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Five Great Reasons to Start Running!!

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Five Great Reasons to Start Running!!

I know, I know, Christmas and New Year can be daunting times for everyone, what with all the lazy days, alcoholic beverages from 10am, and I don’t even want to get started on the turkey that’s been staring at you each time you open the freezer. And I know that for your New Year’s Resolution…

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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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Five Safety Tips for Joggers

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Five Safety Tips for Joggers

Jogging is a great way to lose weight and improve your overall health, but along with all the benefits also come risks. Those who don’t adequately prepare themselves to jog or who don’t take the right safety precautions while jogging could end up suffering from a very serious injury. If you’re a jogger, make sure…

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Crash Course: Training for a 5K in One Month

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Crash Course: Training for a 5K in One Month

Many people are more diligent runners when they have a goal to focus on. If you’ve been running without a larger goal in mind, you could invigorate yourself and your workouts by registering for a race as the proverbial carrot. The 5K is one of the most common road races across the country, and at…

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How to Get Healthy Whilst Avoiding the Gym

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How to Get Healthy Whilst Avoiding the Gym

I can count the number of people I know who actually like going to the gym on one hand. Yet I know loads more people who actually go; so if you don’t like the gym why do you go? Is it because you’re unimaginative and can’t think of any other way to get fit? Well…

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Tune In

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Tune In

There’s nothing more painful than working out. Am I right? I thought so. All that running, squatting, lunging, jumping business. Ugh. I’m worn out already. Working out is just not everyone’s jam. It’s hard. It’s exhausting and afterward all you want is a double cheeseburger. Or is that just me? BUT with the right music,…

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Top 5 Running Apps

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Top 5 Running Apps

“I always loved running… it was something you could do by yourself and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.”  ~…

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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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Five Reasons to Run Five Days a Week

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Five Reasons to Run Five Days a Week

If you think that the only motivation you have for jogging around the park or hitting the treadmill is because it helps you burn that extra calories you acquired in some bar the night before, there are actually a boatload of other benefits that you derive from jogging or running on a daily basis. But…

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Tips For Becoming a Better Runner

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Tips For Becoming a Better Runner

  Whilst not everyone can run to the same levels as a Mo Farrah, it is an activity that we can all enjoy; it’s easy to partake in and a fantastic way to get fit. Whilst some of us may take it more seriously than others, partaking in marathons and other endurance based distances, it…

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