Pleasure to meet you! As the editor in chief of Women’s Running, I’ll be taking over this blog once a week to give you a behind-the-scenes look at our magazine and an all-access pass to running events around the world. Since we’ll be spending every Friday together, I should probably introduce myself.
In two years, former “Biggest Loser” contestant Rebecca Meyer lost more than 100 pounds, gained a new career and found her soul mate. Now she’s paying it forward. At mile 10 of the Des Moines Half Marathon, Rebecca Meyer changed her life. Meyer had recently undergone a drastic physical transformation: her total weight loss of […]
The holiday season is officially over. Unfortunately, if you are like many of us, the sluggish feeling from eating all of the amazingly rich holiday food still lingers. Most of us at Women’s Running magazine are detoxing from the indulgent eating we did over the past month by renewing our commitment to healthy eating.
Does the cold weather outside have you contemplating hitting the treadmill? For some, this is a welcome break from pounding the pavement; for others, the monotony of running on a treadmill is equivalent to medieval torture.
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Do you remember driving somewhere with your parents and thinking that every stop seemed so far away? There’s a reason sitcoms often feature children in the back seat of a car shouting, “Are we there yet?” For many adults, setting a new year’s resolution can evoke the same anxious feelings children display over arriving at […]
When the ball drops, many of us take time to evaluate the year past and set goals to create a better, more enlightened path into the new year. As runners, we often enter the new year with a renewed commitment to our training and vow to keep putting one foot in front of the other while […]
Nearly everyone loves chocolate and the runner on your list is certainly deserving of a delicious delight. Theo Holiday Chocolate Bars are USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified and available in four tantalizing flavors: Milk & Cookies, Gingerbread Spice, Nutcracker Toffee and Peppermint Stick. Pick up a supply of these tasty stocking stuffers at your […]
THIS MONTH’S TRAINING TIP SPONSORED BY Polar RCX5 Top reasons to train with heart rate during the off season: Takes the guess work out of your training. Gauges your intensity. The goal for off season training is to not over train, but recover from the previous season and stay fresh. Helps you try new, fun […]
Make the running bug contagious! Use these reader-tested tactics to help motivate your friends and family to hit the streets. Wendy Toth, a 30-year-old runner from New York City, has a clear mental picture of her ideal Sunday morning: I’d go for a long weekend run with my boyfriend, and then we’d stop by a […]