Eyes on the Prize

Whenever we start a new fitness regimen, we’re told to be mindful of our goals to make them more achievable. New research shows that this is advice that you should take literally. In a study published in Motivation and Emotion, researchers found that people who focused their vision on landmarks ahead of them ran faster […]

Run Farther

Female runners in Iowa high schools were recently vindicated when the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union voted to finally extend girls cross country races from 4K to 5k, the same distance run by the boys. They said that they’d kept the course shorter in the past because they feared a longer run would dissuade […]