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New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

by Louise February 24th, 2011| Running
I hate to admit it: although I'm a lover of running, I have never turned on a TV to watch a track race or a marathon. I prefer to actually be running, rather than watching. However, on February 5, I attended the 16th Annual New Balance Indoor Grand Prix,

On the Right Track

by Chang Song February 17th, 2011| Cardio
There are plenty of cardio exercises out there that you can do to burn calories and lose weight. However, when the weather outside becomes frightful, there are few exercises that help people shed off pounds as effectively and as fun as cross country skiing.

During winter, people feel very sluggish

Snow Fitness

by MPK February 10th, 2011| Cardio
Many part of the US have receive phenomenal amounts of snow.  Making the roads narrow and slippery, running ,or even walking, outdoors may be dangerous.  If you want to partake in outdoor exercise, what are your options?  Sure, you can go skiing, but that means spending money on a

Why Walk?

by Bea February 3rd, 2011| Walking
You do not have to sweat to exercise. True, you might burn more calories if you run or are more physically active, but walking can be a very effective form of exercising. There are a countless number of reasons why including walks into your daily life can benefit your

Zumba!

by Bea January 27th, 2011| Cardio, Exercises
Zumba started back in the mid-1990s as an accident. The story goes that it all started when a fitness instructor in Colombia forgot his usual tapes at home one day so he used tapes that had traditional Latin American music on them instead. As you might have guessed by
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5 Reasons to Like Treadmills

by Louise January 25th, 2011| Running
There once was a time when I really hated treadmills. Granted, I had once fallen off of one, and consequently, the word "treadmill" never really sparked happy thoughts in my mind. However, now a cross country and track runner in college, I've developed a new appreciation for treadmills. Here

Backstroke the Calories Away

by Chang Song January 20th, 2011| Cardio
The key to losing weight is obviously exercising and working out. There are many exercises that can help you shed off the extra couple of pounds or many more, but one of more effective ways to lose weight is doing cardio exercise. Cardio exercises include running, cycling, walking, and

Walking and Music: It is Personal

by TK January 6th, 2011| Cardio, Walking
The great thing about walking as a form of exercise is that it is something you can absolutely do on your own.  When walking alone, most people still need something to entertain their mind.  With the explosion of iPods and other MP3 players, almost everyone has a portable personal

Running Form: Part Two

by Louise December 30th, 2010| Running
When running, many of us take the time to determine the distance the run will be, where the run will be, and the pace we plan to take. One aspect we don't always consider, which is perhaps the most important one of all, is how we run; we often

Dress for Success

by Bea December 28th, 2010| Running
Athletic success, of course.

Getting ready to go for a run outside or to do some other sort of exercising outside is a very important task. Now I know that I do not really have to tell you all this, but what you wear really depends on what you are

Stairs: Your Cardio Friend

by TK December 21st, 2010| Cardio, Exercises
Many people struggle with finding the time and motivation to work in some form of cardio.  Unused treadmills, rowing machines, stationary bikes, and elliptical machines act like the graveyard of people's good intentions to have a cardio exercise program.

It is with this in mind that we posed

How Much Are You Walking?

by TK December 9th, 2010| Cardio, Walking
Often the simplest way for people to start an exercise regiment is by simply walking. It requires no special equipment and it can be done in almost any location.
But how much do you walk? Do you track the distance that you walk? This was the

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