10 Inspirational Quotes for the New School Year
Whether or not you are headed back to school, September is a time of renewal. Draw inspiration for a new chapter with these words of wisdom.
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Knowing When to Alter Your Training Plan
I’m almost halfway through training for the Big Sur International Marathon and I am thankful to say (knock on wood) I haven’t had any issues with my training, my long runs, my paces or anything else for that matter. However, I’ve been following the RW Challenge First-Timers marathon training plan and while my long runs…
Everybody has a brain
If you find running difficult, the way to make it easier isn't to avoid it, but to do more of it. If you avoid it, the next time you try to do it, it'll be even more difficult. This is true not only...
Common Running Injuries (Infographic)
Running is one of the most common forms of exercise in the world. You can do it almost anywhere and need very minimal equipment. Judging by the latest barefoot or minimalist running trend, some wou…
7 Important Exercises You're Probably Neglecting
Ankles are often neglected when it comes to your strength-training routine, but they shouldn't be. Strong, flexible ankles are an important foundation, helping
9 Foods A Runner's Diet Should Have
Runners should follow a proper diet to maintain their health and to achieve maximum performance. According to world famous dieticians like Steve Caning and Nick Nelson, runners should be careful with what, how and when they eat. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to http://runnerswomen.com with this graphic.
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The 7 Stretches Every Runner Should Do — Runner's Blueprint
Running is a fantastic cardiovascular exercise. I love to run, and it’s great knowing that it’s good for me too. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always a catch?) This high impact sport also puts a lot of stress on your body, especially on the lower limbs and joints. The build-up of this stress can …