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Why Long-Distance Runners Will Benefit from Short Distance Races

If you prefer running long distances, then racing short distance races should be something you consider. You should see how beneficial it is, even though you might think short distances are too short for you. It is not about the challenge but more about the benefit. It Increases Your Endurance You will help build your endurance by going on…

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Information and Guide For Flat Footed Runners

Footed Runners

About a third of the human population is flat-footed. People with flat feet can still go running, but there are a few things they should know about first. When you go on a run, you’ll have to move your feet while using the muscles in your legs a lot. Someone with flat feet will experience pain when they run,…

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Running With Asthma – A Guide to Breathing Right

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If you’re someone who has asthma, then you’re probably in need of knowing how to breathe the right way, especially if you starting a running regime. It is possible to breathe correctly while running with asthma, and it is easy to remember and memorize. Hundreds of Olympic athletes have asthma, so you shouldn’t feel ashamed. Suffering from asthma will…

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How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 2

Distance relay races are really one-offs, they are over different lengths and terrains. Legs of the race can be vastly different also, so it is highly important that each of your members have the skills to successfully carry out their own leg of the race. These sort of epic competitions can be over a couple of days or in…

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How to Run a Distance Relay Race – Part 1

Running is normally an individual event when it you against the world, however there is one running discipline that depends on team work. And of course this is relay running which is the event that normally closes the Olympic Games. Relay racing at an occasion like the Olympic Games or the World Championships defines the camaraderie that all runners…

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Running in the Olympics – Part 2

Our second lap around the track to learn all we can about Olympic running events starts with middle distance  running. Olympic Games middle distance running is officially classed as any race that is not a sprint, and is less than three thousand meters in length. At present two Olympic Games events qualify: One thousand five hundred meters. Eight hundred…

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Running in the Olympics – Part 1

The Olympic Games motto, Citius, Altius, Fortius meaning Faster, Higher, Stronger depicts exactly the qualities needed to achieve gold at the most prestigious sporting event in the world. But no discipline defines the Olympic Games more than the running events. The events on the track captivate the audiences in the vast arenas that go to watch the games every…

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Charity at the Heart of Running – Running for a Cause

Running is a goal that everyone strives to achieve and surpass their self-made record. It is also part of diets and exercise plans alike. Running is considered to be extremely important to make a perfectly healthy lifestyle. For years running has been used as an opportunity to raise awareness for different causes, from supporting the cancer foundation to raising…

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Famous Runners of All Time – Part 3

The concluding part to see who are the greatest runners of all time highlights even more men and women who have left their mark on athletics. Their dedication and passion for running has been a beacon of light to many aspiring runners, and they have left a trail of fire behind them. Michael Johnson Michael Johnson is undisputedly one…

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