October 18, 2019: Runner's Web Digest About Subscribe 1. Ten ways YOU can get faster for real 2. Overtraining syndrome in athletes: What is it and how can you prevent it? 3. A Tale of Two Marathon Records and Nike's Magic Shoes The two-hour barrier and the women’s marathon world record both fell this weekend. The history makers, Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei, have one obvious thing in common. 4. An Athlete’s Guide to Surviving the Offseason 5. Models of Training That Make You Fast 6. The Monumental Courage of Kipchoge’s Sub-Two Run Performing under unprecedented pressure, the Kenyan became the first human to run a marathon in under two hours. 7. Heavy-resistance training can help running performance 8. Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It New guidelines say exercise may help cancer patients live longer, or help you avoid getting cancer in the first place. 9. Nike Vaporfly’s - Are we really getting faster? 10. What shoes should you wear for a marathon? 11. How Can Sex Affect Your Athletic Performance? 12. Exploring Human Potential Through Sport 13. Should You Be Monitoring Your Blood Sugar? Blood glucose monitoring for performance is becoming more common. Here's what you need to know. 14. Carbohydrate: simplifying a complex topic 15. Parents Should Limit Sports Participation for Children, Trainers Say Young athletes are practicing too hard in just one sport, increasing the risk of injuries and burnout. New guidelines urge parents to reduce the intensity.