Runner's World Running on Air

Runner’s World Running on Air

Renowned running coach Budd Coates presents Runner’s World Running on Air, a revolutionary yet simple training method based on rhythmic breathing to help runners at all experience levels improve their performance, prevent injury, and experience the joy of running. Validating his method through a mix of accessible science, Eastern philosophy, and the experiences of test […]

The Runner's World Big Book of Running for Beginners

The Runner’s World Big Book of Running for Beginners

Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they’re realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears of pain and embarrassment. There are schedules jam-packed with stressful jobs, long commutes, […]

Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

   How could something we have for free—our bare feet—be better for running than $150 shoes? The truth is that running in shoes is high-impact, unstable, and inflexible. Shoes promote a heel-centric ground strike, which weakens your feet, knees, and hips, and leads to common running injuries. In contrast, barefoot running is low-impact, forefoot-centric, stable, and […]

West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program: "up and Running" (News: Wvmphp)

West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program: “up and Running” (News: Wvmphp)

On January 14, 2008 the West Virginia Medical Professionals Health Program (WVMPHP) signed an agreement with the West Virginia Board of Medicine to allow for the enrollment of physicians, podiatrists and physician assistants with substance abuse or major mental illness. Participation is on a voluntary basis without such practitioners being subject to disciplinary action the […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Advice of Sir William Osler, Bart. On Practicing Medicine) (Norman J. Holter, The Inventor of Hotler Electrocardiogram) (Great Benefits of Running) (Editorial) (Reprint) (Biography)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (Advice of Sir William Osler, Bart. On Practicing Medicine) (Norman J. Holter, The Inventor of Hotler Electrocardiogram) (Great Benefits of Running) (Editorial) (Reprint) (Biography)

When I started my tenure as editor in chief of The American Journal of Cardiology in 1982, I began writing editorials for each issue. I did so for a decade and still contribute several editorials each year. Here I reprint (with permission from the publisher) some of these columns. References for each section appear in […]