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It’s Not Much of a Stretch

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

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Dirty Water

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

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

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.

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Women’s Running Magazine To Debut In 2009

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 […]

Participate in a Stretching Study

To stretch, or not to stretch? Researchers have long debated the benefits (or lack thereof) of stretching before or after exercise, and have yet to find a conclusive answer. Most previous stretching studies have been too small to find definitive results, so researchers at the The University of Sydney and the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for […]