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"I run for Boston." So many marathoners have declared that line over the years while training to achieve a qualifying time for what is considered the Holy Grail of American marathons.
Mike Hill, the director of Sports Performance at Georgetown University talks to Paula Wolfson about the ABCs of healthy knees.
It wasn't all that long ago that the standard advice for anyone seeking to lose weight was "calories in -- calories out." Now we're finding out it's much more complicated than that.
It is said every great journey begins with a single step. The same thing applies to running, say, the Marine Corps Marathon. You don't begin your training by running 26.2 miles. You begin by jogging around the block -- that first step - - and gradually build your endurance over time.
WTOP's Paula Wolfson chronicled her quest for a Marine Corps Marathon finisher's medal in her "On the Run" blog. She now turns her attention to the athletic pursuits of others and the challenge of mixing family, work and fitness in our busy lives "on the run."
New York City Marathon runners will be taking to the streets of a city still reeling from superstorm Sandy, and many are weighing the pros and cons of running in a disaster zone.
I made it. I have completed my first marathon, and I have the medal to prove it.
Fitness expert Craig Ramsay offers tips on the proper way for runners to stretch.
Just about every time I meet up with "Vince the Trainer," he puts 10, 12 or 15 pound weights in my hands and says, "curls for the girls!" He is, of course, talking about the benefits resistance training has on, how shall we say, my chest muscles. But with October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's important to remember that "curls for the girls" can and should be taken in a broader context.
How do you stay on track when your week at the beach falls in the middle training for your first marathon?