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The Best (and Worst) Post-Race Foods and Drinks

Race photo via Shutterstock Post-race food options are usually of the donuts and bagels variety, unfortunately, because the food provided is most likely donated by a local […]

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Ten Crazy Things Runners Do for Good Luck

Runner image via Shutterstock   For some reason, superstition seems to follow runners throughout their careers. I’ve been around the sport long enough that I’ve […]

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Highlights of the U.S. Olympic Trials

Ever since Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh tied in the 100m event two weekends ago, message boards and Twitter feeds have been abuzz with the […]

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Should Modesty Go Out the Window at a Race?

This guy should put a shirt on it … or not. (Photo via iStockphoto)   Recently, I had a chance to talk to a cross-section […]

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How to Lose That Extra Winter Weight

(Photo via ThinkStock.) This time of year, I often step on the scale and take an inventory of the damage, as in, how much weight […]

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Six Adductor Exercises to Build Strength

Step aerobics is one way to help strengthen the adductor and abductor muscles. (Photo via IT Stock / Polka Dot / Thinkstock.) Recently, I was […]

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Six Adductor Exercises to Build Stregngth

Step aerobics is one way to help strengthen the adductor and abductor muscles. (Photo via IT Stock / Polka Dot / Thinkstock.) Recently, I was […]

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Why Should You Run In Rain, Snow, Sleet, and Mud?

Photo via Comstock/Thinkstock. Did you run through this weekend’s torrential deluge? I did, and it wasn’t the first time, either. I’ve got to have run […]

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Last-Minute Tips from a Boston Marathon Veteran

If you’re running the Boston Marathon this year, congratulations. You might be one of the lucky people who qualified on your first try, or perhaps […]

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To Aleve or Not to Aleve

Recently, my doctor recommended non-specific anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to help calm down some chronic nerve pain down my leg. I wanted to oblige wholeheartedly, but […]

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How to Drink and Run

From the pounding of a headache, to the soreness of dehydrated muscles, everyone knows that a hangover is no fun. Add a run into the […]

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Planking: In Praise of Planks

If you’re still putting your hands behind your head and pulling on your neck, I have news for you: The 21st century has arrived, and […]

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A Recipe for Fitness: Don't Forget to Rest

Today marks my first post for Boston’s Hub Health, and ironically, it’s also day four of a bout of forced rest for me. Normally, I’m […]