Category: Health

True Beginner Running Guide

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Make Jogging A Hobby, Not A Hatred By Matt Gaarder Deciding you are going to start a running routine and hitting the road require most people to take a big leap of faith of sorts, one that will look small down the road, trust me. I remember making the decision to start running for fitness… more

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How much physical activity do you need?

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What is “Physical Activity”? There are many forms of exercise that you can undertake to get your body moving but basically it comes down to just two types: aerobic and muscle strengthening. It’s the mix of these two types that will give you a good healthy balance of total activity. For instance, as a runner… more

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The Benefits of Cardio Interval Training

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Among those at the highest risk of developing heart disease are males, age over 35, cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, high levels of certain blood fats, and a family history of cardiovascular disorders. Research has added to this list another risk factor: the compulsive, hard-driving, highly anxious personality. The greater the severity, the greater the… more

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Sports Bras

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I am so often asked about sports bras which will keep those boobs still while the runner is moving. This is not just a discomfort for “big” girls. You can have an A cup and still feel too much movement. For some Sports Bra Examples CLICK HERE First let’s see what the problem is and… more

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Benefits of Cardio Training

Being fit and healthy is the in thing. Actually, it really never goes out of style. That body is the most valuable asset you could have in your lifetime. Thus it is important that you take good care of it. Give it the proper attention it needs. When it comes to ensuring and maintaining the… more

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Hip Pain After Running

Hip Pain After Running – How You Can Assess and Treat Your Problem Author: Simon Walker Hip pain after running is a common complaint. Running places enormous demands on the musculoskeletal system. Thousands of times, you are jumping from one foot to the other. To be able to do this efficiently and without causing injury… more

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You Must Breathe Right

(From: “Sprints and Marathons”) Synopsis Mastering your breathing strategy when running may help you relax and move more fluently. The aim isn’t to breathe too deeply or too softly. It’s better to find a comfy rhythm that lets you keep your running pace steadfast. As a whole, runners ought to breathe at a rate at which they can’t hear… more

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What is a Heel Spur?

A heel spur is usually caused by continuous trauma to the attachment of the spring ligament and plantar fascia to the base of the heel. This can cause the body to lay down extra bone to try and make the attachment stronger.  The pulling is usually caused by lack of support for the arch, which… more

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Shin Soreness

Shin soreness is common but difficult to solve because there are many possible causes. Normally it is not a traumatic injury but rather chronic overuse. It is caused by continual pull on the muscle attachment to the bone as well as an increase in the pressure inside the muscle sacs. It can occur when there… more

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Lose Weight With Running

Running to lose weight facilitates the loss of weight, remodel the body and increase the sensation of well being. Running to lose weight can be a great way to exercise if you follow certain guidelines. Although you want to make sure that you have the right equipment like the proper running shoes and are eating… more

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