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Heart Disease In A Marathon Runner: Is Too Much Exercise A Bad Thing?

Added: Dec 5th 2007, 1:49am in: Health & Wellness
The patient had expected a score indicating a healthy cardiovascular system. Instead, the images indicated a high score: a build-up of calcium in his coronary arteries put him at high risk for blocked blood vessels and a possible heart attack.
The m... [Read More]
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0 comments | 432 views Featured - More Sports - Alexander Wolff: Alberto Salazar knows that life is the only long run that really matters - Wednesday October 31, 2007 9:56AM

Added: Dec 5th 2007, 1:40am in: Health & Wellness
Death is one of those things Alberto Salazar used to run into. He'd finish a race and all but perish, as likely from fire as from ice. In 1978, at the end of the 7.1-mile Falmouth (Mass.) Road Race, he was read the last rites after c... [Read More]
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Heart Rate Monitors: Do They Make a Difference? » Complete Running Network

Added: Dec 5th 2007, 1:27am in: Health & Wellness
Heart rate monitors have become very popular running aides in recent years, but do we know how to get the best out of them? You can buy them in all sorts of configurations, from fairly cheap ones (I got mine for about $35) to ones costin... [Read More]
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Dr. Extreme studies athletes who push through pain

Added: Dec 4th 2007, 1:42am in: Health & Wellness
By Richard Seven
Seattle Times staff reporter
The first question usually is: Why?... [Read More]
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Run To The Dark Side

Added: Dec 3rd 2007, 9:54pm in: Health & Wellness
New research says there are benefits to running before dawn or after dark--even if you don't have to. By David Abel Photographs by Steve Boyle ... [Read More]
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Can Vitamin C Cure Your Cold? |

Added: Nov 20th 2007, 5:20am in: Health & Wellness
Oranges, grapefruits and other vitamin C-loaded foods have many health benefits. But study after study has shown that the vitamin does little—if anything—to cure, prevent or even shorten the duration of the common cold.
The most ... [Read More]
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Ex-mobster a big hit warning college, pro athletes about gambling's dangers

Added: Nov 12th 2007, 10:43pm in: Health & Wellness
It's clear right away – long before the woman sitting up front asks, “Did you shoot anyone?” – that this guy with the straight-out-of-central-casting Brooklyn accent and gold chain is not your typical college lecturer. It... [Read More]
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NOVA | Marathon Challenge | Fit to Go the Distance

Added: Oct 31st 2007, 1:29am in: Health & Wellness
Fit to Go the Distance by Susan K. Lewis When you watch an Olympic weightlifter hoist a 500-pound barbell over his head, or see a gymnast gracefully slide into a split, the physical attributes that allow these athletes to excel in their sports may s... [Read More]
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Marathon collapse puts long-range focus on future big-city runs: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.

Added: Oct 10th 2007, 9:53pm in: Health & Wellness
Marathon collapse puts long-range focus on future big-city runs By Michael Tarm
The Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
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Investigating heatstroke: How fast do you actually have to run? - The Science of Sport

Added: Oct 10th 2007, 5:41pm in: Health & Wellness
Recent marathon running news has been dominated by the Chicago Marathon and the heat which forced the closure of the race at around 11h30. There has been a great deal of reaction to this, with many people suggesting that even attempting to run in such ... [Read More]
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Real Meals Fast

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 8:03pm in: Health & Wellness
From Men's
It's 7:30 p.m. You've managed to escape the office alive (and without inflicting serious injury). You've hit the gym. And now, as the minutes tick by, the rumble of your stomach is almost enough to drown out the&nb... [Read More]
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A study raises concerns about caffeine and exercise. What's a coffee lover to do?

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 7:59pm in: Health & Wellness
From Runners
By Judi Ketteler
Wake up, make a beeline for the coffeepot. it's a routine most of us can relate to. In fact, nearly 60 percent of Americans drink coffee every day. And why not? A cup of joe has long been cre... [Read More]
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A Diet Plan Just For Runner's

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 7:45pm in: Health & Wellness
From Runner's
Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you. By Liz Applegate Ph.D.  "Where's the food?" that's the que... [Read More]
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The Best Foods for Runners

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 7:44pm in: Health & Wellness
from Runner's
The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance By Liz Applegate Ph.D
Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisl... [Read More]
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Breathe Easy Running With Allergies

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 7:42pm in: Health & Wellness
Running's no fun when you're sneezing and wheezing. luckily, relief is a few steps away. By Jennifer Pirtle  Dan Houston, 49, occasionally suffered from hay fever, yet his allergies never affected his ... [Read More]
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Running Recipes

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 7:41pm in: Health & Wellness
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Why Run? - Benefits of Running and Jogging -

Added: Oct 4th 2007, 12:35am in: Health & Wellness
A guide to some of the main benefits of running, some we are too familiar with and some we all overlook.  [Read More]
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Radcliffe calls for uniform worldwide drug-testing

Added: Oct 2nd 2007, 8:35pm in: Health & Wellness
Michael PhillipsTuesday October 2, 2007The Guardian
Paula Radcliffe is determined to use her new position within the sport's international governing body to gain uniformity for worldwide drug testing. Radcliffe, who has yet to decide when her next... [Read More]
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Running on fumes?

Added: Oct 2nd 2007, 11:07am in: Health & Wellness
Sugary, caffeine-packed drinks aren't the best way to get a boost, nutritionists say
By Andrea Damewood The Register-GuardA look at the effects of high caffeine and high sugar energy drinks and the long term effects on the body.
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Iron Depletion: What you and your doctor need to know

Added: Dec 13th 2005, 2:25am in: Health & Wellness
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