to help others and loved running. Seven miles later, however, something went horribly wrong.It should have been the best of times for Lucero. The previous week she had defended her doctoral dissertation to become, in effect, Dr Cynthia Lucero
If you ask me, the ancient Olympians were a lot cleverer than we are. They had the good sense to run, jump and throw in the nude. When you put anything between your skin and the environment, such as shorts and a singlet, you only decrease your body
Amby Burfoot is Executive Editor of Runner's World USA, and the 1968 Boston Marathon winner Imagine that there was an exercise programme that could guarantee to get you in shape with only three identical 30-minute exercise sessions per week. I
runners, both men and women, were remarkably consistent: they ran with a stride rate of about 180 strides per minute.Run 75-80 per cent of your weekly mileage at a relaxed (EZ) pace This kind of running builds your basic aerobic capacity, and strengthens
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
Some runners don't worry much about their weight. They think: I run, therefore I can eat a cow for dinner. But these same runners gain 3.3 pounds per decade, according to a recent US analysis of 4,700 mid-life male runners by the National Runners
, it follows that many of the best marathon times should have been run there.Nope. There has been only one men's world-best time at Boston, and that was back in 1947, when Yun Bok Suh of Korea ran 2:25:39. Two women have set world bests at Boston. Liane Winter
’t think gender per se is an issue," he said. "On the other hand, many women are small and might run for more than four hours, and those are risk factors."Our conversation concluded with Almond returning to a point he had made several times already. "I don
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