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Running Safe For Your Knees, Says Exercise Experts

2017-01-09 15:58

If you have been worried about damage to your joints from running, worry no more. The strenuous exercise has more benefits than risk.

It does seem that the pounding from running might increase wear and tear on your joints, particularly your knees, but exercise science research has shown this not to be true in the majority of case

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Are Your Shoes Causing Long-term Foot and Ankle Disease?

2016-10-22 21:21

Being cheap is great. Many religious lessons preach humility and being happy with what you have. But when it comes to your shoes, sticking with an old pair for too long can hurt your feet.

If you pride yourself in not coveting material things, like new phones and shoes, doctors say it might actually be bad for your health.

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This is How Hiking Can Make Our Brains More Positive and Keep Us Happy

2016-05-31 20:43

Getting out into nature can do more than just make us feel better, it can actually cause our brains to grow in functionality. Exposing ourselves to fresh air, problem solving without technology, and being disconnected from the world can help our brain to reach its maximum potential.

Just picture yourself stepping out onto a balcony with a beautiful river flowing beneath. Your phone is turned off and your laptop is powered down.

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I Asked Runners Why They Exercise And This Answer Brought Me To Tears

2016-04-29 13:11

People do not exercise for weight loss only. Sometimes there are other primary reasons causing people to become daily runners or do fitness regularly.

In one forum, dedicated to runners and fitness, I asked members why they exercise. This response was very interesting to share with our readers.

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Running 101 For Newbies - What You Need to Know

2015-11-06 18:52

Running was the one thing I had always wanted to do and never thought I had the talent. I remember running a race at school when I was about 10 and finding myself so out of breath I couldn’t cross the finish line. That was perhaps one of the most embarrassing moments of my life. Then when I was 13, I had a coach who really encouraged running and I bought my first pair of running shoes. I ran cross country, but, still didn’t believe in myself enough to give running a real shot.

Fast forward 5 years and I became a runner, no coach this time, just the will to do it.

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Get Lost on Your Next Run: America's Most Scenic Running Trails

2015-01-12 14:22

The world is a beautiful place and it has many scenic places for runners. Each season holds its own grandeur and allure, and the different ecosystems that exist on our planet provide even more variation in scenery and captivating views - which is simultaneously great news and hugely beneficial for runners.

The right location paired with appropriate weather conditions create a situation where nature is not only able to provide runners with terrain to cover, but also with a gorgeous view.

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What It Means to be a Runner

2015-01-03 16:17

“This year I am going to run my first full marathon." "I’m going to make sure I run every single day." "New Year, new me: Couch to 5k, here I come!” Sound like any resolutions of yours? If so, there are a couple of things you must know before you start your New Year as a runner and attempt to adopt the running lifestyle, because there is so much more to being a runner than simply running.

To simplify things, let’s break down the world into two groups: runners and non-runners. The separation into these two groups seems simple, but it makes all the difference.

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50 Marathons Finishes & No Signs of Stopping

2014-12-23 14:07

1310 miles. That distance is just a couple hundred miles shy of the length of US Highway 101 that stretches from Oregon through California. And as of the finish line at the 2014 Kiawah Island Marathon, it is also the total amount of "race miles" (not including miles of training!) run by South Carolina marathon runner, Ferris Stewart. This successfully finished marathon marking Stewart’s 50th marathon.

Even more impressive than the staggering number of marathons run by Stewart, is the time span it took him to run these 50 races.

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