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As An Immigrant Woman Of Color, I Simply Don't Have The Luxury To Let Trump Win
Pramila Jayapal has no patience for those who plan on voting for a third-party candidate or sitting this election out. "As an immigrant woman of color, ...
Oct 14, 2016
This Is The Only Running Playlist You Need This Week
If you ask us, no workout is complete without a killer playlist — and running is no exception. Whether you prefer the trails or the treadmill, the right ...
Oct 14, 2016
Presidential Candidate Evan McMullin Names Female Running Mate
There's a new name to know in the 2016 election: Mindy Finn. Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin announced last night that he has tapped ...
Oct 7, 2016
Glitter Running Shoes Are The Best Way To Show The World You Are Thriving
In a move so fitting that we can’t believe we haven’t seen it already, ASOS teamed up with running shoe company Saucony to create glitter running ...
Sep 24, 2016
People Have Heated Opinions About This Mom Pumping While Running
Last Sunday, new mother Anna Young posted a photo of herself, taken during a half-marathon, to the breast-feeding advocacy Facebook group, Occupy ...
Sep 16, 2016
Karlie Kloss On Balancing Her Life & Fitness Routine
Karlie Kloss is one busy woman. The super-successful supermodel (who also happens to be a prominent member of Taylor Swift's squad) recently finished her ...
Sep 10, 2016
I’m A Personal Trainer & I Hate Running
Welcome to Workout Advice For Lazy Girls, where Refinery29’s deputy editor of Health & Wellness (who also just so happens to be an ACE-certified ...
Aug 12, 2016
This Woman Predicted Her Olympic Future In A Tweet 5 Years Ago
It takes a lot of confidence to reach Olympic levels of athletic ability, but this is downright spooky. Back in 2011, runner Morolake Akinosun tweeted, "In...
Aug 1, 2016
The Coolest Sneakers You Can Get For Cheap On Amazon Prime Day
Cardholding Amazon Prime members, your day has come. Today is Amazon's second annual Prime Day, and just like last year, deals abound across the site, ...
Jul 12, 2016
How Running Shoes Change The Muscles In Your Feet
If you thought that your cushioned running shoes were designed to give your feet a break, think again. Turns out, those shoes are actually giving the ...
Jun 19, 2016
First Transgender Woman Featured On The Cover Of
Amelia Gapin has just become the first transgender woman to be featured on the cover of Women's Running magazine. For Gapin, a passionate distance ...
Jun 13, 2016
This Shoelace Hack Could Change Everything
This post was originally published on May 11, 2015. There's nothing worse than having to give up your running groove because your poor feet have fallen ...
May 17, 2016
How Running Helps Your Bones
Running is the perfect activity if you want to clear your head. It's also, apparently, a great way to build bone. A new study in the European Journal of ...
Apr 30, 2016
New Research Uncovers The Mood-Boosting Effects Of Running
You probably know that exercise is a great way to relieve stress. But recent research has found that it doesn't just help you chill out — working out, ...
Apr 16, 2016
The One-Month Challenge Every Runner Needs To Try
When we initially think about it, the idea of a leg workout seems a little, well, unnecessary. After all, we've been tottering around for well over 20 ...
Mar 18, 2016
Why Marco Rubio & John Kasich Are Still Hanging On
The primary race has not been kind to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio or Ohio Gov. John Kasich. The two Republican presidential hopefuls are in third and fourth...
Mar 10, 2016
How I "Passed" The Mile Run 8 Years After High School
One of my earliest memories of P.E. is the dreaded mile run test, an annual calamity masquerading as "fitness assessment" that for some reason the ...
Mar 9, 2016
How To Become A Runner Even If You Hate Running
For most of my adult life, I thought running was useful only for catching a departing subway train. And even then, another F train was bound to come ...
Feb 26, 2016
You Will Not Believe How Many Miles This Woman Ran In One Day
For anyone considering our 30-day treadmill challenge, we've found your next role model. Susie Chan, of Farnham, Surrey, in the U.K., has set a new world...
Feb 8, 2016
An Olympic Track Star Teaches You How To Run
Refinery29 is proud to partner with track star Sanya Richards-Ross, a four-time Olympic medalist and nine-time World Champion. Team U.S.A.'s most-decorated...
Jan 18, 2016
Get Your Resolutions Moving With 2015's Most Popular Spotify Running Songs
Feeling a little sluggish in the new year? You're definitely not alone. Thankfully, to help us kick our resolutions into high gear, Spotify just released...
Jan 7, 2016
This 30-Day Challenge Will Change Your Mind About the Treadmill
This article was originally published on December 7, 2015. Let us just start by saying: Non-runners, don’t click away! This challenge is for you, just as ...
Jan 1, 2016
There's An Endurance Runner In All Of Us, According To Science
Looks like Bruce Springsteen was right — we really were born to run. A video from Discovery News offers new insight into how we (that is, humans) are, in...
Dec 7, 2015
24-Year-Old Runner With Autism Featured On The Cover Of
Every year Women's Running magazine holds a reader contest to highlight one runner on the cover. Now, in the contest's third year, they're celebrating a ...
Dec 1, 2015
Ellie Goulding's New Playlist Is Perfect For All Your Fall Workouts
Fresh off the Victoria's Secret runway, Ellie Goulding just partnered with Spotify to bring us some blood-pumping new running tracks. The compilation of ...
Nov 12, 2015
5 Hacks For A Healthier Week
A leisurely walk through the park is the perfect way to take advantage of these final warm days. Luckily, Prevention wants to show you how to deal with ...
Sep 20, 2015
5 Hacks For A Healthier Week
Should you stretch before a jog? Do you make yourself do a cool-down after every run? Do you wear those creepy barefoot sneakers? Shape has busted these...
Aug 16, 2015
Read This Before Running In The Heat
We get it: You were born to run, and you're not going to let temperatures in the 80s, 90s, and beyond stop you. Of course, once you're out there and ...
Jul 12, 2015
What Happens To Your Body When You Run A Marathon?
You've trained harder than you thought possible. You've found the perfect sneakers. The theme song from Chariots of Fire is more than likely playing in ...
Jun 21, 2015
You've Never Seen This Many Goats Before
It’s not every day you stumble upon a herd of goats taking over the city streets. So, when you do, you’d better have your camera handy
Jun 15, 2015