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
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
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
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
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
When I type in "run" in this activity list, automatically it pops up asking 5mph? 5.5mph? and so on...
I run at 4mph, or is that called something else? Jogging?
Am I slow or what..i am a beginner!
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If it gets really cold, check Road Runner; they usually give a breakdown of each layer you should wear (base, mid, top) for outdoor workouts. There are a few stores, but the best way to see their full inventory is online. They carry most major brands... Read more
I currently do evening classes at the gym most nights, and then run the C25K program in addition to that. Would you run after a 45 minute aerobics class? Or given the choice would you rather run in the morning, then attend an evening class?
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I own the spat but am thinking I want something a little more. Am thinking of purchasing a new activity tracker. I am not a runner but need the constant reminder to keep moving. I enjoy seeing my progress throughout the day. What is the best acti... Read more
I am a beginning runner. I have read that runner's need to do strength training that focuses on the muscles not used in running, but I don't know which muscles to target. Does anyone know which strength training exercises to do in order to keep the... Read more
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
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
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
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