• Should You Listen to Music When You Run? 2 Running Coaches Weigh the Pros and Cons

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    Picture this: you're running a 5K Turkey Trot in your hometown that you participate in every year; to back out would break family tradition. You're on your second mile and everything is going great. Then, all at once, your Bluetooth headphones die and you're bombarded with the sudden realization that you're stuck hearing yourself breathe, sometimes unsteadily, alongside other runners , and there's nowhere to go but towards the surely-nonexistent finish line. In silence. Yes, this happened to me, and yes, I finished the race without the help of Rihanna or Drake or DJ Khaled. Sure, it was...
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  • My Family Flies Hundreds of Miles to Run Together - This Is Why

    My Family Flies Hundreds of Miles to Run Together - This Is Why

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    There's a particular stretch of road on the coast of San Diego that used to be the summit of my dad's old running route. It's a hell of a hill , steep and windy. Going up, you're heading into trees, twisting toward a college campus, cars streaking by. Going down, you're cruising toward a view of sandy cliffs spiked with trees, a pale strip of beach, and a dizzying, gaping ocean that blurs and blends until it turns into the horizon. It was the '80s, and I was over a decade from being born. My parents had just moved to California; my dad was studying for the Bar and running hot, hilly runs...
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