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Plyometrics For Runners Resources

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a...  Read more

Runners? Especially middle-aged Canadian ones? I h
Updated 11/27/2015 12:12:14 PM

Runners? Especially middle-aged Canadian ones? I have zero connections on here yet and would like to change that! :)...  Read more

any runners have advise on the beast stretches?
Updated 11/17/2015 1:23:59 PM

any runners have advise on the beast stretches?...  Read more

I passed a runner wearing shorts today in 38 degre
Updated 11/13/2015 9:06:02 AM

I passed a runner wearing shorts today in 38 degree weather! She must have anti-freeze for blood! I was wearing 2 long sleeve shirts, long tights, gloves and a hat and I was still chilly...  Read more

Tracking exercise for slow runners
Updated 11/17/2015 11:34:25 AM

I am a SUPER slow runner. At best, I run a 16 minute mile. 17 minute miles are more common. The exercise tracker doesn't have running (or jogging) speeds that slow. I'm building up distance for a 4 mile race currently. So yesterday I ran 3.7 miles an...  Read more

Low carb for runners. Any thoughts? I read about l
Updated 11/2/2015 8:40:19 PM

Low carb for runners. Any thoughts? I read about low carb cycling but I don't know anyone that does it....  Read more

Training plans for running for all levels from beginner to marathon. It is a great source on running beside for me, hope you find it interesting, too.331...  Read more

Commit to an organization

There are some great organizations including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Susan B Koman's races, American Cancer Society that link exercise and fundraising in one. A great way to get involved, make new friends, and stay motivated for exercise!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more

DVD Review: Get R.I.P.P.E.D. in Less Than 50 Minutes a Day!

We're always on the lookout for new fitness DVDs that are fun, challenging, and easy to fit into a busy day. So when R.I.P.P.E.D.: Total Body Challenge promised us a calorie-torching, full-body interval workout in less than 50 minutes, we had to...  Read more