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  • Testing for the “Sports Gene”

    Kristin Harrison /

    Want to find out which sport your child may be best at in the future? According to this New York Times article, if you visit Atlas Sports Genetics in Boulder, Colo., you can. For a fee of $149, the lab collects DNA from your child via a cheek swab and then analyzes the gene ACTN3, […]

  • It’s Not Much of a Stretch

    Jeana Durst /

    Next time you are chasing a PR at a race, you might consider skipping the popular standing quadriceps stretch. In a recent study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers found that static stretches like these actually decreased leg power. So instead of holding your usual stretches for 30 seconds, opt for more […]

  • Run club thank you

    Jessica Sebor /

    Thank you for joining the Brooks Women’s Running Run Club and subscribing to Women’s Running magazine.  If you have any questions about your membership, please contact us at  For your reference, your credit card has been charged this amount: One-year Run Club membership      49.95 Shipping & Handling                        4.75 TOTAL CHARGED         […]

  • Dirty Water

    Tiffany Connors /

    After a run, there’s nothing like that first sip of water for refreshment without the guilt. But an Environmental Working Group report states that 10 major brands of bottled water tested positive for pollutants ranging from chlorine and fertilizer residue to caffeine and arsenic. The levels found were as high as those found in tap […]

  • Flip-Flops Fall Flat

    Tiffany Connors /

    Another reason to pack up your flip-flops for the season? A study in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association tested plantar pressure—which can lead to the painful plantar fasciitis—for women wearing athletic shoes, flip-flops and in bare feet. The flip-flops were only slightly better at protecting feet from plantar pressure than going shoeless, […]

  • Women’s Running on the Radio

    Kristin Harrison /

    Women’s Running editor in chief Kristin Harrison talked about the launch of the magazine on the radio show “Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy” this week. Visit this link to hear the interview.

  • Women’s Running Store

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  • Submit a WWM Profile

    Jessica Sebor /

    Thank you for submitting your “Women Who Move” bio to Women’s Running Magazine for consideration. “Women Who Move” recognizes women who are committed to an active, healthy lifestyle and serves to motivate others. If you are chosen to be highlighted in our “Women Who Move” column, you will be contacted by our editors. {loadposition runclubbottom}

  • Advertiser Form

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    Thank you for your interest in advertising with Women’s Running Magazine, the world’s largest women-specific running magazine. We have received your contact form submission and a representative will be contacting you shortly. {loadposition subscriptionbottom}

  • Women’s Running Magazine To Debut In 2009

    Jessica Sebor /

    For Immediate Release St. Petersburg, Florida (August 4, 2008) – Her Sports + Fitness, the award-winning national women’s sports and fitness magazine, announced a major re-branding today. In response to the explosive growth in the women’s running industry, Her Sports + Fitness will become Women’s Running beginning with its January 2009 issue. Founder and Publisher […]