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Max Your Heart Rate and Burn Calories all Day

by Joe Lawrence November 6th, 2014| Cardio, Running
There are many workouts out there today to help increase the metabolism burning abilities of your body. Some are looking at the Tabata research and high intensity interval training (HIIT) programs to burn fat. These are excellent concepts and they are so successful because they push your body to
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Is Overtraining Slowing You Down?

by Louise April 30th, 2014| Fitness Expert, Running
If there's one guideline to live by in the world of fitness and health, it is that moderation is key. The notion is easy enough to understand when it comes to nutrition. There is definitely such thing as too much of a good thing with regard to diet; eating

Join a Running Club!

by Mackenzie M. November 30th, 2012| Cardio, Running
When discussing running, one of the most universal (and important) issues with it is motivation. For even the most avid runner, finding motivation to go on that early morning or afternoon run can be difficult. Although running with friends can be a great motivator, it is easy to cancel

Running with Rufus

by Mackenzie M. November 2nd, 2012| Cardio, Running
Earlier this month I decided to start my running habit once more given the colder weather and renewed inspiration. For a little added pull and motivation, I decided to take my dog, Rosie, jogging with me. This turned out to be one of the most strenuous jogs of my

Three Reasons Not to Run

by Mackenzie M. October 2nd, 2012| Cardio, Running
Although there are plenty of reasons to run for cardio exercise, there are also reasons not to run. Aside from the basic excuses of being too tired or lacking motivation, several more substantial reasons are good reasons to skip a day or more of cardio running exercise. Listed below

3 Tips to Get Running Again

by Mackenzie M. September 6th, 2012| Cardio, Running
There are plenty of people who are currently searching for tips on how to get motivated to begin a running regimen. Therein lies a small faction of individuals that were once avid runners, but for any number of reasons fell out of their running routine. Whether the running ceased

Trying Toe Shoes

by Mackenzie M. August 9th, 2012| Running
You've seen them on the feet of acquaintances or friends.  Sure they may look a bit funny, but you're beginning to think they may provide the benefits of running barefoot while still protecting your feet.

Since they've been on the market for a while now, prices have come down, and

A Runner’s Etiquette

by Mackenzie M. July 9th, 2012| Running
On this site, we often write tips for running faster, tips on wearing the right clothing, and tips on how to stretch correctly; however, there is one aspect of running that is very important for even the most amateur participant to be aware of. Whether it seems obvious at

Run Through the Summer Heat to Victory

by Mackenzie M. June 15th, 2012| Running
From personal experience, I know that there are few physical activities more horrific than trying to run two miles on a blisteringly hot New Orleans morning. The humidity, oppressive heat, and inevitable dehydration make finding motivation to run extremely difficult. This is a problem for runners all around the

Tips for the Finish Line

by Mackenzie M. May 14th, 2012| Running
Half the battle of running a race, or running in general, is a mental one. Several magazines, websites, and coaches all fervently claim that the best way to run faster, or to finish a race with flying colors, is to develop a mental attitude that allows the body to

Join Me in the Couch to 5K

by Jessica B. May 10th, 2012| Cardio, Running
I have a confession to make: I’ve gotten a little lazy. I used to live at the gym and workout religiously. And then life got in the way. I started going a little less, and a little less. These days I am happy if I make it a few

Running in Place – If You Have to

by Jessica B. May 1st, 2012| Running
Some days end up like today, I had every intention to go to the gym, but it just didn’t happen. My kid got sent home sick from school. I had a pile of work to fight through. There wasn’t a free hour in the day to get out of
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