Is L.A. faster on foot?
Mar 19 8:07 a.m.
We know it takes about two hours to run a marathon (ha!). Steve Lowery investigated the question: Is it faster to run the course, or drive it?
Increase in Extremely Obese Children
Mar 19 5:17 a.m.
"The obesity epidemic is hitting children harder than ever, with 7.3 percent of boys and 5.5 percent of girls classified as extremely obese in a California study, researchers from Kaiser Permanente report."
Marathon Training and the Heart
Mar 18 5:20 a.m.
"Researchers measured stiffness in the runners' aortas using pulse wave velocity, and found that marathon runners had higher than average wave velocity, indicating an increased risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease."
NCAA Indoors This Weekend!
Mar 12 6:18 a.m.
"There are 16 men running the mile, and everybody's under four minutes," Henry marveled. "Sixteen men running all under four minutes is incredible."
Slimmer with Vino?
Mar 08 7:56 a.m.
"Females who drink sensible amount of wine have a lesser tendency of becoming stout, suggests a novel study."
Crazy Eddie Izzard
Mar 05 7:38 a.m.
The British comedian Eddie Izzard, not a runner, decided to take it up. In fact, he decided to run 1,000 miles around the UK, to benefit Sports Relief. Going from 0 miles a day to 30 a day was no joke, but in the end, he nailed the routine and brought the house down.