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Month: June 2021

Can You Walk A Marathon?

Almost every serious runner has a marathon on their bucket list. But it can sometimes seem like an impossible task. What if you’re a new runner who doesn’t want to wait years before finishing a marathon? Maybe you’re a walker who still has aspirations of

Triathlon Packing Checklist For Race Day

Have you ever arrived at your triathlon event only to realize that you’ve left something important behind, like your wetsuit or your energy gels? Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to quickly run home and grab it before the start! To avoid the panic and possible

Best Walking Shoes For Bad Knees in 2021

  The knee is one of the most injury-prone joints in the body. It takes a force of up to four times your body weight when you run. When out exercising, choosing the best walking shoes for bad knees can reduce pressure on these joints.

How To Use A Running Metronome

The human body runs on rhythm. Our circadian rhythms tell our bodies when to sleep and when to wake. Our hearts beat in a structured and steady way. We breathe evenly. We walk steadily and in a measured way. Even when we’re bored, we tap

2021 Western States 100 Men’s Preview

The post 2021 Western States 100 Men’s Preview appeared first on iRunFar. An in-depth preview of the men’s race at the 2021 Western States 100. 2021 Western States 100 Men’s Preview by Bryon Powell…. Read More

Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part 4

The post Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part 4 appeared first on iRunFar. The Running on Science column uses current scientific understanding to address three running myths. Running on Science: Fact or Fiction, Part 4 by Corrine Malcolm…. Read More

How To Prevent Toe Holes in Running Shoes

There are so many things runners have to take into consideration when buying running shoes. You’ve taken your foot shape into consideration and the fit is great, and there’s a good balance between comfort and stability. You may even feel like the shoe has a