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Should Runners Consider Their Periods When Making a Training Plan? PMS symptoms vary widely among women with some being only mildly affected while others are affected in a major way." While some women are dealing with PMS, others have irregular periods and up to 25% lose their period altogether - known as amenorrhea - proving that the menstrual cycle is truly personal and quite variable between people.

Runners of NYC: Becs Gentry of Peloton The passion you have burning in you is in fitness and in running. You need to go home and figure out how you're going to make that your life.' On my way home, I wrote my resignation letter for work and handed it in the next day before I enrolled in a personal training business diploma.

How to find out if you're dehydrated "It's good safety to have a sense of how much weight you lose over the course of a run." Sygo says that everyone is different in how much they sweat, so there's a quick test you can run to find out how dehydrated you are. RELATED: 8 signs you ran in extremely hot weather.

Skyrace apologizes for men-only prizing There was some controversy at the Dolomyths Skyrace in Canazei, Italy last weekend. The Salomon Golden Trail Series event is a 22K race gaining 1,700 metres in elevation, and course records were broken in both the men and women's races. Davide Magnini of Italy won in 2:00:28, while Judith Wyder of Switzerland won her first Skyrace in 2:18:51.

Benson Kipruto to defend his STWM title on October 20 With the right training and conditions, he could well set a new personal best and possibly even contest the Scotiabank course record of 2:06:52, set by his compatriot, two-time STWM winner Philemon Rono, in 2017.

Feeling like you matter From meeting her husband over coffee, to a wedding, running through pregnancy, and a new arrival, parkrun has been the pages on which the Dominey family story has been written.

When will there be a blood test for Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's and the other diseases that cause dementia develop in the brain decades before symptoms start to show. This poses a huge challenge for researchers working hard to make breakthroughs possible for people affected by the condition. At the moment doctors can only diagnose Alzheimer's once people have developed symptoms.

Your chance to be part of the UK's First ever Trail Running Survey! Over the past few months, OMM - Original Mountain Marathon in conjunction with and a number of other trail running bods, have been assisting a team of Postgraduate Students from Lancaster University Management School to create the UK's first dedicated survey of Trail Runner's Habits and Behaviours.

Age Group Triathlete triumphs in the face of cancer Beating cancer not once but five times and becoming a European gold medallist is exactly what David Fletcher did when he won the gold medal in the M40-44 Standard Duathlon race.

Just Expect It, Hooked & Supportive?! Every time I go into marathon training I have this weird idea of how the training cycle is going to go. I think that I'm just going to be bouncing from run to run feeling so much energy and that I will avoid all aches and days of low motivation. And every single time that is the opposite of reality:).

Marathon Training Fatigue: When Your Runs Suddenly Feel Too Hard As the miles start to mount, it's not unusual to feel training fatigue. That doesn't mean you can't figure out why and fix it with these changes!

Getting Out the Door There are a multitude of reasons why it can be tough to get out the door. What is helpful to know is that everyone* feels this way from time to time. Training towards any goal involves a series of wonderful and awful runs with most of them feeling somewhere in the middle.

Parkrun profile: Old Deer Park In leafy south-west London, on the banks of the River Thames you will find Richmond, famous for world-renowned Richmond Park and home to the odd celebrity!

Dogs at parkrun With another mini-heatwave affecting the UK again, the RSPCA is urging dog owners to leave their dogs at home. Running 5k can be hard enough for us in hot weather, but it is even harder for our furry friends. Not only are they running in a fur coat, but it is also much more difficult for them to keep themselves cool.

Top club runners to target Birmingham 2022 marathon with help from scottishathletics RunABC Brand Partner - Mizuno. The Freetime Initiative 2005-2019. All rights reserved. Site map - Privacy and Cookies Policy. web design by Doepud. On the back of the recent success of Scotland's runners in the hills and on the track, scottishathletics has just announced a plan to continue and improve on our strong tradition in the marathon.

7th Heaven for Burnley Runners Morpeth Harriers' Nick McCormick put in a strong showing to claim first in 32:45, with Clayton Le Moors Harriers' Mark Magee second and Calum Holmes in third position. Magee's clubmate Laura Hesketh was a comprehensive winner in the female competition in 37:42, a new course record time that also secured her 10th overall.

Fiona Oakes Runs For Good - Can You Help? Fiona Oakes is a remarkable runner for many reasons, but you may never have heard of her. That's probably because she's diverted all attention to her animal sanctuary, which really needs your help now.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Review: 100-Mile Rundown Our review: Upholding the Nike Pegasus legacy of neutral shoes that blend cushioning and responsiveness, the 36th Pegasus provides a smooth, familiar, luxurious ride that keeps you reaching for them day after day. The latest model in a long line of reliable training shoes, the Nike Pegasus 36 has quickly become my go-to shoe.

Nabeshima Hits Doha Standard - Hokuren Distance Challenge Abashiri Meet Results The world's window into elite japanese distance running, since 2007 The 2019 Hokuren Distance Challenge series wrapped up Monday in Abashiri with two main races, the women's 5000 m and men's 10000 m A-heats.

15 Weeks Out From New York City/ Scott Fauble's Marathon Training It's early in the segment. There are still 15 weeks to the race so it doesn't seem close yet. It's tough to have the adrenaline you'll have later in the season. It's also summer and it's hot, which isn't too fun either. I just think Scott does a great job explaining how all fall marathoners feel at the end of July.

Dhruvil Patel Might Be The 13x All-American, 6x National Champ You Haven't Heard Of He is a 13x All-American, 6x individual NCAA champion, 5x team champion and NCAA Division III record holder in the 5,000 meters with his 13:51 personal best. He has also run 28:50 for 10,000 meters.

The emotional stages of early-morning running Here are the emotional stages of your early morning training runs. RELATED: 8 signs you ran in extremely hot weather. The alarm goes off at 5:45 a.m. and you wonder, "How hot is it really going to get today?" The answer these days is: really hot. You know this, so you haul yourself out of bed with the sun and get ready.

Guest Review: Tropeaka I found out about Tropeaka through the Youtube channel "Sarah's Day" which I definitely recommend checking out. Sarah is an Australian vlogger who posts about fitness, health and recently about being a mother to a newborn baby!

How to Be an Ethical Trail Runner Running on trails is a privilege that comes with a responsibility: to be a good steward of the trail, to leave no trace and to be an ethical runner when it comes to dealing with traffic on the trail. We've rounded up the best advice from trail stewardship groups, leave-no-trace experts and trail runners who've seen it all.

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