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Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science. Read More >>

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Running Shoe Technology Won't Reduce Your Risk of Injury

When it comes to running, it seems technology won't help save you. A new study shows that whatever the technical features of the shoes you wear, you're still at the same risk of injury. Read More >>

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Garmin Forerunner 220 Review: a Solid Running-Watch With a Pretty Face

Garmin has been at this running-watch thing for a while. Most recently, the Forerunner 10 was the company's best attempt at a simple, easy-to-read watch, but, for all that, it still wasn't as simple to use as it ought to have been. Enter the Forerunner 220. It's the 10's younger, smarter, better-looking, more sophisticated brother, and it's well worth some wrist space. Read More >>

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The World's Most Popular Running Routes, Visualised

With the explosion of exercise apps and fitness trackers, more people than ever are recording the routes they run during their workouts. Now, Nathan Yau from Flowing Data has mined some of that data to visualise some of the world's most popular fitness paths. Read More >>

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Nike's Flyknit Lunar2 Will Gently Tongue Your Toes for £135

Nike's revealed an update to its Flyknit technology, with the new lightweight Flyknit Lunar2 set to arrive in a couple of weeks. The updated 2013 Flyknit now has a Nike Lunarlon sole for really knowing about it when you stand on an ant. Read More >>

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The Realistic Guide to Learning How to Run

Step 1 -- Go running. The astute reader might've noticed that, in contrast with the established rules of guide-writing, I have effectively started at the end. Well done; pat yourself on the back, astute reader. The best possible advice for a new runner is to try and run a mile, then two...then run a 5k, throw up and don't run again for two weeks. Congratulations, you are now a runner. Read More >>

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This Supercut Proves That all Running Should be in Slow Motion

Just admit it. Sometimes you're jogging in the park or you're on the treadmill and you visualise yourself running in slow motion. Sweat pouring off you, hair swinging, face contorted as you fight for your goal. It's pretty epic. Read More >>

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Free Flyknit: Nike's Second Skin Running Shoe

If you're a company like Nike, what happens when you slap together two of your most innovative shoe technologies? Well, in this case, you get the Free Flyknit. Read More >>

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How Novice Runners Should Start Training for Maximum Results

Most running novices plot their early runs in terms of distance. "I used to be able to run X distance in school; I'm going to run that same distance today." Then they spend the next two weeks hobbling around like a broken grandpa. There's a better way. Read More >>

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Adidas Springblade: Shoes with Actual Springs Might Be a Good Idea?

Adidas has another new running shoe, this one even more divergent than its Boost shoe and its new foam. It's a bunch of springs, basically, strapped to your foot. And it sort of makes a lot of sense. Read More >>

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Breathing Smarter For Better Performance

During any form of physical exertion, most people don't think about breath until they're gasping for it. The most advanced exercisers among us are conscious of trying to breathe lower, into their bellies. But there's an even better way, and making this simple switch will get more oxygen into your blood, faster. Read More >>

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Adidas Energy Boost Running Shoes Review: For Once, New Shoes Which Live Up to the Hype

Adidas isn't the first company you think of when you think running. But its new Energy Boost shoes are getting a lot of hype. "Breakthrough for running shoes," it says. Big claims, but surprisingly, backed up by the performance. Read More >>

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How to Prevent Running Blisters

Getting blisters on a run is the most annoying of injuries. They hurt. They can keep you sidelined when you're trying to train. They heal slowly. Worst of all: They're not even cool enough to brag about. So let's see how we can prevent them from happening in the first place. Read More >>

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Yurbuds Inspire Limited Edition Review: More Buck, Less Bang

The Yurbuds Ironman Inspire Pro finished third in our Best Headphones for Running Battlemodo. We loved the fit, but the sound wasn't particularly impressive, which is why we were excited to get the Inspire Limited edition—with redesigned drivers—in our ears. The results were... puzzling. Read More >>

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Adidas Energy Running: The Next Great Running Innovation, Or the Next Big Cheat

Running shoes are a touchy subject. Some people like minimal cushioning to promote good form, others prefer something more engineered. Adidas's new Energy Running push comes down on that side of the argument in an impressive way. Maybe even too impressive. Read More >>

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