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Perfect Layering for Winter Workouts

Don't let ''cold weather'' become an excuse for you this winter. Here's exactly what you should wear in every temperature range for optimal comfort.
Posted 12/17/2012  12:00:00 PM By:   : 79 comments   229,626 views
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5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

These moves are a must for exercisers who train barefoot or wear minimalist shoes--and people who want the benefits of barefoot training but aren't ready to kick their shoes off.
Posted 11/30/2012  2:00:00 PM By:   : 107 comments   570,677 views
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Will Adjusting Form Make You a Better Runner?

A new study proposes that people naturally become better runners, just by running more. Although I can't say the same applied in my case, the results are pretty interesting.
Posted 10/30/2012  10:00:00 AM By:   : 37 comments   33,536 views
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Run Like an Olympian: 4 Tips to Your Fastest 5K

So you've run a 5K...what's next? Improving your time for the next one! These speed-boosting training tips from a former Olympic sprinter will help you reach your next goal.
Posted 8/1/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 51 comments   137,955 views
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Coach Nicole's Half Marathon Running Music

Need some motivation to get out the door and run? Here are 25 upbeat songs that got Coach Nicole through her most recent half marathon!
Posted 5/11/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 83 comments   104,294 views
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Rock What You Got

Michelene shares her favorite songs that help her stay motivated to carry on through her workouts.
Posted 4/26/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 60 comments   41,748 views
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Confession: My Motivation Just Isn't What It Used to Be

Recently, I've been struggling to remember what it was like to love running. I'm still a regular runner, but going out for a run just isn't what it used to be.
Posted 4/24/2012  6:00:00 PM By:   : 77 comments   40,952 views
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5 Common Fears of Competing in Your First Race

You've spent weeks preparing for your big event and now that race day has arrived you begin to experience fears you never knew existed.
Posted 4/10/2012  2:00:00 PM By:   : 69 comments   42,396 views
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Living My Life as an Adventure

Life is meant to be lived, to be celebrated, to fulfill your dreams no matter how long it takes for you to reach your goals!
Posted 3/27/2012  2:00:00 PM By:   : 30 comments   23,081 views
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4 Good Reasons to Sign Up for a Race

Have you ever thought about trying a race? You might be surprised at how much you enjoy it!
Posted 3/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By:   : 38 comments   34,550 views
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When Exercise Hurts More Than Helps

In 2010, I experienced my first serious running injury. I made the problem worse by continuing to push through pain instead of listening to my body and resting.
Posted 1/31/2012  10:00:00 AM By:   : 83 comments   29,524 views
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Outdoor Running: Good For the Body, Even Better For the Mind

A new study shows that the physical benefits might be the same, but the mental benefits between an outdoor and indoor run might be different.
Posted 12/23/2011  10:00:00 AM By:   : 89 comments   33,450 views
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100 Pounds Down: 'Nothing is Impossible'*

Down 100 pounds and counting with SparkPeople, Robert's living and loving life. Read his inspiration story!
Posted 11/28/2011  6:00:00 PM By:   : 85 comments   24,793 views
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The Art of Recovery: The Necessity of Sleep for Proper Recovery

This is part two in a series of blogs focusing on different measures to take to ensure your body receives the proper recovery needed to adapt to exercise.
Posted 11/15/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 14 comments   14,426 views
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The Art of Recovery: Part 1

We all know the benefits that exercise has on our health and well-being, but we must not forget the role rest and recovery play as well.
Posted 10/18/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 30 comments   34,038 views
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