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2013-05-26 23:00:16

RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine remarks about the moving conclusion to this year´s Boston Marathon, which ended yesterday with nearly 3,000 participants running the final mile of the oldest marathon in the country Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 RetirementRoadster.com finance and lifestyle magazine released their support of the 3,000 runners who succeeded in finishing the last mile of the Boston Marathon which was taken from them when two bombs went off near the...

2013-05-22 23:25:03

Tips for senior runners for minimizing foot injury Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Speeding up can slow the effects of aging and mortality. According to a recent study from Bispebjerg University Hospital in Denmark published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, April 2013, the risk of death was reduced by 44% for male joggers and 44% for female joggers, with an adjusted survival benefit of 6.2 years in men and 5.6 years in women. The results reinforced findings from an earlier Stanford...

2013-05-22 23:22:01

Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th at 7pm at the office of Xero Shoes Barefoot Sandals. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th. In “How to...

Researchers Look At Muscle Adaptation In Response To Minimalist Running
2013-05-03 08:29:41

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just two months ago, redOrbit learned we had a fairly large and vocal audience within the running community when we published an article on the rise of minimalist running shoes and how, without proper gradual introduction, the risk of injury to the runner is a distinct possibility. Individuals who commented on the March 7 article represented views on both the pro and con side of the argument for the adoption of the relatively new...

Marathon Chances Determined Through DNA Test
2013-04-15 05:29:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new DNA test that can allegedly determine whether or not a person is capable of completing a marathon — or at the very least, finishing in a respectable time. According to Emily Davies of the Daily Mail, the genetic test, called XRPredict+, was developed by Jamie Timmons, the head of systems biology at Loughborough University. XRPredict+ focuses on a key group of 30 genes which determine how an...

Shoes That Replicate Being Barefoot May Be Bad For Your Bones
2013-03-07 15:06:55

WATCH VIDEO: [Caution on Barefoot Running Shoes] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you´ve expressed any interest in exercise on Google or ℠liked´ a themed race on Facebook, you have, more likely than not, had targeted advertising pop-ups introducing you to the growing trend of minimalist and barefoot footwear. On running trails and at races, the prevalence of ℠barefoot running´ has likely not gone unnoticed. In a new study by...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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