Those who start a new gym or workout program often say their fitness goals are to “tone up” or “I want to lose weight.” The problem with these fitness goals is that they are too generic. These statements are the recipe for failure because they lack urgency, time restraints so that there is an end,
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The most common thing people say is that they don’t have time for exercise. But it’s easy to fit exercise into daily tasks throughout the day.. Sure, it would be great if we could give ourselves the gift of time. With just an extra hour each day, we would promise to completely dedicated to our
Running outside in the winter: either you love it, hate it, or just suck it up to get it done. But when it comes to running a winter 5k it does have some benefits. Many might think you are insane for willingly going outside to run—let alone pay a fee to participate in a race.
As a runner mom, I often find myself combining my two worlds. Just because I want to go for a run doesn’t mean I can just stop being a parent. And it’s silly and impractical to hire a babysitter or call family over to watch my baby so a quick 30-minute run on the treadmill.
I am refusing to run outdoors this winter. And that is totally fine with me. I hate the treadmill as much as the next runner, but I also hate the cold even more. Feeling cold is one of the worst feelings in the world for me. Ever be outside in the brutal winter and your
Runners cross many finish lines, which means there are lots of victories to celebrate. Of course, we all aspire to be really fast, but runners know that we are all winners when it comes to achieving things in the sport. And this doesn’t necessarily mean in the world of racing. There are lots of winning
For the past eight weeks, I have been dreaming about how good it will feel to finally run again. My daydreams featured me mid-run, the endorphins pumping in that old familiar amazing feeling, while the motion itself flowed naturally. It was to be like riding a bike. I knew I would be slow at first
Training for a race in the winter? Then you probably feeling just a bit nervous about how you are going to make it through all the training runs in the cold and the snow. But it is possible to continue to run throughout the winter months. Many runners start training in the winter for spring
Cardio and yoga both are exercises that reduce stress. But which one is the best for stress?
The best running pace for beginners should be a pace that feels comfortable, at least 12 to 13 minutes per mile.