Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that nearly one-fourth of cardiovascular disease-related deaths are preventable, and regular exercise plays an important role in reducing one’s risk. Running experts share tips on how to get moving and stay motivated.
Starting 2019 on the right foot can quickly lead to foot pain if the shoes you’re working out in are not right.
If you’ve resolved to become a healthier you in 2019, it’s time to lace up some shoes and hit the pavement: Running is one of the best ways to get fit and stay healthy, even into old age. An expert shares tips on getting started.
Running comes with many benefits, but can it keep you young? Here’s a look at some of the research on the topic.
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon — and was nearly tackled to the ground in the process. Her husband, Roger Robinson is a running journalist with an impressive record in masters running. The pair says as they age, their passion for running doesn’t fade, and it’s all about putting one foot in front of the other.
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Some 35,000 runners braved a slight drizzle and high humidity to take part in the Army Ten-Miler from the Pentagon through D.C. and back again.
The Quantico Tri and 12K events will take place this weekend at the Officer Candidates School on the grounds of the Marine Corps base in Virginia.
Taking your runs outside? A D.C.-area doctor has some tips for runners to stay safe and healthy during summer’s blazing heat.
Unhappy with your speed? Increasing your speed can help your central nervous system, coordination and function. Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley gives some tips on how to increase your speed.
Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley explains why you should add sprints to your workout routine.
Running is a great way to get moving and burn calories. But racking up too many miles can lead to injuries. Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley explains the right steps for runners to take and stay injury-free.
The 45th Cherry Blossom race will bring road closures in D.C. Sunday, as thousands of runners are expected to participate.
An estimated 1,500 runners will participate in the Valentine’s Day-themed Love the Run You’re With 5K in Arlington on Feb. 12. The race offers a challenging course—and perhaps an opportunity for a love connection.
Health is probably the last thing on people’s minds this weekend with Super Bowl celebrations encouraging excessive indulgence, but a group hosting free 5K runs hopes to put wellness at the forefront.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.