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

tag: running

Not Just For Athletes: HIIT Exercise and Why You Should Be Doing It

The scientific consensus for the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training over conventional forms of exercise is growing.  Incorrectly considered a fad by many, both scientists and HIIT adher…

37 comments

Can Caffeine be a Healthy Source of Pre-Workout Energy?

The cultures and trends of fitness will forever ebb and flow, yet it seems that with the acceleration of technology today there is more information out there than ever about the “best” fitness strateg…

87 comments

13 Affirmations to Improve Your Health

"I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me." Science is starting to prove the wisdom of Stuart Smalley. An affirmation like Stuart's can be a very powerful tool for not only…

102 comments

Yoga for Runners: 10 Poses to Stretch and Strengthen

Running is hard on your body, and complementary yoga for runners can help balance that intense workout. Try these yoga poses for runners. The idea with this series of poses isn't to break a sweat…

48 comments

To Make Your Workout More Intense, Use Your Brain

That person reading a book on the treadmill may be on to something. A University of Florida study published last month in PLOS ONE showed that older people may be able to exercise more intensely by do…

41 comments

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…

65 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…

45 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

meet our writers

Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

people are talking

Thank you for sharing.

I spend most of my time alone now that my kids are grown. My husband works during the week and come…

Maggie W, you are totally correct. I'm laughing however because now that I love myself (and my 'alon…

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!