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Matters of the Heart

A runner's heart is true, especially when it's used to gauge the intensity of a workout. Our intro to heart rate training will get you off and running

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Sports Drinks

A little sugar, a little salt and a healthy dose of electrolytes make sports drinks an efficient way to rehydrate. Find out how they work.

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Balancing the Scales

Running is one of the best weight-loss activities out there. Make it even more effective by tuning your workouts for improved fat-burning.

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Powerful Thirst

You sweat over a quart of water per hour when running. Review the whys and wherefores of drinking water down as quickly as you push it out.

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Uphill Battle

If the mountain won't come to the runner, the runner must go to the mountain. Use our hill-running tips to overcome your fear of hills and increase yo

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The Runner's Diet

Eating is one of the sublime pleasures of life, right up there with running. If you run well and eat well, you're a happy person indeed; but what does

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Kolby Paxton is the running editor for ACTIVE.com. When he is not running, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their beagle, Griffey.