Why MEAT Is the New RICE When It Comes to Treating Injuries

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Whether you’ve done the telltale stiff strut the day after a race or found yourself with a stiff neck from not paying attention to form during CrossFit, it’s likely you’ve faced down a musculoskeletal injury that required “RICE” --- an acronym for rest, ice, compression and elevation. Since 1978, …
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Marathon Cheater Gets Caught (Much To Our Amusement)

Female Runner Winning Marathon

This is a news story too hilarious not to share. And while cheating is seriously uncool, the specific details of this particular story had me laughing for days. A 31-year-old woman who "won" a marathon was disqualified when her race stats came under fire as --- well, impossible. Here are a few of …
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Why Exercise Isn’t Always the Answer to Depression

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I'm a firm believer in the power of exercise in helping to deal with stress. I know it's a powerful tool because it works for me --- I struggle with Generalized Anxiety Disorder* and have dealt with depression, and my more difficult periods can be precisely tied to times when I've slacked off on …
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Mizuno Asks: What if Everybody Ran? (Plus Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review)

what if everybody ran?

As I've mentioned in the past, I'm really lucky to count a huge number of talented, dedicated and sociable runners as my friends. We might have different races and different paces, but once we all gather together at the end, we're all just runners. (And, generally, happy to be done!) Recently, …
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Burn More Calories With This Simple Trick …

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Ever wondered which position on the elliptical burns more calories? And just how much extra energy you burn by moving those handles? Well, the good folks at Cybex International conducted a study that was published in the Journal of Exercise Physiology about its Cybex Arc Trainer (love that piece of …
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