Tag: walking

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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Birthday Workout With Baby

A workout, a workout buddy and tasty beverage. These are some of my favorite things, so it’s exactly how I wanted and what I wanted to celebrate my birthday with. I figured the best way to celebrate another year on this planet is to do something that would be good for my mind, body and

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Fit (-ish) Pregnancy: The Ups And Downs Of Second Trimeter Workouts

Back Story Those who have followed this blog know that I have a such a passion for fitness. But I have also never been the fitness model we see on Instagram, the fastest runner or even the most consistent in my regimen. I am just a normal chick trying my best to be the best

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Rest Day Workout: To Run Or Not To Run?

If you are thinking about whether or not to run, then you should run! So, today was supposed to be a rest day. However, I had some extra afternoon free time and lots on my mind, so I just couldn’t resist a short run. Now rest days are really important during any training. Your muscles

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Week 3 Half Marathon Training

July 14-20th:  Week three of my training proved to be the hardest yet. This was not because there was more runs or because they were longer distance. It was because I went away on vacation, making sticking to the program a huge challenge. This week consisted of missing quite a few runs. I packed for

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Walking Increases Creativity

Those who take a walk to clear their head may also fill it with other health benefits.  Walking is a healthy activity that jumpstarts your body by increasing your energy. So when our minds are running on empty—a dilemma, anger, or stress using too much psychological fuel— many people stomp the streets to clear their

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