Fitness

Applications for New York Marathon were at an all-time high for 2017

Anxious runners from around the world huddled near their phones and computers this year to find out if they’d been selected to run the 2017 New York City Marathon, which will take place on November 5. This year, the world’s largest 26.2 received the largest number of registration applicants in its 47-year history.   98,247: The total number of runners who applied for the free, non-guaranteed drawing. NYRR stopped charging to enter the drawing this year after settling a lawsuit last fall against the former lottery selection process. 20 percent: The increase in applicants to the drawing compared to 2016. 16,211: The number of runners who will get a Read More

METABOLISM – THE MYTHS AND FACTS THAT CAN AND WILL HELP YOU LOSE LBS

While one person who eats like a teen does not put on a single pound while for many people, even a little indulgence does not leave him/her unpunished – shows immediately on the scale. This is the most discussed topic when one is trying to lose weight. So, what seems to be the most possible answer for this? It’s the metabolism of an individual. Every individual has a different body composition, hence a different metabolism. Energy needed by the body to survive and function comes from the food that we eat. The process by which our body converts food to energy is known as Metabolism. Metabolism impacts Read More

After 12 failed attempts, legend Canadian ultra-runner completes 100-mile race

Jack Judge could hear wolves howling as he lay awake in his tent Friday night at the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, a chunk of Ontario woodland not far from Algonquin Park. Judge had a book to keep him company, a fiction with a forgettable title he kept thumbing through in an attempt to quiet his thoughts. But in his mind, Judge was running, clambering over roots, scrambling up and down hills, trotting past lakes and sidestepping gaping mud puddles. The Haliburton Forest 100 is a gruelling 100-mile (160-kilometre) cross-country race that has made Judge a legend, of sorts, in ultra-running circles, and not for his speed Read More

What’s the Best Solution for Runner’s Knee?

RunBigIsland writes: This might be a silly question, but I honestly don’t know. I’ve been suffering knee pain usually after seven or so miles of running. Based on the location of the pain and feedback I’ve received in the forums, it seems likely that it might be runner’s knee. I’ve been trying to strengthen all the muscles that attach to the knee. I was wondering if there is some kind of joint supplement that would help someone with runner’s knee as well? Or would supplements not really apply for something like runner’s knee? Thank you for this question; I do not think there is a category of Read More