Staying hydrated may decrease bladder-cancer risk

In a Harvard study of nearly 50,000 men, those who drank 10 cups of fluid a day had half the risk of developing bladder cancer as those who had fewer than 5 cups a day.

Stay alert after your run
If you run midday and want to avoid an afternoon slump, make sure your post-run lunch contains some protein. In a French study of 42 people, those who ate some protein after exercising felt happier and more alert than those who ate pure carbohydrate.

Women: Motivated to eat better
In a Runner's World survey of women readers, a whopping 81 percent said they began eating more healthful foods after starting their running programs. Seems that getting in shape somehow gives you the motivation to eat better.

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