Once again, the NATIONAL RUN A MILE DAYS has enticed thousands of school-aged children to answer the call, R U A MILER?
The smiling face of one our members in the post-finish line area of the Boston Marathon was indicative of how Monday, April 15th had gone. The weather had cooperated this year. There was no heat and humidity to scare off runners. It was a good day. All that changed at 2:50 pm. Read moving tributes in this issue by Running & FitNews Editor Jeff Venables and Executive Director Dave Watt, who was greeting members at the finish line when the twin bombs exploded. Also included in this issue is a review of a study on the effects of statins on the kidneys, weight training suggestions to improve performance, a variety of injury-related recommendations from sports medicine experts, and more!
Q:Nausea During Distance Events?
A:The fact that these symptoms occur well into these extended events suggests that dehydration or electrolyte imbalance is affecting peristalsis Read More
May 20 5:43 p.m.
Article by: ARA Staff
"High school sophomores do not tackle marathons. They do not run 110 miles a week. They do not get up at 5 a.m. for five-mile jogs to supplement their afternoon training. There is no evidence that high mileage has an adverse physiological effect on young runners, said Dr. Cathy Fieseler, a primary care sports medicine physician and the president of the American Medical Athletic Association." Read More
a blog by Dave Watt
Get the DVD Now!