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5 Running Tips for Beginners

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If you’re new to running, you may think that running is an easy exercise. However, if you want to set goals to either run quickly or run for a long distance, then everything you know about running might not help you reach those goals. Even if you don’t know what you want out of your run and what goals you want to work towards, running is a very common exercise and everyone can use some tips on how to make their running experience better. There are also other factors that can affect your running sessions, such as the gear you...

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Why Is Cycling Better Than Running for People Over 40?

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When it comes to sports, one thing that rings true for most athletes is the idea that each individual has their own idea of the perfect workout. Because of personal preferences, different fitness levels, and individual goals, it is difficult to say that one form of exercise is better than the other. However, as a general rule for those wanting a good workout without damaging their joints, cycling does indeed seem to be more preferable to a higher-impact sport like running, according to a study by researchers at Appalachian State University. Cyclists Have Less Inflammation In the study, researchers analyzed...

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Proper Way to Breathe While Running

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Do you pay attention to your breathing while you are running? When running for long periods of time, breathing properly is important to help you finish your course. What is the proper way to breathe while running? Do you breathe through your nose or through your mouth? The answer depends on what part of the course you are at. When you are starting the race, you can breathe in and out through your nose. As the race gets more intense, you may have to start breathing in through your nose and out of your mouth. When that gets even more...

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Motivating Gym Playlist

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Exercise is as much mental as it is physical. To push to the next level, you need strength, stamina, will-power, and a killer playlist. Anyone who has ever done cardio will tell you that a steady beat with a climactic chorus is great for interval workouts and maintaining a good pace throughout the routine. So what are you waiting for? Beat your best with this amazing 2017 gym playlist. Click here to listen. Happy workout!

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Park Workout Routine

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Looking for a change of scenery? The gym is a great place to get all of your routine done, but when the weather's nice and the 'eau-de-B.O.' in a tight space isn't cutting it for you, try out the park or the playground for a change. All you need is an open space, a bench, monkey bars and/or a swing for a full-body workout. And hey, you might even get a couple of kiddies to join in the workout as well. Click here for a park workout routine.

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