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Recent Articles for Runners:

Health: Benefits of physical activity and health
Running and pollution
EPO : illegal, effective, and deadly
Effects of Running on Immune System
The Dangers of Dehydration

Running Injuries: Cross-training to prevent injury and improve technique
Reducing Shock to Prevent Running Injuries 
Why do runners get stress fractures?
Retuning to running after stress fracture or other major injury
Nine-week water running plan to stay in shape while injured
Listen to your body
Running and its Impact!

Nutrition for Runners: Fat facts
Iron for runners
Eat & Drink for Distance Running Performance
Are We Eating Healthy?

Training: Should you cross train?
Should runners lift weights?
Cool-down for Quick Recovery
Running safely through the summer
Should you run twice per day?
Benefits of Long Runs
Principles of Detraining - What happens if you stop training?
Strategies for back-to-back hard days
How high should you go? Runner mileage
Limitations on physiological predictors
Lactate threshold velocity and running performance
Setting goals for your running
Optimal training / recovery ratio

Preparing your legs for 26.2 miles of hard road
Improving speed for distance runners
Optimal Marathon Training
10-Step Plan to Effective Race Training
Guide to High-Altitude Training
Common Training Mistakes 
Tapering for optimal racing performance
Training, Recovery, Supercompensation
Cooper Test

Racing: How to plan your racing schedule
Pre-cool to run fast in the heat
Tune-up races
How to speed up recovery from racing
Race Preparation
Decision making during a marathon
Race Analysis

Ask the Experts: What additional precautions should the runner take while training under warm weather?

Weight Loss: Surgical options for weight loss
Liposuction treatment for weight loss?
Obesity and Genetics
Tips to reduce fat & cholesterol in the diet
Tips for Weight Loss and Maintenance
Fruits & vegetables to help manage weight

Running shoes: Running shoes categories
Running shoes tips
Choose the right walking shoes

Women Runners: Running while pregnant  


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