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Holiday Gift Guide for Trail Runners (2016)

Got some trail runners on your holiday gift list? Here are a few of my favorite gift suggestions to stick under the tree (or menorah, Festivus pole, etc) including a few new ones for 2016 and some classics that always seem to please....Show More Summary

What’s Better? Brooks Ghost 9 vs. Saucony Ride 9

BROOKS GHOST 9 VS SAUCONY RIDE 9SharesIf you love running as much as I do, then you know better than anyone else just how important your choice of footwear is as you work out. It has the potential to either make your experience fulfilling or absolutely dreadful. Show More Summary

Are We Trail Running, Or Are We "Forest Bathing"? Understanding the Japanese Practice of Shinrin-Yoku

Ever since I started trail running on a daily basis, I have felt a noticeable improvement in my well being. I feel less stressed, I get sick less often, and I've found a spiritual calm that keeps my optimism brimming through the seasons. Show More Summary

7 Helpful Tips for Staying Motivated for Your First 5K

Seven Tips for Staying Motivated for your First 5KSharesAnytime you begin a new habit or set a goal, there is one simple key to success: motivation. Anyone who has ever reached a goal did so because they were motivated to begin, and they stayed motivated until they achieved it. Show More Summary

How to Treat Ankle Joint Pain from Running

How to Treat Ankle Joint Pain from Running Quick Navigation What Causes Ankle Joint Pain While Running?Home Remedies for Ankle Joint Pain For RunnersMedications Commonly Used to Treat Ankle PainSurgery Treatment for Ankle Pain The hip, knee and ankle are the body parts that offer most of the energy required for running. Show More Summary

Playing in Purisima (First Video with Hover Camera Drone)

Took my new Hover Camera out for a spin to try the drone auto-follow capability. This thing is going to be a lot of fun! I'll give it a few more test drives and write up a review in the next few weeks. Pretty amazing how compact these are getting. Leave a comment and let me know what you'd like me to report!Thanks, SD

How to Treat Hip Pointer Pain from Running

How to Treat Hip Pointer Pain from RunningSharesA hip pointer injury can be painful preventing people from doing day-to-day activities. There are a few treatment options offered by doctors. However, unless it is a serious injury, most hip point injuries will heal through conservative treatments. Show More Summary

Lotteries Opening Soon for 2017 Races

Ultra lottery season is on us again! Put your name in the hat for entry into some of our sports most popular events (or all of them like I know many of you do), and let the Lottery Gods determine your fate. Here are some of the moreShow More Summary

How to Start Running with Asthma: A Comprehensive Guide

How to Start Running with Asthma : a comprehensive guideSharesRunning is one of the worst exercise for triggering asthma attacks, therefore, it makes sense to think that running and asthma are mutually exclusive. Combined with the high pollen count and dust levels it is certainly a strong asthma trigger. Show More Summary

The Louder The Monkey, The Smaller His Balls

Howler monkeys are the loudest land animals on Earth, capable of eardrum-shattering volumes of 140 decibels (that's like a jet engine at takeoff). Not surprisingly, male howler monkeys frequently use this power to advertise their sexual fitness, catcalling females with their ear-splitting roars. Show More Summary

Causes & Remedies for Calf Tightness from Running

Causes & Remedies for Calf Tightness from RunningSharesMany runners tend to have one common challenge time and again; experiencing calf tightness. The reason for this is because calf muscles are the most vital muscle groups used when running. Show More Summary

Nicky Spinks Does a Double Bob Graham Round in 45 Hours (Video)

In May 2016, inov-8 runner Nicky Spinks made history by becoming the fastest person to run a Double Bob Graham Round. The 49-year-old cancer-survivor marked 10 years post-diagnosis by running the 132-mile Lake District route, which included around 54,000ft of ascent, in a time of 45 hours and 30 minutes. Show More Summary

Mud Flies At The 2016 Lake Padden Trail Half Marathon (USATF Championship)

The lure of beautiful and lush Pacific Northwest trails...the company of supremely fast elite runners to help me cap off my 2016 racing season...the welcome embrace of an outdoor community...and a typhoon warning predicting six inches of rain and 60+ MPH winds on race morning. Show More Summary

What Are the Benefits of Running Compression Socks?

What Are the Benefits of Running Compression Socks?SharesCompression socks used to be the sole reserve of diabetics and airplane pilots, but have now become gradually acceptable among marathon runners and other runners generally. longer distance runners, in particular, have been using compression socks for several years now. Show More Summary

How to Prevent & Treat Back of the Knee Pain From Running

How to Prevent & Treat Back of the Knee Pain From RunningSharesWhen it comes to running, there are various ailments you have to deal with on an occasional basis. Depending on how often you run, you might be dealing with tired legs, or some sort of joint pain. Show More Summary

Which CamelBak is the Best for Running?

Which CamelBak is the Best for Running?Imagine you’re running down your normal track, minding your own business. The weather was cool enough for a nice run when you left home and all’s right with the world.Gradually you begin to feel...Show More Summary

5 of The Best Running Earbuds for iPhone 7 Under $50

what are The Best Running Earbuds for iPhone 7 Under $50 ?SharesWireless earphones are going to be essential for anyone who's got an iPhone 7 or is planning to get one. Is it possible to find a decent pair of wireless running earbuds...Show More Summary

Does Running Increase Height?

Does Running Increase Height?SharesEver since I started running, I have heard from and spoke with fellow runners who are all curious about one common question; does running increase height? A lot of people believe that you cannot grow taller once you are over 22 years or so. Show More Summary

Technology Trends in Trail Running - 2016

"What are the latest technology trends, and how will that shape the sport of trail running?" Technology Trends in Trail Running - 2016 from Scott Dunlap This was the question that fellow Silicon Valley nerd Richard Bolt (of the American Trail Running Association) and I set out to answer for the US Trail Running Conference in Estes, CO, last weekend. Show More Summary

Why is it so Hard to Breath When I Run? Tips for Better Breathing

Why is it so Hard to Breath When I Run? 4 Tips for Better BreathingSharesIf you can’t breath when you run, you are not alone. Breathing effectively can be tough for even the most seasoned runners. And like most things in running, there are no simple answers. Show More Summary

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