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Better running tips from the Air Force

May 30 2:10 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Cucuzzella said running injuries are 100 percent preventable but many people don’t have the posture, core stability or the proper muscle balance in their gluteus maximus (buttocks), legs and feet to keep from getting injured. Cucuzzella said the strongest runners are better at using the power in their glutes, rather than their quadriceps and legs to run. These are all things that can be corrected with simple stability exercises." Read More

Top 16-Year-Old Has a Long To-Do List

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

The unraveling of a rare talent

May 09 3:17 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

For a long time, he was the "other" guy who broke four minutes for the mile in HS. His story ultimately turned tragic. Read More

Alan Webb is far from finished

Apr 22 1:40 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"'Maybe there is a chance I might miracle my way out of this. It's probably not going to end well but I'm going for it anyways because I believe it is something special.'" Read More

Shalane Flanagan can’t wait for Boston

Apr 03 1:21 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"It would basically put the cherry on top of my whole career. It means pretty much everything to me. When I started out running as a little girl, I thought of what are the ultimate stages to perform on, and to me it was the Olympics, and then, growing up in the area, the Boston Marathon." Read More

5 Running Apps Worth Checking Out

Apr 03 1:15 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

Still more apps to consider for the runner who likes to phone it in. Read More

10 weird things affecting your workout

Mar 15 2:10 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Hormonal shifts during a woman's menstrual cycle creates more laxity or "give" to muscles at certain times, putting her at a greater risk of injuries (particularly to the knees), says Dr. C. David Geier, Jr., director of sports medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina." Read More

Can Running Be Good for Your Knees?

Mar 05 1:24 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Animal models show that exercise promotes cartilage thickening and protects its stretchy properties, according to Williams. In other words, instead of wearing down your bearings, running may grease them." Read More

Don't Worry, Be Appy

Feb 28 11:05 a.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

Eight fitness Apps to keep you going. Read More

Running and Singing and Breathing

Feb 05 6:42 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

How do you prepare for an opera about a girl who works in a cigarette factory? Running, of course, among other things. Check out the breathing exercises at the end. Read More

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