Category Archives: Running

Exercise and Air Pollution

Just recently, the American Lung Association published its report on the latest measurements of soot particles and ozone in the air for almost 1,000 countries and cities in the United States. The results come as no surprise, especially for measurements … Continue reading

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Running a risk

Five days before the Beijing Marathon, the air pollution level in Beijing was rated “very unhealthy” by the US Embassy, and buildings in the distance appeared obscured by haze. Nonetheless, about 30,000 runners are gathering in the city on Sunday … Continue reading

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Relatively low levels of ozone can affect lung function in endurance athletes

Relatively low levels of ozone (<120micrograms/m3) can affect lung function in endurance athletes, making it more difficult to bring large volumes of air into their lungs (Respiratory Effects of Low-Level Photochemical Air Pollution in Amateur Cyclists,” American Journal od Resp. … Continue reading

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Can You Be Allergic to Running?

Can You Be Allergic to Running?| Huffington Post The video at the end of this article suggest ways in which to alleviate allergy symptoms when running. However they fail to mention one of the most successful ways of dealing with … Continue reading

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Exercising Outdoors: How Does Pollution Affect Athletes?

Exercising Outdoors: How Does Pollution Affect Athletes? | Active.com. Are there are long-term consequences of exercising in air that is polluted? Dr. Morton Lippmann, a professor of environmental medicine at the New York University School of Medicine says given what … Continue reading

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Urban Running Survival Kit

Runners World Guide to Your Survival Kit Details of The Kit (first published October 2011)

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Allergic to Running

Allergic to Running | Running Times Magazine

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