Best Places To Run (Place #1)

October 1, 2014 Comments Off

  Venice Beach, California Did you know that L.A. was once known as the “Mural Capital of the World”? At the corner of Ocean Front Walk and Park Avenue, you’ll see one of the main reasons this is, with the …

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Best Places To Run (Place #2)

October 1, 2014 Comments Off

  Zion National Park, Utah   There’s something about running alongside 250 million year old sandstone canyons that brings a whole new level to running. There’s a mixture of omniscience and inferiority one may feel in this historic setting, along …

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Best Places To Run (Place #4)

October 1, 2014 Comments Off

  Positano, Italy The only international spot on the list may very well be the most dangerous yet captivating. Known as the “Path of the Gods”, this nearly eight-mile long trail takes you to the edge of the sheer cliffs …

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Best Places To Run (Place #3)

October 1, 2014 Comments Off

  Western North Dakota To narrow this down, we’re talking about the burnt-orange gravel road bordering rolling wheat farms between the towns of Dickinson and Belfield. There may be no better way to enjoy the country landscape than on a …

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Best Places To Run

October 1, 2014 Comments Off

  The following summarizes the Runner’s World Magazine article, “Where to Run”. Best Places To Run Have you ever wondered where the best setting for a stroll would be? We’ve listed four top running sceneries (including one stunning international spot), …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

September 10, 2014 Comments Off

  7. Remember Your Vitamins & Minerals Vitamins and minerals play a pivotal factor in building endurance for running. Extra energy output requires extra vitamins and minerals. Gray confirms, “ideally, these should be provided from a healthy and well balanced …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

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6. Stay Hydrated While consuming enough water is important for everyone, it’s essential for the runner, who sweats significantly more than the average person.  Keeping your fluid levels up and your body hydrated is of utmost importance for a number …

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Nutrition Tips for Better Running

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5. Have Balanced Meals It may be a no-brainer, but a balanced meal is the best opportunity to ensure that you give your body the proper nutrients it needs. A balanced meal should consist of roughly 20 percent fats, 60 …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

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  4. Fats Are OK You may be skeptical, but fats will help you have more rounded nutrition and actually keep you healthy…as long as they’re the proper fats. Gray states, “monounsaturated fats have been linked to a decrease in …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

September 10, 2014 Comments Off

  3. Get Your Protein In Protein is essential for both tendon and muscle repair, as well as regulating hormones.  For weight loss purposes, the best protein is lean protein. According to Scott Gray of Active.com, “the more often you …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

September 10, 2014 Comments Off

2. Consume Glucose Drinks Your muscles are seeking fuel at the end of your run and glucose drinks are easily absorbed.  Best utilized if consumed within 15 minutes of the end of your run.   Examples: – Gatorade / Powerade …

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Nutrition Tips For Better Running

September 10, 2014 Comments Off

  1. Focus on Eating Complex Carbohydrates Complex carbohydrates provide slow and steady fuel so your blood sugar level refrains from various spikes and lows which could leave you feeling depleted at the end of your run.   Examples: – …

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7 Nutrition Tips For Better Running

September 10, 2014 Comments Off

The following summarizes the Active.com article, “Nutrition Tips for New Runners” by Scott Gray.   7 Nutrition Tips For Better Running Whether you’re new to running or have logged thousands of miles, proper nutrition – both before and after your …

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The Injury-Free Way to Get Back Into Running

May 7, 2014 Comments Off
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   The Injury-Free Way to Get Back Into Running When winter season finally gives way to spring, runners dust off their shoes and hit the outdoors.  But jumping back into running too fast comes with the risk of injuries.  To …

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NY Times Article: “How to Get Fit in a Few Minutes a Week”

March 13, 2014 Comments Off
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  The following summarizes the New York Times article How to Get Fit in a Few Minutes a Week” by Gretchen Reynolds that appeared on February 26, 2014.   Why The NY Times Recommends Interval-Based ‘HIIT’ Training We at Motion …

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The Cycling Workout Nicole Kidman Loves (And Us, Too!)

January 21, 2014 Comments Off
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The following post was written by Jenn Walters at ‘Fit Bottomed Girls’.  The FBG blog features multiple weekday posts with fresh fitness content for real women and girls (and even the guys) interested in increasing their health through physical activity …

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20-Min Treadmill Workouts: Take Your Fitness to the Next Level

January 13, 2014 Comments Off
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The following post was written by Jenn Walters at ‘Fit Bottomed Girls’.  The FBG blog features multiple weekday posts with fresh fitness content for real women and girls (and even the guys) interested in increasing their health through physical activity …

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HIIT the Elliptical: Tough Yet Fun 20-Minute Elliptical Workouts

January 9, 2014 Comments Off
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The following post was written by Jenn Walters at ‘Fit Bottomed Girls’.  The FBG blog features multiple weekday posts with fresh fitness content for real women and girls (and even the guys) interested in increasing their health through physical activity …

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How To Stay Fit While Traveling

June 12, 2013 Comments Off

By Mike Manning Contributor mikemanningmusings.blogspot.com   In these contemporary times, the boom of the health and wellness industries have made it easier for people to develop fitness plans with trained instructors who can help them look their best. Despite these …

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Fighting Cancer Using Physical Activity

February 26, 2013 Comments Off

By Melanie Bowen Contributor http://www.mesothelioma.com/blog   Your health and well-being deserves a significant amount of your attention. Even as a cancer patient, you need to put some emphasis into the amount of exercise you get every week. Exercise is beneficial …

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