The development of running shoes has advanced, but the rate of running injuries hasn’t decreased for the last 40 years. It has been suggested that overly bouncy running shoes can interfere with the process of running and encourage foot muscles to relax and over time weaken.
A study has found that running may be better for improving the health of your bones. Experts indicated that running was a better choice than non-weight baring exercises such as, cycling and swimming, when trying to prevent bone weakness.
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Ultra runner Susie Chan has set a new 12-hour treadmill world record with the support of sport science and exercise experts from Kingston University in London.
Running expert and owner of Run-Fit Dr. Jason Karp has announced a series of Live Certification shows providing coaching and educational services to runners and fitness professionals around the world.
Dark chocolate has long been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health, but now a recent study has found that the tasty snack could actually help boost athletic performance.
British astronaut Tim Peake will become the first man to run a marathon in space when he takes on this year’s London Marathon aboard the International Space Station on Sunday 24th April.