Tag: running

Robotic Shorts Help You Run, Walk Longer Without Getting Tired

Is it the birth of superhero suits? Engineers have designed an exosuit that can boost the wearer's endurance, allowing them to run and walk without tiring out.

Wearable Tech August 16, 2019

One Specific Gene Mutation Helped Turn Humans Into Excellent Long-Distance Runners

A gene mutation that took place millions of years ago had changed the way modern human ancestors lived. The same broken gene made mice run faster and for a longer period of time in a new experiment.

Ancient September 13, 2018

Compression Tights: Can They Make You A Faster Runner?

Runners who want to go farther and faster during workouts believe compression clothing is a must-wear. A recently published study suggests this is just a myth.

Feature | Health June 2, 2017

Running Is Socially Contagious: Posting About Exercise On Social Media Can Influence Friends

When you run more, chances are high that your friends will run more, too. A new global study revealed that running is socially contagious and can influence your peers in a social network.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2017

Just An Hour Of Running Adds 7 Hours To Your Life: Study

People who enjoy a good run live three years longer, says a new study. To reap the benefits of exercise and boost your longevity, it’s enough to run between two and four hours a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Can Jogging Long Distances Improve Running Efficiency?

A study conducted by scientists from Liverpool John Moores University, U.K. indicated that runners who register high mileage while running experience more neuromuscular changes compared to low mileage runners. These changes have the tendency to improve efficiency in runners.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2016

Runners Have Greater Functional Connectivity In Their Brains, Says Study

Running is a great way to keep the body healthy. Now, researchers have discovered that the physical activity also imparts advantages for the brain by offering greater functional connectivity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2016

Study Finds Running Lowers Knee Joint Inflammation, Slows Osteoarthritis Development

Regular exercises like walking and running could help in postponing the initiation of chronic knee diseases, reports a recent study. Researchers at Brigham Young University noted that the molecules causing inflammation in the knee joints essentially reduce after running.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 14, 2016

Strava Adds New ‘Beacon’ Feature To App So Friends Of Runners And Cyclists Can Know They Are Safe

The popular running and cycling app Strava announced a new premium feature called Beacon that allows the user to share their location in real-time with any three contacts.

Apps/Software August 4, 2016

British Astronaut Tim Peake Completes London Marathon In Space

Tim Peake was able to complete the London Marathon while up in space. The British astronaut started the race with a video message and run via a digital app, making him feel like he was really at the location.

Space April 24, 2016

Running May Help Slow Cancer Growth, Suggests New Mice Study

A study has found that adrenaline surge from exercise can help move natural killer (NK) immune cells towards tumors. In a mice study, the ones who ran on wheels showed a reduced rate in cancer growth.

Life February 17, 2016

Researchers Say Take A Walk In The Woods For Better Health

Japanese research has showed that walking in nature exposes people to positive substances that aid in health and well-being. Beneficial bacteria, plant-derived essential oils and negatively-charged ions which help plants defend themselves, also help humans.

Life February 1, 2016

Jogging Can Help You Stay Mentally Sharp: Here's How

Researchers from Switzerland found mice that ran on wheels had twice as many newly developed neurons. Compared to sedentary mice, the active mice were also able to distinguish and separate patterns better.

Life December 1, 2015

The 2015 TCS New York City Marathon By The Numbers: How Wearable Data Differs Between Runners

A look at runner's results via their wearables reveals how many steps they took, calories they burned, and their average pace during the big race.

Wearable Tech November 2, 2015

Garmin Announces The Forerunner 630 Smartwatch For Runners With Larger Display, Advanced Tracking Capabilities Like VO2 Measurement

Garmin unveiled its new Forerunner 630 smartwatch designed for dedicated runners that can measure VO2 max, stride length and lactate threshold.

Wearable Tech October 21, 2015

Runner's High: New Study Says Running Produces Same Effect As Marijuana

Researchers at the University of Heidelberg in Germany have discovered that runners typically enjoy the benefits of a calming sensation known as 'runner's high' caused by the body's release of feel-good chemicals.

Life October 8, 2015

The Lumo Run Shorts Will Improve Form And Prevent Injuries For Runners

Runners who are looking into enhancing their form and posture while trying to avoid injuries will now be able to do so with a little help from the Lumo Run Shorts. The sensor-filled shorts can now be pre-ordered at $99 for men and $119 for women.

Wearable Tech October 8, 2015

Adidas Reveals Concept For Running Shoes With 3D Printed Midsoles As Part Futurecraft 3D Project

Adidas unveiled a prototype for a 3D-printed midsole that could be placed inside any of its sneakers to provide runners with customized cushioning to enhance performance.

Wearable Tech October 7, 2015

Ready For A Workout Boost? Spotify Running Now Out On Android

The Spotify Running feature, which was first launched in May, now comes to the Android version of the music streaming service. Spotify selects music through the runner's pace and listening preference.

Apps/Software September 16, 2015

28 Tips When Training For A Marathon (Yes, You Just Can't Run)

Training for a marathon is never easy. Here are 28 tips to keep in mind to help you train both mind and body for that all-important race.

Life February 21, 2015

Want to Find Fountain of Youth? Just Keep Running

Another reason to lace up! Researchers show running makes it easier to move in older adults, affirm the benefits of vigorous exercise in a study.

Life November 24, 2014

How long would you have to run to burn off a soda? Here's a new way to count calories

Researches posted signs in low-income Baltimore stores next to soda and fruit juices that told consumers how much exercise would be needed to burn the item off.

Internet Culture October 20, 2014

Five minutes of running everyday can help you cheat death for three years

Study finds running at least five minutes per day can reduce risks of death by 30 percent. Less avid runners who run at slow paces can also reap similar benefit.

Life July 29, 2014

Running, even if it’s just for 5 minutes, reduces risk of death

Researchers have found in a 15-year study that running, even if it's just five minutes a day, can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 45 percent. This study, the largest observational study on leisure running so far, has found that runners also live on average of three years longer than non-runners.

Internet Culture July 28, 2014

Running helps young adults keep the brain fit later in life: Study

You will likely continue to reap the benefits of being physically active in your youth when you get older since there appears to be an association between being fit in your 20's and being mentally fit later in life.

Life April 4, 2014

Excessive running may be tied to shorter lifespan

New research presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting suggests that too much running can lead to a reduce life expectancy, which researchers advising runners to adopt 'moderate' regimes.

Life April 1, 2014

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