Jogging and Running Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/10/2009
Marathoners Go the Distance on Heart Health

Even walking half an hour a day can boost longevity, study finds

12/22/2008
12/12/2008
Good Warm-Ups Could Halve Sports Injuries

Female athletes using special program saw all injuries cut by a third, researchers say

12/4/2008
Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines

150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity a week

11/21/2008
Exercise Keeps the Brain Young

Experiments in mice find running increases production of neural stem cells

10/31/2008
Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

But benefits only apply to normal-weight women, study says

9/27/2008
Fall Sports Peak Time for Lower Leg Damage

Sprains, fractures, turf toe most common injuries, but warm-ups, proper gear cut risks

8/14/2008
How Long-Distance Runners Get to the Finish

Successful ones can control their heart rate, study finds

8/11/2008
Run for Your Life

Exercisers live longer and with fewer disabilities, study finds

8/11/2008
Health Tip: What to Wear While Running

Be sure to dress appropriately

7/31/2008
Pill Could Boost Sports Performance

Rodent study found taking it increased speed, endurance during training

5/6/2008
Health Tip: Running Safely

Start conditioning, prevent injury

3/6/2008
ACL Tears Worth Fixing in Seniors

Age should not be determining factor for knee repair surgery, study suggests

2/26/2008
Health Tip: Prevent Runner's Knee

Rest as soon as knee pain starts

2/12/2008
Muscle Fatigue Drug May Fight Heart Failure

It seems to plug calcium leaks that cause tiring in muscles, study says

1/9/2008
Drink a Little, Stay Active, Save Your Heart

The combination could add years to your life, Danish researchers find

12/24/2007
Health Tip: Prevent Shin Splints

Don't change exercise routine too abruptly

7/24/2007
Health Tip: Prevent an Overuse Injury

Listen to your body while running

12/4/2006
Health Tip: Preparing for a Marathon

Train well ahead of time

10/16/2006
Community Trail-Walkers Twice as Likely to Get Needed Exercise

Even nonusers said they'd pay higher taxes to support local fitness, study says

10/2/2006
Health Tip: Running Safety

Here's how to avoid injury

9/27/2006
Fingers May Point to Sports Prowess

Women whose ring finger was longer than their index finger excelled as athletes

8/31/2005
8/26/2005
7/26/2005
Health Tip: Born to Run

Suggestions before you pound the pavement

4/21/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Knee Pain

Try these suggestions

11/18/2004
Running Revolution Started as Evolution

Early humans hoofed it not for fun, but for survival

10/22/2004
Health Tip: Jogging for Newbies

Avoid doing too much, too fast

9/24/2004
Studies Find Stretching Has Its Limits

Benefit seen when done routinely, not just before exercise

9/9/2004
It's Never Too Late to Shape Up

Older marathon runners improving their times more than younger runners

8/23/2004
5/17/2004
Health Tip: Achilles Tendonitis

Tips for speedy healing

5/2/2004
Don't Run Into Trouble

Ankle sprains are common in sports, particularly during track season

2/21/2004
Pitfalls of Winter Running

Watch out for cold temps and slippery surfaces

2/17/2004
Marathon Training

Focus on form, not distance

2/11/2004
Jogging for Beginners

Alternate jogging and walking

1/9/2004
Lifting Legs While Running Drains More Energy Than Thought

New finding could lead to improved physical therapies

1/4/2004
Running in Winter Has Its Pitfalls

Experts suggest you stay warm and keep moving

12/29/2003
Workout in a Winter Wonderland

Cold weather exercise calls for preparation

12/22/2003
Wary Walker

Avoid taking shortcuts through unpopulated areas

12/11/2003
Jogging 101

Guidelines to run with

10/6/2003
Barefoot Benefits

Why running with no shoes is a good idea

9/25/2003
Baby Joggers

Some safety tips

6/30/2003
Magnets and Athletes May Not Mix

Study shows putting them in your shoes won't make you run faster, jump higher

5/9/2003
Hurdles or Flat?

Which running track is harder on the body

4/6/2003
Coming Out of Exercise Hibernation

Conditioning is key after months of inactivity

3/23/2003
Cross-Country Running Hard on the Legs

Here's how to avoid injuries while trekking across rough terrain

3/19/2003
Run With the Wind

Finish your jog with the wind at your back

12/4/2002
Achilles Heel

How to ease tendon aches

11/13/2002
Performance Boosting Goes Back to Ancient Olympics

Hand weights gave them greater distance in long jump