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2014-08-01 12:23:58

--Accelerated specialists among a few trained to teach it in Chicagoland-- CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is in full swing, runners are gearing up for races and triathlons. However, while running is good for overall health, it can put stress on ligaments and joints, which often results in overuse injuries. A recent study by Harvard University showed that up to 75 percent of middle and long distance runners suffer at least one injury in a year....

2014-07-17 23:04:34

More than 25,000 runners expected at this year’s event from around the country– achieving a record level of early sign-ups. Thousands more will come out to watch. Major races (full marathon and both half marathons) have sold out. New event partners bring upgrades in technology and sustainability for participants and spectators. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On Sunday, July 27, more than 25,000 runners and thousands of spectators will take to city streets and...

2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-05-27 23:11:19

Somax Performance Institute finds its stride angle to be 7 degrees larger than Affirmed, winner of last Triple Crown in 1978. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 California Chrome's track performance is no surprise to Somax Performance Institute director Bob Prichard. He measures the stride angle (maximum opening between the front and trailing leg) of horses and humans. "People like to think that it is the nasal strips that give Chrome its edge," says Prichard, "but the...

2014-05-14 23:11:18

Sprint Conditioning reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that claims to help people burn 1,004 calories in 21 minutes through ‘bodyweight’ exercises. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Sprint Conditioning is an enticing system that not only promises to help people burn 200 calories in just over 2 minutes, but also claims to help them stop feeling hungry all the time, and makes them feel full instead. This has caught the...

2014-05-06 16:34:56

The video commemorates the 60th anniversary of the first sub 4 minute mile. It has been produced by Iffley Road, a new British running wear brand. LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- To commemorate Roger Bannister's four minute mile run, Iffley Road releases a new video that outlines the tremendous accomplishment and what it meant for the sport of running. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/85051 ) The four-minute mile had long been the Holy Grail of middle...

2014-04-30 20:22:57

- Boston Marathon champion to return home to lead 90-minute pace group following historic victory SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) today announced that 2014 Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will participate in the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Sunday, June 1. Returning to his hometown and continuing the nationwide celebration of his victory, Meb will hit the...

2014-04-24 23:10:42

Generation UCAN an Element of Keflezighi’s Personal Success in Boston New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Fresh off the heels of his recent Boston Marathon victory, Meb Keflezighi is rightly considered one of the country’s most successful endurance runners, and the 38-year-old elite athlete continues to consider Generation UCAN a valuable part of his training regimen and personal success. The go-to natural energy source for many of today’s Olympic, professional and collegiate...

2014-04-23 23:06:33

Meb Runs PR of 2:08:37 at Age 38 to Inspire Runners of All Ages San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, congratulated ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, on winning the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday. Defeating a deep field stacked with international marathon winners, Meb held off Wilson Chebet of Kenya to finish with a new personal record of 2:08:37. With...

2014-04-17 12:25:57

Athletes Discuss Kenyan Culture and Training with Elmwood Elementary Students HOPKINTON, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today brought the Boston Marathon defending women's champion Rita Jeptoo, two past champions, and other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. The rally, part of John Hancock's 'Scholars and Stars' program, gives students an opportunity to meet Kenyan athletes and...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.