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Running Clothes – The 3 C’s of Running Clothes

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By Rhonda Copeland I love running clothes, and will buy something new for myself anytime I can come up with an excuse to do so! It doesn’t even have to be a good excuse or a new one…I’m not too proud to use stale, bad excuses when necessary. In fact, more than half of my… more

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Welcome to Runners’ Hub

Runners’ Hub has come about because many athletes both online and off ask questions during training sessions and I decided that to answer these questions online was a good idea. Rather than restrict access to my groups of athletes I felt that it would be good to share with all runners (and wannabe runners) and… more

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Should Runners Shave their Legs?

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If so, why? OK so swimmers and cyclists do it to improve their aerodynamics but is this a good reason for runners to do the same? I think that there are various reasons for having smooth legs: Women, of course, remove the hair from their legs for purely aesthetic reasons so we’ll leave them out… 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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How Long Should a Long Run Be?

By Rob Knowles Training for an endurance event like a half marathon is going to take weeks or months of consistent effort. It may sound like hard work, but steadily increasing distance week by week is the accepted way of making progress. After all, no one was born being able to run 13.1 miles without… more

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Racing Tips

Which Race? Find a race by searching the listings that you find online or enter a race in which your club needs you as a team member. Make sure it is far enough in the future for you to complete the training at a sensible rate. If you are just starting out as a runner,… more

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Kit Tips

Bag Get yourself a good running bag because you can keep all those bits in that you just might need whether training or racing. For example, I always kept the things that I might forget such as safety pins for race numbers or quick “repairs”, Vaseline for lubricating the parts that rub, spare pair of… more

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Interval Running Training For Fat Burning

By Taylor Ryan Not all exercise is created equal… in fact not all running is created equal if you’re goal is to get results from your workouts. I am staying pretty general when it comes to your goals because it doesn’t matter if your goal is: To lose body fat Tone your muscles Increase running… more

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Jogging Strollers For Running Parents

Author:Steve Weber If you are an active parent who also happens to enjoy taking a little trip around the neighborhood by jogging, and you have a little baby in tow, then you are going to need some type of a stroller that is designed with your lifestyle in mind. The best reason why an active… more

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Running is a Life Saver

Running often seems to offer a life line to people who may be suffering from depression, stress, anxiety. Many new runners discover how running counteracts what are serious disabilities. The runners’ high gives a lift. Completion of exercise brings a quiet satisfaction. Relaxation is helped by having been out training. What do you think? Write… more

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