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Benefits of Heart Rate Training

via Ever wonder what a heart rate monitor is or why people exercise with heart rate? Check out this video which answers those questions and shows how training with heart rate provides motivation to workout smarter, track your progress, get feedback and reach your personal fitness goals. Plus, this video demonstrates exactly what a […]

Run club sign up

Join the Brooks Women’s Running Run Club Yes! I want to join the Brooks Women’s Running magazine Run Club In addition to a one-year subscription to Women’s Running magazine, I’ll receive: A Brooks technical short sleeve shirt A Headsweats “Run Girl” visor A pair of Drymax High-Performance Running Socks Yankz! Shoelaces Monthly Run Club e-newsletter […]

Women’s 10-Mile Champion Crowned

In her first ever race longer than seven miles, Molly Huddle ran for the win at the USATF Women’s 10-Mile Championship in Flint, Michigan on Saturday. Huddle finished fourth overall behind three runners from Ethiopia in the women’s field, as the U. S. Championship title was contested amidst an international field as part of the […]

Exercise to be a better leader

A new study from the Center for Creative Leadership found that CEOs and other executives who exercised regularly were rated significantly better leaders by their bosses, peers and reports than those who didn’t exercise frequently. The Center theorizes that exercise helps managers cope with stress and makes them more efficient. I, for one, use exercise […]

Go Kara!

In the upcoming Sept/Oct issue of Women’s Running, Jayme Otto profiles marathon runner Kara Goucher, the current “it” girl of the sport. An Olympian and third place finisher at the 2009 Boston Marathon (pictured at left, photo courtesy, Goucher is training for the August 23 marathon world championships in Berlin. This weekend, she competed […]

Amazing Aging!

Sunday was a pretty cool day for women’s endurance racing. In Roth Germany, Britain’s Chrissie Wellington shattered the women’s Ironman triathlon world record in a time of 8:31:59 – an improvement of more than ten minutes faster than the previous world’s best. Chrissie has been on a tear since her debut in IM racing in […]

The Power of Suggestion

From an inspirational sports perspective, last weekend couldn’t be beat. The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, battled out another brilliant Wimbledon final (with Serena ultimately claiming this year’s championship). On the men’s side, Roger Federer rose to his 15th Grand Slam title after a grueling competition against Andy Roddick. And in cycling, the Tour de […]