Category: Health

Running Schedule For When Not Training For A Race

Runners need schedules. We pencil in—physically or mentally—the day, time of day and mileage for our runs. And of course, we all follow training plans for when preparing for a race. These are typically 12-week plans that lie out our workouts for us, provided by an online source of a running coach. We know just

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Tips To Dealing With A Bad Fitness Instructor

One of the many reasons why I go to the gym for its fitness classes. I much rather take a spin or kickboxing class than roam from machine to machine. The good news is my gym offers lots of great classes with many great fitness instructors. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any who

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The Real Amount Of Steps Fitness Tracker Users Need Each Day

One of the first things we do when setting up our fitness tracker is setting how many steps we want to take each day. But the amount we are setting is really way off from what we need. And by that, we don’t mean increasing it to be more than 10,000. Since the beginning of

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How To Find Energy To Exercise When Pregnant

Women know the importance of continuing to work out during pregnancy. But we are faced with two major problems: 1. Not having enough affordable maternity activewear options. 2. Not having the energy to exercise when pregnant. It’s hard enough to find the energy to exercise normally. Now imagine growing a tiny human. That in itself

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Caterpy Laces Saves Us From This Common Running Shoe Problem

Like many runners out there, I have a real running sneakers addiction. But this love for shoes led me to a major problem with a pair of Brooks: they just weren’t getting tied right. I know the importance of getting properly fitted for a running shoe. After just being fitted a pair before, when my

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How To Avoid Stroller Running: The Best Ways To Leave Baby Behind

If you thought running is a challenge sometimes just wait until you have to run with a stroller. Strolling running makes the run so much harder. Many runners start off stroller running post-baby when getting back to the sport is already tough. Others start when their little ones are a bit bigger, meaning extra added

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Nathan Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt Review

Hitting the trails for a mid- to long-distance run means having hydration on hand as well as other gear that might be needed. For this runner, this means going hands-free which is why I am a huge fan of hydration belts. And lately, I cannot even go for a short walk or run without taking

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Fitscope Is The Fitness App That Livestreams Instructor-Led Classes Virtually To Any Gym

Running on the treadmill can be so boring. But what if you were able to participate in an instructor-led class that helped motivate and guide you, all on your own time from your own gym? Fitscope is the fitness app that is making this possible. What Is Fitscope? Fitscope livestreams instructor-led classes that are designed

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Tips To Traveling With A Toddler This Summer

The summer is here in full swing and with that means summer vacation. But many parents might shy away from traveling because they have a toddler. Traveling with a toddler is absolutely possible. It’s manageable even for those with really fussy kids. Don’t be afraid that the little ones are going to act up or

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Running In The Heat: How To Survive The Sun

Running in the summer can be just as much as a challenge as running in the winter. We might prefer sunlight and shorts over mountains of snow and layers upon layers just to keep us warm. But running in the heat brings with it a whole set of other challenges. But there are tips to

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