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Women's Running - Women's Running Magazine

Ultimate Intention

As a writer and marketing professional in the running and multi-sport industry, I have the opportunity to meet a great many elite athletes. I get such a kick out of hearing their stories – how the paths they’ve chosen in life have led them to find the sports they love. I’m also always curious as […]

Mix It Up

If you haven’t yet tasted Mix1, stop by your nearest Whole Foods and grab a bottle – your body will thank you! Mix1 protein shakes are an ideal solution for those of us who don’t get enough antioxidants, fiber or protein in our daily diets – or, more or less most of us. Mix1 provides […]

Polar STAR Training Program

Learn how to get started on a customized training program with the unique Polar feature, STAR Training Program. This feature is available exclusively on the Polar FT60 and FT80. More from PolarUSA

Justin’s Nut Butters

Maybe it’s because I’m training for an Ironman triathlon, but I can’t seem to think of much else but food these days. Therefore, I was thrilled to discover that my girlfriend Morgan, owner of Atlanta-based retailer all3sports, left behind a sweet surprise after visiting my home in Boulder last week. Morgan had stopped off at […]

Function + Fashion = Ability

I felt an intuitive pull to stop at my mailbox on my way to the track this morning, so it was no surprise to find a tidy little package waiting there. What was a surprise was my immediate affinity for the gift inside – a sweet new pair of Rudy Project’s Ability sunglasses. On first […]

Half the Battle

How to stay motivated during months of training for a successful race day. Running is both a physical and motivational challenge—requiring fitness, endurance and a solid plan of action. For many of us, the hardest part isn’t preparing our bodies for the race, but rather staying committed to months of training. The following advice will […]

Perfecting Your Form

Thomas Miller, Ph.D., explains how to refine your running technique. HOW WILL IMPROVING MY RUNNING TECHNIQUE IMPACT MY RUNNING? Improving your running technique even a fraction of a percent per stride can have a huge effect on your ability to run faster/longer, recover faster, have fewer injuries, and enjoy your running even more. Think about […]

Wonder Foods for Runners

Make over your diet with these must-have foods for female runners. The most recent slew of studies suggests that what you toss in your grocery cart can improve performance, prevent injury and bestow various health benefits. And certain foods can do all this while meeting the unique nutrition needs of women runners. We chewed our […]

Avant-CARB

Jazz up your diet with these cool carbs. Women runners seem to have a natural aversion to the C word. For many of us, consuming the usual carbs (think pasta and potatoes) seems like a bad idea when trying to lose weight and eat better. We lose sight of the fact that they are the […]

Mmmmmmm…. Mandarin!

I just sampled the latest flavor offering from GU Energy Gels, Mandarin Orange, and I have to say the taste is 100% spot-on. If you’re a citrus fan, I’d suggest you give this gel a try. Not only does it provide 100 calories of sustained energy from all natural ingredients to fuel your workouts; it’s […]