Joggers May Live Longer Than Non - joggers
Jogging, at a slow to moderate pace for less than three hours per week may extend your life according to a new study…
How to Warm Up Before Exercising - Olympic Stretches
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Wearing A Running Cap While Running - The Benefits
I normally never wore anything on my head when I would go out for training runs. But there was a point in college where…
Best Workout Clothes
Before you start any workout routine it is vital to decide on the ideal workout gear. Exercise equipment must be cosy…
The First 5 Km
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Running Outside In the Cold Winter
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Running Articles (103)
Don't Forget To Hydrate!
In order for you to be able to run well and stay healthy, hydration is vital.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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Running Schedule For Beginners - The Ultimate 6 Week Schedule To Keep You On Track
Its without question that if youve never done any running before then you will need a running schedule for beginners before you get started. Running is not a simple case of putting one foot in front of the other at pace in order to get fitter, stronger, lose weight, etc.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 15, 2011  
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Salomon Trail Running Shoes - A Review
Salomon Trail Running Shoes After I completed my Couch to 5k programme I decided to increase my mileage and include some trail running. About 6 months ago I bought a pair of Salomon Trail Running Shoes and I have to say I have been more than pleased with them. Up…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jun 08, 2011  
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Running Without Music
One of the intricacies of running lies with whether or not one listens to music during the runs.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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3 top tips for 5k beginners
Hi, Here are some tips that I found useful when I started off running 5k's: 1 ) Don't attempt to much too soon I was really bad at doing this; I'd always start off being full of enthusiasm, doing too much do too much and either injuring myself or feeling…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 04, 2011  
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Beginners Training for A Marathon
Less than 30% of marathon runners in reality meet their own expected time goal. Beginner marathoners usually find it difficult, even just finishing the race. So why does this concern happen after your entire training program? The following paragraphs will provide the beginner runner with several beginners training for a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 10, 2011  
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The Secret to Speed And Agility Drills
Speed kills. Every athlete has heard that saying eventually and for the most part it is true. This is why speed and agility drills are so important to do. Most sports are team sports but usually the team who can win the one on one battles end up winning most…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 14, 2011  
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Best Running Watch – Which type should you get?
I love running watches. What is the best running watch for you to use? My favorite is a GPS running watch, but there are many others to choose from. Let’s talk about the two most popular types: GPS style and Pedometer style. Running is more fun when you have a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 19, 2011  
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Running the Race - Our Journey Through Life
My husband’s passion is for running races and for the great outdoors. He grew up in a city situated on a picturesque mountainside. He would sometimes opt to hike to and from school and he started running at quite an early age. Work and family later became demanding so he…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Aug 30, 2011  
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7 Surprising Ways to Become A Better Runner
You don’t have to go to great lengths to be a better runner. However, there’s no ala-Captain America super serum either, just a bit of work and some nice tricks on the side. Here are 7 surprising ways to become a better runner. Go Fishy In order to become a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 18, 2016  
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Today's Run
The run today was amazing. There was freshly fallen snow, the sun was shining and the temperature had risen to +5°C which is quite pleasant. I decided to see if my favourite summer route was passable. It is mostly on tracks and paths in a rough terrain south of town.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 25, 2012  
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Why Do You Warm Up Before Exercise - Double Your Performance Today
I know the feeling. When starting an exercise, you just go ahead with it without doing the "warm up" you always hear you have to do. Warming up can be a hassle at times especially on days when you feel that you are all ready to start your workout. Yes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 23, 2012  
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Race Reflections
Running a 5K is a lot like life… This thought occurred to me as I ran along the path of my first 5K with tunes in my ears and a sandy ground beneath me. How I decided to run this particular 5K is a story in itself but I can…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Nov 28, 2011  
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Is Barefoot Running the Way to Go?
Minimalist or barefoot running has surged in popularity over the past few years. This is in part because of all the new minimalist/barefoot style shoes out there. There has also been a lot more research done on running injuries and ways to prevent them. A lot of doctors and sports…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 26, 2012  
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Wearing A Running Cap While Running - The Benefits
I normally never wore anything on my head when I would go out for training runs. But there was a point in college where my coach encouraged me to wear a white cap while running. The reason was because we were in Maryland for our national track championships and it…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 25, 2014  
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Kinesio Water Proof Tape
Kinesio tape is one of the best elastic tape that is used world widely not only athletes but by everyone who is suffering from the muscle cramp or injury. It work wonderfully by eliminating pain and starts showing its effectiveness just after it is applied over the body. It is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 12, 2016  
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Interesting Hobby
Today I was attending a lecture on Icelandic grammar at the University of Akureyri. The teacher was talking about something he obviously found very interesting and he had no difficulty keeping our attention because he was so excited about this himself. Then, suddenly one of the students asked if the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 17, 2012  
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Why Do People Enjoy Running?
Don't you wish you could enjoy running as much as he is right now? I often used to ask myself "why do people enjoy running so much?" I still believe it's a legitimate question, especially for those of us who haven't experienced the joy of running their first mile or…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 03, 2012  
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Training to Run Your First Steps In This Great Activity
I am writing this article because I want to convince you that running is one of the best things you can become an addict of. It is no surprise that it has become a very popular activity. The hard part will be to make it a habit. In the beginning,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 09, 2012  
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The Idiot Boss Who Went Running In Winter
What Fool Runs In Winter? Nearly ten years ago my then manager announced to everyone that he is training for a marathon. It was in the middle of winter. Cold, gloomy, freezing. What an idiot, I thought. Did he not have better things to do? He would come to work…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Nov 08, 2013  
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Cross Training
Athletes use the term cross training when they train other sports than just the one they compete in. It is often recommended for runners because it can have good effects on the running speed and endurance and can also prevent injuries. There are countless other good reasons to do some…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 11, 2012  
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Should You Be Wearing Shoes When You Run Or Not: The Debate Continues
The debate continues. Should you be wearing cushioned, modern shoes when you go out running or should you be barefoot instead? While some nation's runners have historically ran all their races and day to day running barefoot, others have come to the practice in more recent years, including those who…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 13, 2012  
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Running Tips Beginners
Recently I wrote an article to summarise my two years of running (you can find the link to the article at the bottom of the page). What started as a means to improve energy levels, led to me finding a new passion. A passion for running! A great deal of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Nov 15, 2014  
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Looking for Extra Fun In 20s? Hold on to These Men Hobbies
Achieving a perfect balance between work life and personal life has become extremely difficult these days. If you have your dream job, you should give all your soul, heart, passion, energy and time into it. But, if your work doesn't give you the lust you're looking for, yet you're working…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 28, 2016  
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What is Energy?
Energy is a word one often hears. People say they get energy from all sorts of things and sometimes I must admit that I am not sure what they mean. There aren't many calories in vegetables, but I often hear someone say he/she gets energy from eating a lot of…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 26, 2012  
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How to Warm Up Before Exercising - Olympic Stretches
Warming up is probably one of the most important thing to do before you conduct any movement in your body. Even upon waking up, warming up your body would allow you to reduce the stiffness as well as the lethargic feeling. With that said, warming up before exercising will no…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Aug 08, 2012  
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Running Tip - Stretch Throughout The Day
As you embark on your journey of losing weight by running, remember to stretch throughout the day. Stretch in the morning, in the afternoon, before your run, after your run - make sure to stretch!
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 28, 2011  
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Personal Protection Alarm For Runners
It is my personal opinion that every one should carry some kind of personal protection alarm with him or her. You always have to be prepared to protect your self against an attacker. Runners and joggers are a special group of people who can be attacked and need a different…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 13, 2012  
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Nikeplus Sportwatch Review
GPS watches area the cool thing in running now and the Nikeplus Sportwatch is no exception. GPS watches have been around for a few years and as with all electronics they are progressively getting better. I remember having a GPS the size of a large book and still not being…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 21, 2012  
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My Top 3 Weather Conditions To Run In
When putting on your running shoes, preparing to go for a run, there is a few things that we always check before we head out the door. The biggest one is the weather. It effects how we dress and and sets the tone on how the run could turn out.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 26, 2014  
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Suffered a bad ankle or muscle pull from running? Running is probably one of the best ways to keep…
So you decided to take your first steps as a jogger. Great! Now, you must be wondering where to begin.…
Micah True, also known as Caballo Blanco, was a true pioneer in the sport of the ultramarathon. He…
How to run long distance, or 50k in this case? If you are a runner, that may be a question you are…
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There are many side effects of running that are positive and maybe somehow unexpected. The muscles…

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