Category Archive: Running

Fitness Motivation: You CAN Finish What You Started

Moving Ahead Is A Choice I was listening to Rick Warren’s teaching today called “The Growth Choice“. As I listened to it, I couldn’t help think about how true that title is in every area of our lives. Growth is a choice. We can choose to grow in head knowledge, we can choose to grow …

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Are Your Working Out TOO Hard?

I see some total rockstars in the gym that run faster, lift heavier and train longer than I do. I see some people in the gym twice a day, but they aren’t getting any fitter or thinner. Don’t get me wrong, not everyone is trying to get thinner, but I’m talking about people I KNOW …

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5 Ways to Feel Thinner in 3 Days

We all do it. We blow our diet over the weekend. We not only eat poorly, but we just eat too much. By the time Monday comes around, we feel fat and miserable – and we feel like we are 10lbs heavier than we really are. Well, don’t fret! You can get back on track …

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(How To) RUN and Not Be Weary

I Will Wait Doesn’t everyone want to run and not be weary, walk and not faint? Doesn’t everyone desire to be strong? What does strength require? It requires trust. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength.     They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. …

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3 Reasons You Can’t Run Off the Fat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entitled “Runners Beware: 4 Things You Need to Know” while sitting on a plane headed to New York for a GNC event with FitFluential. Later that day I logged on to check my blog and discovered a HUGE spike in views. This obviously was a hot topic! The 4 points I discussed in that blog …

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Fitness and Weight Loss Tips for the Injured

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There is nothing like totally pigging out Thanksgiving weekend and then not being able to burn it off. Yes, that happened to me this week. I fell flat on my butt, on a concrete breezeway, Saturday night after Marley (my Great Dane) knocked me off my feet. I didn’t realize it, but I jarred my spine and …

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RUNNER’S GUIDE: 8 Tips for Road Runners

While one of my pet peeves is when a walker walks in the middle of the road, when there is a nice sidewalk right there, I have to admit I like running on asphalt over concrete. As I was running yesterday, I wondered if running on asphalt was actually softer and better for you. I decided to …

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The Long Mile Cardio and Conditioning Workout

Bored of running? Well here’s a workout that incorporates running and full-body conditioning all in one killer fat-burning calorie-scorching workout! 1/4 Mile Sprint 10 Tuck Jumps 10 Thrusters 10 Box Jumps 10 Push Ups 10 Wall Ups 4 ROUNDS FOR TIME  If you try this workout – post your time below! I’d LOVE to see …

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Will Run for Mexican Food: Why Dangling the Tortilla Chip Works

Motivated to Run We all have our reasons for running. Some people run for their cardiovascular health, some run for weight loss, some run for stress relief, and others run to eat or drink. Let’s face it, most people run to make more room for calories (or to burn already eaten calories) – so they …

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Are You an Awkward Runner? 3 Tips to Improve Form

[youtube=] We’ve all seen it – the old guy walking with his feet, but running with his arms. Or the runner with the limp hands tucked into the rib cage, as if they’re failing flippers or clipped wings. How about the chick that looks like she should be running fast, but it’s like she’s in …

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