Archives for Cardio



by LJ Dovichi May 2nd, 2008| Walking
Walking is an excellent low-impact exercise that's good for any fitness level. It's the most natural form of exercise, and your body specializes in it. Walking is safe, simple, doesn't require any fancy workout equipment, any practice, and is gentle on the body. Walking is good for you and the
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by LJ Dovichi April 18th, 2008| Walking
The skies are clear, the weather is warm, there's a gentle breeze -- it's spring and the perfect season for hiking. With the right attire and equipment you can hike year round, but spring is truly the perfect time -- everything is green and blooming, the trails are dry, and
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New Balance Running Contest

by Editorial Team April 16th, 2008| Running
WBZ-TV in Boston has a contest that they are running in conjunction with New Balance. They want to know what your "relationship with running" is? Tell them why you love it and what makes you addicted to it.

This contest is tied in with the Boston Marathon, which

Apartment Workout — Stairs

by LJ Dovichi April 12th, 2008| Running
My family and I moved into an apartment on the top floor of a three-story-complex. Out of respect to my neighbors downstairs, I was no longer able to do a cardio home workout because of the noise carrying through the floor. I was able to do the stretching, sit-ups, push-ups,

Couch to 5K

by Erin Steiner March 26th, 2008| Running
As a self-professed sloth, I recently made the mistake of looking at my own backside in a mirror. If you ever want to find a way to give your exercise routine a jump start, just do what I did.

Of course, because of my previously mentioned slothness, I was unsure


by MPK February 13th, 2008| Cardio
As I sit in a comfortable chair by the fireplace while snow falls outside, I am envisioning my outdoor plans. While many see the snow and wonder when spring will return, along with their outdoor workouts, I am excited to know that my outdoor activities can continue.

Physical activity is

Shuffle for Running

by Louise January 28th, 2008| Running
Are you looking for a music player to use while running? There are so many different types of players, you can't really know what to get. Many of the devices can't handle the movement your workouts require. Another amount of players are simply too bulky to train with. What's the

Music Controls Your Pace

by Bea January 27th, 2008| Running
Although you may not realize it, music does have a tendency to control your running pace.

Sometimes when I run without music, the passing of cars doesn't seem to give me too much motivation. However, I usually have my headphones in, and I'll listen to my Ipod. I like most of

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