START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: running

Your Brain on Exercise

It’s well-established that regular exercise can help us achieve physical fitness, improved health, and even possibly that perfectly sculpted body we all secretly desire, but little thought is often gi…

59 comments

How to Become a Runner & Actually Enjoy It

Like anything, running is an activity where you have to work to make it stick. For example, I thought I couldn't run more than four miles at a time just five years ago. Then, two years later, I ran mo…

44 comments

Woman Pulled from 20 Mile Race for Running Too Slowly

Netty Edwards says that she was pulled out of the Spen 20 Race in the UK for running too slowly. At a mile and a half in, she says a race official told her that staff was not able to stick around for …

136 comments

Gym Outfit Guide: Passion for Purple (Sponsored)

The oh-so-sweet hue inspires you to sprint, crunch and plank in style! Here’s one fool-proof way to wear one of our favorite shades of the moment. We dare you not to smile every time you catch your ra…

26 comments

BROUGHT TO YOU BY

DICK\'S Sporting Goods

3 Things You Probably Should Replace Now

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." ― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol Warhol may have said this in another context, but as a b…

114 comments

Too Much Running Could Actually Kill You Sooner

Training to run a marathon has got to be one of the healthiest things you can do, right? Maybe not: A new study found that "moderate" runners lived longer than people who don't exercise at all—and peo…

81 comments

Can Running Be Worse for Your Heart?

Running is good for your health, especially your heart. Long-distance running boasts a variety of health benefits, including improvements to heart health. However, new research published in April's Mi…

76 comments

Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We don’t often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but that’s the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

145 comments

So, You Caught a Cold. Should You Keep Exercising?

It can be pretty frustrating: You have hit a positive groove with your workout schedule, really seeing results in your running/swimming/cycling time and strength, and then—you get a cold. As you blow …

55 comments

Tips for Marathon Training in the Off-Season

For most of us, our big race of the year has come and gone. we’ve had our little celebration during recovery and now what? It’s too early to ramp up for the spring season but sitting around and gettin…

45 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Meditation is my best choice. Thank you.

The amount of time one should keep washing your hands is to inwardly sing the entire song everyone …

Beautiful story.

After cleaning the litter boxes yes, after touching Bubba or the kitties no. I also don't wash up…