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Training For a Race? Try Progressive Overload


Training Rx Why Running a Combination of Short and Long EASY Runs is Beneficial to Improving Running Fitness By Alix Shutello Are you someone who runs the same distance EVERY day? Well, you might not be doing yourself any favors if you are training for a race. Running the same distance every day does have … Continue reading

Cross Training RX


Today, instead of running 6 miles I did 5 miles on the eliptical. I must admit, while I hate most machines at the gym, the workout did the trick; I was able to accomplish three things – 1. cover long distance doing an activity that was lower impact than running. 2. maintain a high heartrate. … Continue reading

Get Motivated!


How can one motivate themselves to run? There are times when even I lose my desire to run (that may shock the people who know me).  Let’s face it, with a full-time job, two kids, and other side projects that I am involved in, time for exercise is limited. Running is important enough for me, … Continue reading

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