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2011-08-12 00:00:29

CrossFit San Ramon will be holding a class on August 13 to describe the proper techniques for running. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 CrossFit San Ramon Fitness Club has announced a class to allow runners to learn the proper running mechanics to increase speed and efficiency while reducing impact and injury. The class will be held on Saturday, August 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the CrossFit San Ramon location at 2411 Old Crow Canyon Road, Suite N in San Ramon. The goal of the...

2011-07-25 15:58:00

WORLD CHAMPIONS ENTERED INCLUDE JAZZ GREAT NOLAN SHAHEED (PLAYED LEAD TRUMPET FOR COUNT BASIE, STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, DIANA ROSS, MARVIN GAYE); SUB-7 WORLD RECORD STEEPLECHASER LISA RYAN; ALL-TIME GREAT DISTANCE RUNNER KATHY MARTIN; WORLD RECORD HOLDER 90+ DECATHLON CHAMPION RALPH MAXWELL; JOHNNYE VALIEN WITH HER 5 WORLD W85 GOLDS AND USATF'S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK; 97-YEAR OLD LELAND MCPHIE (MEET'S OLDEST, 3 WORLD GOLDS); AND NEW CLEVELAND AREA WORLD CHAMPION SPRINTERS STEVE ROBBINS...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Thomas Steinbacher, the founder of Stradalli Cycle, has joined Achim Heukemes, the ultramarathon runner, as he rides across America (and then runs back again) to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attack on the world trade center. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Thomas Steinbacher, the founder of Stradalli Cycle - the high performance carbon bicycle manufacturer, is pleased to announce that he has joined Achim Heukemes, the ultramarathon runner, as he rides across America....

2011-06-30 00:00:28

NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy offers information and advice aimed at preventing running injuries in a newly published book titled "Running Without Injury" New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 NY Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (NYSM) is pleased to introduce their newly published booklet, Running Without Injury. The booklet is a collaboration between Dr. Michael Neely, a leading NY sports medicine specialist and co-owner of NYSportsMed, and physical therapist Krista Simon,...

2011-06-16 07:40:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up in a small town in the Italian Alps, Alex Bellini developed large dreams and life goals. He is one of 22 competitors in the trans-American ultramarathon running between Los Angeles and New York. Starting in Huntington Beach, CA, on June 19th, the race traverses 70 stages, 15 states, averaging 40-45 miles per day, covering 3220 total miles and ending August 27, 2011 in the Big Apple. In 1928 at age 20, Andy Payne won the...

2011-06-08 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mega-marathoner and internationally recognized endurance athlete Dean Karnazes and Joint Juice, Inc. are pleased to offer training tips for the 2011 marathon season. Logging more than 3,000 miles this year alone, including a recent run across America, Karnazes shares his optimal training tips learned along the way, including taking Joint Juice® products daily to keep his joints lubricated and healthy.* "Healthy joints are...

2011-06-02 22:22:01

Hip strengthening exercises performed by female runners not only significantly reduced patellofemoral pain -- a common knee pain experienced by runners -- but they also improved the runners' gaits, according to Indiana University motion analysis expert Tracy Dierks. "The results indicate that the strengthening intervention was successful in reducing pain, which corresponded to improved mechanics," said Dierks, associate professor of physical therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Sports Medicine Specialist Offers Minor Changes that Yield Major Results Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Student athletes across the country will use the approaching summer months to gain an advantage on their fall opposition. In recent years sport specialization has taken over adolescent athletics. The days of three-sport athletes are becoming fewer and further between. Many athletes play a single sport year-round in an attempt to maximize their chances of taking their talents to the...

2011-05-25 14:38:41

In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions "“ and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions "“ researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more of the power when people walk, but the ankles generate more of the power when humans run. Knees provide approximately one-fifth or less of walking or running power. The research could help inform the best ways of building assistive...

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2011-05-20 12:56:48

Does it explain why we walk upright and why women like tall men?A University of Utah study shows that men hit harder when they stand on two legs than when they are on all fours, and when hitting downward rather than upward, giving tall, upright males a fighting advantage.This may help explain why our ape-like human ancestors began walking upright and why women tend to prefer tall men."The results of this study are consistent with the hypothesis that our ancestors adopted bipedal posture so...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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