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Cat Bradley
Real life worries can be as exhausting as the toughest workouts. With awareness and flexibility, they won't ruin your…
When life comes at you fast, it's natural if you find your physical resilience slowing down.
Solo jaunts into the wild can be daunting. But with proper planning and the right attitude, they offer rich rewards.
Knowing what’s pouring from your pores can elevate your fitness.
The old 10 percent rule may be overcautious but too much, too soon still risks injury.
Simple training exercises can stave off injury and keep you moving in the face of fatigue.
Achieving a new personal best marathon time takes focus and work.
Your lungs won’t freeze but you need to take precautions during winter runs nonetheless. 
The unpredictable terrain of trail running makes descents challenging. Here’s how to handle them.
High elevation paths offer opportunities for adventure but need to be treated with respect.
There’s no tried and true way to learn to determination in the face of adversity but these tricks and tips can help.…
That long-standing advice about keeping the treadmill incline at 1%?
After resisting Pilates for years, I’ve embraced it and my running’s never been better.
Branching out into other sports in the off season offers many benefits to athletes, including fun.
After a long time away from ultra-running, 100 miles hurts bad. But giving up on yourself hurts even worse.
Whole foods can provide the replenishing minerals athletes need to stay at peak performance.
Myths, misconceptions and neglect can make for big mistakes about eating before a competition.
New research on caffeine busts some long-standing myths about how it affects performance.
The bacteria in your digestive tract may be the key to warding off illness and tummy troubles during training—and in…
Races can be important parts of training for bigger goals but you need to approach them wisely.
Running on mountains is a pleasure of the season but you need to prepare for its risks.
Athletes need rest for recovery and performance but many find it hard to make the time for it.
The nutritional practice could help endurance use fuel more efficiently but prolonged use could impair performance.
A one-stop guide to approaching eating as an elite athlete.
Training in high elevation has serious benefits for athletes but if you’re not careful, those benefits could disappear…
Your favorite running shoes are perfect for pavement but can’t handle the wild terrain of trails.
From cups to needles and beyond, these bodywork techniques may be the key to putting pain behind you.
When you're caught out in a storm, there are ways to limit your exposure.
Almost no one starts out loving running up inclines but the performance benefits are too great to ignore.
The warm weather is a strong temptation to push yourself too hard and get hurt. Here’s how to keep from getting…
Runners habitually pop ibuprofen and other NSAIDs before races. Research says it might do more harm than good.
I was a siesta skeptic until an afternoon snooze helped me survive a punishing gauntlet of runs. But research shows you…
The throb of a broken rib kept me from pinning on a race number this week. Here’s how to know when your body’s…
Running with the highest performing athletes reminded me of simple lessons about fueling your body and balancing your…
Sleep is critical to recovery and performance but hard to make time for when you're busy. Here's how to get quality…
Tummy troubles run in my family. Getting tested for Celiac Disease kept me from constant sprints to the bathroom.
With proper training, your mind could be your most valuable tool on race day.
Buried under snow and miles from an emergency room, we had to rely on first aid training and household items to treat a…
Post-run drinks may make it harder for your body to recover and become stronger.
Steep inclines can be intimidating and difficult but with the right approach they don’t have to slow you down.
Running at night can be a beautiful experience and make you love the spot even more.
A simple stretching routine can stave off injuries and cramps when you’re forced to sit for hours on end.
Experienced athletes have an advantage but still need to build slowly and safely while they get back up to speed.
The running world has embraced maximalism with “fat” running shoes. Should you go big?
Winter can mean a lot of pain for runners. Here are simple ways to help you stay on your feet through the season.
Getting punctured by a needle can be scary but, believe me, the relief is real
The hemp-derived compound may ease soreness and relieve pain without the drawbacks of other pain relievers.
Runners can up their game and avoid the impact by skating, cycling and skiing. Until recently, it was generally…

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