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Esophageal Cancer Awareness 5k Review: View From A Volunteer And A Runner

There are charity 5k races held for just about every kind of cancer. But there has yet to be one held in New York City for one of the fast-growing ones in the U.S.—until now. Saturday, September 14 marked the first annual Esophageal Cancer Awareness 5k. Held in Marine Park, Brooklyn just about 50 runners,

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Why I Ditched My Running Belt For A Hydration Vest

After a few half marathons under my belt, it was hydration belts that were my go-to for my water and storage needs. I had gotten my toes wet with a running pack with bladder, but it wasn’t until I started using a hydration vest that I was fully converted. I decided to ditch my running

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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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Senita Athletics Maternity Leggings: The Best Pair To Wear When Running Pregnant

Running while pregnant comes with it so many challenges. And one of the many is the fact that none of our workout clothes fit. Another problem is finding activewear that does our ever-changing bodies. This is why those who find Senita Athletics leggings hit the jackpot—especially for those who are preggo. Senita Athletics is a

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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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This Is The Hardest Part Of Running Pregnant

You set out optimistically, full of energy and ready to take on this run. But the moment you start moving you realize the amount of effort it takes to propel the legs forward. It’s like you are running uphill even though the road is flat. With chest out, you image your core engaged, abs covered

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