Latest Running Stories

2013-12-09 23:25:32

If you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’ve probably read about the upcoming fitness trends for 2014. Some claim to “end the trend,” but none have mastered the time saving, all-level home workouts like RundleFit’s Workout Anywhere training system and their new services. (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 RundleFit’s fat burning, total body workouts developed as a resolution for personal weight loss goals. In 2007, Justin Rundle of RundleFit weighed close to 270 pounds and had just ended a...

2013-12-08 23:03:13

Garmin Forerunner 620 is the Heart Rate Watch Company's running watch of the year for 2013 and its features set is already becoming legendary. The watch does require a foot pod for indoor pace and distance which has caused confusion for some buyers say company representatives. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Garmin Forerunner 620 running watches have built-in accelerometers in the chest strap according to the Heart Rate Watch Company but these won't measure indoor pace and...

A Smart Shoe That Can Evaluate Running Form In Real Time
2013-12-05 15:24:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Jogging has been proven to reduce stress, prevent cardiovascular disease, and build muscle. However, jogging can also induce a number of injuries, such as twisting or injuring an ankle joint, pulling a ligament or even breaking an ankle. With this in mind, researchers are developing a specialized running shoe with special sensors and microelectronics to help prevent future injuries. The electronics are integrated into the sole of the...

2013-11-13 23:02:13

New Zensah® Reflect Compression™ Helps Runners to be seen in Low Light Conditions Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Zensah® has announced their sponsorship of the 2013 National Running Safety Month alongside the Independent Running Retail Association. The goal of National Running Safety Month is to educate runners about the importance of being visible when running during dark hours. Products featured by Zensah® include the new Reflect Compression™ Leg Sleeves and...

Men Walk Slower For Lovers
2013-10-24 12:03:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every person has their own optimal walking speed, but men will slow that speed down if they are walking with the woman they love, according to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE. Preferred walking speed is affected by the use of body mass and lower limb length, and men tend to have more of both. With this difference in mind, study researchers noted unique changes in behavior when mixed-sex couples were observed walking together, as...

Study: Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes Don’t Reduce Injury Risk
2013-10-13 08:22:41

[ Watch the Video: Special Running Shoes Don't Always Prevent Injuries ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Despite advertising claims that softer soles in shoes can help runners keep from getting hurt, researchers from France and Luxembourg found no evidence suggesting the hardness of a person’s footwear increases or decreases the risk of running-related injuries. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, experts from the Luxembourg Public...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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