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Running Tips

Take a cue from the pros and don't go into your race cold. "Do this warm-up before the gun goes off to help freshen your legs," says Andrew Kastor, founder and coach of High Sierra Striders running club in Mammoth Lakes, California. It's a smart start to any run; also try it once or twice a week as you train.

Stick to your training plans and take on more miles with these tips from readers who've successfully crossed the finish line.

A new study digs into why swishing and spitting your sports drink—aka "carb-rinsing"—might be almost as good for your performance as drinking it.

1. Doughnuts. 2. More doughnuts.

Not sure how to balance strength training with your running schedule? We've got the expert advice.

These tips will help you melt away tightness and take your performance to the next level.

Ease your nerves (and post-race aches) with TV's funniest characters. Learn from their running mistakes, so you can avoid making them yourself.

A new study of mountain ultramarathoners finds that one type of exercise leads to faster finishes.

If it's good enough for them, it's good enough for us.

How early morning training sessions turned a solitary skeptic into a high-fiving believer.

Looking to increase your power and speed? Try this one exercise that expertly combines strength and agility training for the best results.

Foot keep falling asleep? Nagging tooth pain?

Can barre classes help you heal a running injury? Our expert weighs in.

When you head out for an early morning run, you're pounding the pavement to improve your health, clear your head, and get ready for a productive day.

Fall foliage definitely trumps the view of the treadmill dashboard. But there are a few things to keep in mind before trading the treadmill for the trails.

Heading out for a run sounds so simple—there's no equipment, no gym membership required, and no complicated moves.

If your treadmill's incline is set to zero, you're missing out on some serious benefits: An incline treadmill workout burns more calories, activates different muscles, and boosts your body's cardio ef

Nothing kills a get-up-and-run mood quite like 95-degree heat. But if you arm yourself with these eight tips, you'll know how to power through and run in the heat—no sweat.