Runner's high is often attributed to a burst of endorphins our bodies release during a long run or even vigorous exercise. But is that feeling of euphoria we experience from a rush of endorphins or something else?
Scientists once assumed that running and walking used the same amount of energy -- that is, they burned the same number of calories. However, a group of Syracuse University researchers found that running actually burns more calories than walking. What factor had scientists overlooked in the past?
Running is a great way to lose weight. But whether you were born to run or just looking for a way to drop some pounds, it's a good idea to have a plan in place well before putting your sneakers on the pavement.
When it comes to running, no one is invincible. Injuries can hinder veteran runners as well as beginners. What should you do if you twist something -- can you treat some injuries yourself, or should you head to the doctor's office?
It's the day of the big race. You've got your running shoes on and your lucky rabbit's foot in hand.. You've trained for weeks for this marathon, but have you shortchanged yourself by not having a cup of coffee?