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Winter Running Rundown

// By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play Whether you’re keeping your New Year’s resolution to get fit or simply continuing a healthy workout routine, running in cold weather can be a challenge. Lacing up when the temperature dips takes determination — and some good advice for braving the elements. Before dashing out the

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‘Smart Shoes’ the step in fitness tracking

It seems like are countless fitness trackers to count each mile ran and calorie burned. While some runners use Garmin watches, Nike Fuelbands, Fitbit and the laundry list of other trackers, others simply use an app on their phone that can also be used for navigation. But looking down to figure out where you are

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The joy of Robin Williams will continue to run in our hearts

Beloved Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin William died Aug. 11 in his California home from a tragic suicide. Williams was known for his roles in “Good Will Hunting,” “Dead Pets Society,” “Mrs. Doubtfire” and as the genie in Disney’s “Aladdin.” But as the world mourns an icon that was able to make us laugh to

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National Running Day NYC

Today might just be a runner’s favorite holiday—National Running Day! While die hard runners do not need a day to give life to their running spirit, having a day dedicated to running allows runners to appreciate the sport. Not to mention the motivation runners will have to day to lace up and enjoy their favorite

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Running Towards Goals

I read on Twitter (follow me @newschixOxO or @nylifesupply) that it was exactly six months until Thanksgiving yesterday. Time really does fly. But it’s it ironic how six months ago and six months ahead can feel like an eternity and a blink of an eye? In my perspective, six months is enough time to achieve

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Motivation Monday

Monday is probably the most hated day of the week, but if we change our perspective, than Monday can be the best day to start up a new healthy habit or pick up healthy behaviors after weekend “cheat days.” Starting of a new week making positive choices will make you stick with your program or

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Marathon training reduces CVD risk

Although it is easy to assume that running lowers your risk from various heart diseases, there has been conflicting research when it comes to male runners heart health. Recently there has been a rise of middle-aged male runners dying from heart attacks during marathons. Furthermore, the Wall Street Journal reported that no matter how much

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Recharge Your Run

Running the same routine can become boringly predictable. A change in scenery can go a long way when you wish to power up your run. Switching up your normal routine will introduce different elevations, surfaces, and you may feel inspired for longer or faster distances. All of these factors will make you a better runner.

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Did you run this weekend?

“We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves…The more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom. No one can say, ‘You must not run faster than this, or jump

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