World Athletics To Prohibit Transgender Women From Competing As Females

Beginning March 31, 2023, transgender women will not be permitted to compete in the female gender category at international events sanctioned by World Athletics. World Athletics, which was previously known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) until 2019, is the international governing body for the sport of “athletics.” As such, World Athletics encompasses … Read more

The 11 Biggest Marathons In The US

If you are a beginner, it can be less intimidating to take on a small marathon, particularly in your local area.  Marathons with a smaller field size typically have easier logistics to navigate in terms of how to get to the marathon course, and the overall race atmosphere is usually less intense. Even more, experienced … Read more

Why Do My Lungs Burn When I Run? 6 Likely Causes

Some beginners complain that their lungs burn when running or that their lungs hurt after running.  Even more experienced runners may find that occasionally (or sometimes frequently), their lungs burn while running. So, what causes your lungs to burn when you run? In this article, we will discuss reasons why your lungs burn during running, … Read more

What Is Athleticism, And How Do We Test It? 10 Critical Components

Most of us probably have a notion of what athleticism is—or we can at least identify an activity or sport that requires a lot of athleticism for success—but actually defining athleticism can be challenging.  Coming up with a succinct athleticism definition isn’t necessarily difficult—we can use the dictionary to come up with the denotation of … Read more

9 Great Track Drills To Make You A Faster Runner

Although the bulk of the track exercises in workouts for sprinters does involve sprinting or running at different intervals, there are also other very effective track and field drills or other running drills that focus on sprinting and running form to improve technique, strength, explosive speed, and turnover. But, what are the best drills for … Read more