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Strength Training Info For Beginners

Strength training has been increasingly added to athletes and runners’ training programs recently. Specifically, in the last couple of years, athletes are noticing better running times and improved performance, as well as feeling better during their activities which the attribute to the integration of strength training into their routine. Strength training is also important for […] Read more…

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Walk/Running + FREE PRINTABLE

Walk/Running, what is it and how can it help you as a beginner runner?  This post is part of the Beginner Running series and is a great place to start for those who might be apprehensive about starting a running program or who are looking to start running with no experience! With a BMI of 36 I […] Read more…

Foam rolling is no longer just for the elite athlete. Find out how you can use it, when you should (and shouldn't use it) how it helps and where to get one! 

Foam Rolling For Beginner Runners

  Foam rolling is not just for the elite athlete anymore it is for you and me! and I have found it very beneficial, especially as a runner when I am in training for an event and doing more mileage. If you’re a beginner runner or have only just started, you should know that waking […] Read more…

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Asics Gel Nimbus 15 Review

The Asics Gel Nimbus 15 were my first ever running shoes Although they are now discontinued I thought I would give them the respect they deserve, considering they managed to haul me around for 6 months! They were great shoes and reasonably priced to boot! *This is not a paid for review*  Name: Asics Gel […] Read more…

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What’s Your BMR? +FREE PRINTABLE

I thought I would post the BMR calculation here because it was a helpful tool (for me) when I was trying to determine how much I should be eating specifically to my age, height etc. Before I do though there are a few things to say: 250 calories from a Mars bar is not the […] Read more…

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