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Why Runners Should Embrace Cross-Training

Why Runners Should Embrace Cross-Training
Elliptical: Another motion similar to the running stride, the differences between machines can result in a feeling of a shortened stride. Ideally you'd like for the stride to feel natural; adjust the tension level and incline to tailor the workout to …
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Creating Life Balance To Achieve Success
Commit to a weekly exercise program. Your family, friends and co-workers will benefit from these changes, too. They'll appreciate your lower stress levels and renewed focus. To quote Mark Mahoney's experience, “small things make a big difference.”.
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Why You Shouldn't Measure Exercise Hours in Slices of Cheesecake
Most activity calorie calculators you can find online (or embedded in exercise machines) ask you to enter your weight at the very least, but even the ones that also ask for your gender, age, and height aren't perfect. The only accurate way to find out …
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Anti-Gravity Treadmills Defy Physics For Runners

Anti-Gravity Treadmills Defy Physics For Runners
That's why when Adam Goucher, a 2000 U.S. Olympian in the 5,000 meters, had foot surgery in 2007, he found a new way to keep his fitness and speed up his recovery: the anti-gravity treadmill, or AlterG. “It allows you to maintain your fitness to a …
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Underwater treadmill gets Duke basketball players back on court
Duke guard Seth Curry works out on the underwater treadmill in the Blue Devil's training room at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The refurbished training facility has been instrumental in the return of several injured players over the years. Curry along with …
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Sen. Orrin Hatch knocks treadmill desks, B for new health center
Sen. Orrin Hatch has never been shy in voicing his concerns about President Obama's health care law, but he was particularly put off by one aspect of a newly created health innovation center under the Affordable Care Act — treadmill desks. Mr. Hatch …
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