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Why is Exercise Such a Chore?

Why is Exercise Such a Chore? | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Exercise confers huge health benefits, so why does it often feel like such a chore? Evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman of Harvard explains the paradox.
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Yeah, it's not really that detailed but I like nearly everything Lieberman writes.

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Motivational tips for long distance running

Motivational tips for long distance running | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Expert advice from ultra-runner Lizzy Hawker on how to push your boundaries, max your performance - and enjoy it...
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Barefoot Running University » Nine Bizarre Tips to Help You Finish an Ultramarathon

Barefoot Running University » Nine Bizarre Tips to Help You Finish an Ultramarathon | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
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Are Barefoot Shoes Really Better?

Are Barefoot Shoes Really Better? | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Half of women who switched to barefoot running or minimalist sports shoes failed to adjust their form, resulting in more wear and tear on their bodies, rather than less, new research shows.
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Training for a Marathon, With Your Co-Workers

Training for a Marathon, With Your Co-Workers | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
A grade-school teacher describes how she and four of her colleagues have trained together to run a marathon — and have found a new sense of camaraderie along the way.
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The Evolution of the Runner's High

The Evolution of the Runner's High | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
People and dogs experience runner's high. Ferrets don't. New findings may help explain why aerobic exercise appears to be part of our evolutionary history.
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Hitting the trail with elite runner Zola Budd

Budd talks of barefooting, running in Africa and keeping shoes off of kids.

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Whiting: Father of ultrarunning shares passion

Whiting: Father of ultrarunning shares passion | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Home: Whiting: Father of ultrarunning shares passion | ainsleigh, running, run, miles, ultra, runners, through, trail, race, down
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Raman Subbaraman's curator insight, July 5, 2013 12:54 AM

The godfather of ultrarunning will always be ahead – clearing path


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Lose weight, gain speed? - Running Shorts - - True/Slant

Lose weight, gain speed? - Running Shorts - - True/Slant | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
A recent NY Times article explored the connection between weight and athletic performance. Runners have long known that carrying extra pounds will slow them down, but does being lighter always result in faster racing performances?
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Interview with Mike Morton, 2012 Badwater 135 Champion

Interview with Mike Morton, 2012 Badwater 135 Champion | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
An interview with Mike Morton following his win at the 2012 Badwater Ultramarathon.
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Can Athletes Perform Well on a Vegan Diet?

Can Athletes Perform Well on a Vegan Diet? | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Is going totally meatless and dairy-free advisable for serious athletes -- or for the rest of us who just want to be healthy and fit? Gretchen Reynolds talks with three fitness experts.
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Finding a Sustainable Running Stride

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In recent years, the focus in recreational running has been on finding a training method that will keep people from being sidelined by injuries.
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Runnin' Nekkid

A simple reframe affects how we think about running, and that determines how we actually run. But, how do we run?
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My Path to Contentment: From Addict to Awakened Ultrarunner

My Path to Contentment: From Addict to Awakened Ultrarunner | Terry's Running | Scoop.it
Timothy Olson explains how he went from drug addict to top ultramarathoner and the lessons his journey has for everyone.
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