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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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