running

body

Exercise Addiction Is an Underdiagnosed Epidemic

For a long time, my doctors saw only a healthy person who exercised. But I had to learn to be honest with myself about how running was running my life.
Kimberly Zapata
8.28.19
Sports

The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon

When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
Bianca Betancourt
3.25.19
running

Marathoner Runs 19 Miles with Lost Puppy, Adopts Him After Race

Khemjira Klongsanun was running a marathon in Thailand when she came across a lost puppy in the road. She couldn't help herself, and so she brought it along.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.31.19
running

Two Different 'Dick Run Claires' Are Feuding Online over Who Came First

"I don't mind that she’s running dicks. I mind that she’s acting like she came up with this without crediting me."
River Donaghey
1.25.19
Art

Meet 'Dick Run Claire,' the Woman Who Draws Dicks with Running Apps

Claire's run dozens of routes resembling penises of various shapes and sizes.
Gavin Butler
1.17.19
Phys Ed

Taper Madness Is Real and This Is How You Can Avoid it Before a Big Race

In the weeks before a big marathon—when you're not getting that long-run endorphin hit—things can get a little emotionally haywire.
Allie Volpe
1.16.19
Phys Ed

The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated

Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
Christian Finn
1.9.19
Phys Ed

Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?

Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
Christian Finn
11.7.18
disability

This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon

She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18
mental health

A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating

Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
Christian Jarrett
10.23.18
spending

I Ran a Marathon on a Shoestring Budget—and You Can Too

Here’s everything I bought (and a few things I skipped) to train for and run my first marathon.
Kelley MacDonald
10.9.18
Phys Ed

This Is How Running and Cycling Affect the Way Your Body Builds Muscle

How much cardio should you do when you're trying to get stronger?
Christian Finn
9.10.18
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