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What Inspires Most People To Get Healthy

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What Inspires Most People To Get Healthy

Wondering what inspires people to get healthy? If you’re looking to make some changes to your health and fitness program and just feel like you need a little push in the right direction, you too may be after some inspiration to get you there. So what motivates people to move and get fit? What causes…

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How To Beat The “Down Economy” Blues

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How To Beat The "Down Economy" Blues

When the economy is down, depression among the citizens of that system rises. Money can become scarce and bills could go unpaid. Jobs are lost and sometimes homes are taken. Some may find that two jobs are needed to make ends meet. Budgeting for entertainment and other miscellaneous luxuries may not be an option for…

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Running After Foot Surgery: What You Should Know

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Running After Foot Surgery: What You Should Know

Now that it is spring time, many Sooners are putting on their running shoes and taking advantage of the many benefits of running. Going out for a jog or trying out interval running has many benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, weight loss and less instances of depression – they don’t call it a runner’s high…

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Reaching Your Fitness Goals With A Personal Trainer

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Reaching Your Fitness Goals With A Personal Trainer

Less than 20 years ago personal training was were very much a minority profession. Yet since then, the year on year increase in global obesity has sparked widespread demand and interest in personal training as a way of losing weight and getting fit. As consumer demand has grown, gyms and health clubs have responded by…

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Why Run A Marathon? Why Not?

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Why Run A Marathon? Why Not?

Any regular or serious runner will tell you that they do races because they can. This may seem a little crazy to those who don’t regularly do things like training for a marathon, but it’s actually not. If you put in the time and effort to get fit properly, you too can take part in…

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Keeping Your Body as Young as You Think It Is

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Keeping Your Body as Young as You Think It Is

If you ask any adult, chances are that they’ll tell you that they feel like they’re in their 20’s or 30’s, not in their 60’s or 70’s; even if their bodies don’t believe them. It’s common for us, as humans, to feel young in our minds no matter what our bodies look like or how…

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How To Run a Marathon

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How To Run a Marathon

Today I would like to offer some advice on how to train for a marathon. Essentially a beginner’s guide. The first rule of thumb is to; Build Your Mileage Slowly. The essence of marathon training is the weekly long run. Your weekly long run should start at about five minutes longer in duration than your…

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Say NO to Cabin Fever – Host a Winter Block Party

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Say NO to Cabin Fever - Host a Winter Block Party

This is startlingly beautiful, yet we often run from it instead of making good use of it. When wintry weather comes, getting out is important.  If not, you may be familiar with – cabin fever. If that term makes you cringe, you’re not alone! The thought of being cooped up indoors all winter long is…

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Top Tips for Running Your First Marathon

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Top Tips for Running Your First Marathon

Coming hot on the heels of an incredibly successful summer of sport, dominated by the Olympic and Paralympic games, more people than ever before are expected to take up a new sport over the next 12 months. Marathon running has been steadily growing in popularity in recent years; with figures in the USA showing over…

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