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6 Ways to Set Smart Goals—and Follow Through with Them
you can barely make it down the block, you're probably not running 26 miles for a while. Instead, take it a little at a time ..... run five blocks—and before you know it, you'll be running miles at a time. "I always set short-term and long-term
11 Gift Ideas for the Fit Fashionista
Just because you like to work out doesn't mean you need another pair of running socks (although that's never really a bad idea). Send this list of fashionable gift ideas to your friends and fam so they can shop your style.
Can Cardio Change Your Genes?
train the muscle of interest for 45 minutes," says Lindholm. So you're better off doing a whole-body exercise (like running , swimming, or rowing) that you can do for longer periods of time, creating genetic changes in multiple muscles at once
Why Working Out Is the New Going Out
limited to your workout stats, and you compete with other members via "Segments," which are user-defined sections of running and cycling trails. Pass through a Segment and the network automatically ranks you on the leaderboard. ( strava.com ) PumpUp
The Best Workout for Your Zodiac Sign
Try: Water workouts, like Equinox 's Aqua Bootcamp or RJ Valentin 's Deep Water Running It's all about the adrenaline rush for you, and working—or running —it out reminds you that you're in charge. When swimming laps or pounding pavement
6 Winter Superfoods to Cook with ASAP
root just might better your 5K time. A study by researchers at Saint Louis University found that eating cooked beets improves running performance, thanks to nitrates, which open up blood vessels and boost oxygen efficiency. Plus, beets have been shown to
"I Lost 138 Pounds and Ran Two Marathons"
comfortable in her own skin at last. What Worked for Me Playlist pick: "The beat of Zendaya's 'Replay' is exactly my running pace. I once listened to it on repeat for a whole half-marathon!" My mantra: "If your will does not match your desire
The Workout Gear You Need This Winter
New Balance gal at heart and owns a different pair of kicks for every style of workout (we like these Fresh Foam 980s for running ). She considers it to be a shoe problem, but we're just going to say it's necessary. Her stick-with-it strategy
"How My Son's Death in the Sandy Hook Shooting Changed My Perspective"
nonprofit that raises awareness about the impact of gun violence. A mud run seemed like a fitting tribute. "Daniel was always running around barefoot and got a kick out of playing soccer in the mud," Jackie says. Family friend Dan Williams helped set the
How to Start Running (And Love It!)
longer do the Hershey bars. I started running when I moved to New York City about six ..... incredible thing happened. I fell in love with running like that night at 3 a.m. in the morning ..... m gonna do this every day. I started running after I broke my ankle when I was 16runner ever since. No longer do the Hershey bars. I started running when I moved to New York City about six years ago. Basically, since I was too poor and couldn't afford the gym.sleep, and then this incredible thing happened. I fell in love with running like that night at 3 a.m. in the morning, cause I got back at like 4 a.m., passed out, slept so peacefully -- hadn't slept that peacefully in weeks. And then, I just decided that I'm gonna do this every day. I started running after I broke my ankle when I was 16. And doctors told me that I wouldn't ever run again, so I wanted