Category Archive: Running

94-Year-Old Harriette Thompson Just Set a New Half Marathon Record


Harriette Thompson has added another world record to her collection. Originally reported by the San Diego Union Tribune, the 94-year-old became the oldest woman to run a half marathon when she finished this… Continue reading

89-Year-Old Speeds to Finish Line, Walker and All


A combination of LeBron James and Steph Curry—that’s what 89-year-old Jane Ensign said she felt like as she crossed the finish line of a 1-mile race on Memorial Day. “Everybody was cheering for… Continue reading

How to Build a Better Butt


1/23 Booty Boot Camp If you feel your “rear view” needs a makeover, the right fitness routine can help give you a lift. Can you achieve the “perfect” Brazilian beach butt seen on… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape


Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

50 Years Ago Women Were NOT Allowed to Run Marathons – Kathrine Switzer Defied Being Kicked Out of the Race


Only 50 years ago, women were barred from running marathons in the U.S. Here’s why, and the story of the woman who broke that barrier in 1967. Only 50 years ago women were… Continue reading

Is the 1-Minute Workout a Myth?


By Marygrace Taylor* “I have tons of free time to work out!” said no one ever. It’s no secret that regular exercise is essential for your health and wellbeing. But when you constantly… Continue reading

3 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Without the Gym


by ERIC VELAZQUEZ* CrossFit is everywhere. It’s spawned a vernacular with terms like “WOD” (workout of the day), “firebreather” and “Rx’d.” CrossFit’s dedicated masses have infiltrated our workplaces, our schools and our homes.… Continue reading

12 Workouts to Improve your Mood


By nature, humans are moody creatures. And as much as we’d love to feel good and be happy all the time, it’s not always possible. Sometimes we’re anxious, distracted, sad, angry, exhausted, anxious… Continue reading

Masters Marathon Legend Ed Whitlock Dies at 86


Ed Whitlock, the Canadian runner who rewrote the 70+ record books and forever altered conceptions of human endurance performance in older age, died on Monday in Toronto, not far from his home in… Continue reading

99-Year-Old Upsets 92-Year-Old in Thrilling Sprint


Seven years and 0.05 seconds separated Orville Rogers and Dixon Hemphill at the 2017 Masters Indoor Track Championships. Orville Rogers, left, races Dixon Hemphill at the 2017 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field… Continue reading

How Does Running Affect your Sex Life?


Runners may have endurance on the roads—but what about between the sheets? Do long workouts sap energy for other types of workouts? And how do elite runners manage to make babies while running… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview – 29 Jan 2017


Sunday the 29th Jan 2017 was a cool day in Johannesburg – ideal for outdoor activities. Some of us did the walk and run. It was incredibly pleasant as one walked/ ran underneath… Continue reading

Cardio vs. Weights: How Strength and Aerobic Exercises help your Heart, Bones, Brain, and more


Which is better for you — running or pumping iron? Find out how much you know about the best exercise for your body. Cardio is the only exercise that may help prevent heart… Continue reading

How Much Water Should You Drink?


You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and… Continue reading

Inspirational 42-year-old Deena Kastor, Running Legend


Even if you’ve never had the urge to lace up a pair of running shoes, you can’t help but feel inspired by 42-year-old Deena Kastor. This fall, she’ll return to the Bank of… Continue reading