Aerobic exercise fires up the neurons in the hippocampus area of the brain, which is the portion of the brain responsible for learning, the study finds.
A subset of the population thrives on the pain — and euphoria — of pushing their physical limits.
Some experts call it “hitting the wall,” others call it “the bonk”: Either way, it’s the all-around unpleasant situation when an athlete’s body shuts down even if they are in the middle of a race or competition.
Unless your running shoes come equipped with ice cleats or snow chains, you’re going to have find a few alternatives when it comes to working out. And winter is the perfect time to cross-train. (Workout plan)
Here are six tips for making the most of your time on the treadmill.
Have you been putting off training for that big race this fall? Expert tips on the best ways to get in shape.
WASHINGTON — The secret is out about the mysterious shoestring holes on the top of your sneakers — it turns out they are there for a reason. Most runners, hikers and walkers don’t even bother…
WASHINGTON — The first sunny days of spring are often the busiest in Washington — at least on the sidewalks. Runners, forced into hibernation all winter long, break out of the gym and take their…
Runners, mark your calendars: the Marine Corps Marathon has
announced the date for its lottery to register for the exclusive race.
The trail connecting Doctor\’s Run Park and S. George Mason Drive to Randolph Elementary School is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
Anyone who exercises outdoors in the heat needs to remember that their body is working hard to keep cool.
The Walls family of Arlington, Va. was in Boston when the marathon bombing occurred last year. They remember the harrowing experience of living through it and will be back again for this year\’s Boston Marathon.
An inspiring charity race in California became even more touching when runners trotted off course to thank a 95-year-old veteran.
Moderate exercise is healthy and a part of many people\’s New Year\’s resolutions, but is more exercise necessarily healthier?