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5 Fitness Goals That Aren’t ‘I Want To Lose Weight’

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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Running Safety For Women: The Self-Defense Products Runners Need

Few products are essential to runners. And with the rise in attacks and attempted attacks for women this also means getting safety gear to protect them and allow for self-defense when on a run. On a dark, cold, and windy Thursday evening in March at Asbury Park two local running groups joined forces to commemorate

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Runner Alexis Zeis Talk Olympic Trials And Being A 71-Minute Half Marathoner

In just a few more days all eyes in the world of running will be on the men and women competing in the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. One of those is runnerAlexis Zeis, the 71-minute half marathoner who is preparing to run her first-ever marathon at the Trials. While some might think Zeis is insane

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Cold Feat Trail Race: Staten Island Greenbelt Hilly 5k

If you are looking for a late winter trail race in Staten Island the Cold Feat 5k and 10k is one you need to run. Held on Saturday, February 22 with the start and finish at the LaTourette Gold Course (right near the clubhouse), this race took runners into the Greenbelt—providing a slice of nature

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Runner Taylor Ward Talks 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials And Her Race Strategy

We are just a few days from the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. And runner Taylor Ward is more than ready to take on the distance. Held on February 29 in Atlantic, GA, there are lots of competitors gearing up for their chance at a spot on the American team to run the marathon at the

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Should You Run In The Winter? Pros & Cons To Running A Winter 5k

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.

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Running Gear Worth Buying: The Products I Can’t Run Without

They say running is free, but any dedicated runner knows this is straight-up lies. This is because among the running gear needed includes invest in a good pair of running sneakers at the bare minimum. But then there are cute workout clothes, snazzy smartwatches, and other hydration and nutrition gear that are worth buying. Okay,

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Tips To Getting Your Treadmill Run Done In 30 Minutes With A Baby

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.

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How To Use The Garmin Safety Feature For Running

Today kicks off Runner Safety Awareness Week, a time to continue to spark conversation and share preventive methods to keeping runners safe when they are out doing what they love. Those who are interested in more discussion, activism, education, stories, and tips can check out The Run Collective, which is holding runner safety workshops and

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6 Tips To Running Indoors This Winter

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

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