Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... 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
Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n... Read more
Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr... Read more
I know all of us are not health care professionals but this has been on my mind since I read about a lady who was a partner in a fitness facility collapsed and died after running a marathon. Could it have been an undiagnosed heart ailment? Sounds l... Read more
I run 3 to 5 days a week, here and there I may take a week off.
What I don't understand is that last week I ran 5 miles on the treadmill and a few days later I ran 5.75 outside. I skipped two days of working out because of my schedule.
The... Read more
2 more thoughts-good shoes will take time to break in so make sure to work up to longer distances in them. Plug for my favorite walking shoes-Keen Voyageurs (available for men + women I believe)-am on my 3rd pair, most comfy shoes I've ever had.... Read more
We do a lot of running with our Morning Mile Runs and ALOT of running around in general! So, we have alot of shoes in the family!Since the hall closet does not have ENOUGH SPACE ,I MADE MORE SPACE! I bought a VERTICAL shoe organizer that attaches wit... Read more
My husband and I started running this year. We began with 5Ks and are workig our way up to longer runs. We've never been running like that before but signing up for a monthly race helped us stay motivated to keep training and you get rewarded with a... Read more
Over the past 30-35 years there has been a huge revolution in the world of athletic footwear. There are literally hundreds of shoes on the market today for every sport one can think of. But, it is very important to wear the proper shoe for the activ... Read more
Recently, I was asked if I wanted to try out a new pair of running shoes and blog about the experience. I usually hesitate with things like this (because I’m picky about my running shoes), but was very intrigued by this product. Maybe the... Read more
So last night Zack bought me new sneakers and insoles because my shin splints have been excruciating. I was so excited (and $165 later, shocked!) and we decided to go running that night. Yes, the shoes felt better, but no, the shin splints aren't gon... Read more
I woke up around 5:30 a.m. and had a great breakfast. Then it was off to the races! LOL! The Women's Distance Festival at the local community college.
I volunteered to help man the food table which consisted of cutting up bagels & bananas & tho... Read more
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