How to Make Running Indoors More Exciting

Running Indoors can be boring   If you’re like me, you would rather run in a down pour outside rather than run on a treadmill, but there are times, such as when there’s six inches of snow on the road, when running outside is impractical or downright dangerous.  So how can you make the treadmill interesting? Running Indoors Should […]

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Detroit Half Marathon 2012 Race Report

Detroit Half Marathon Race Report:  The Detroit Half Marathon is unique in that it is one of the few marathons whose course spans two countries.  The Race starts in downtown Detroit, crosses the Ambassador Bridge into Windsor, Ontario, and then takes you via the tunnel under the Detroit River back downtown.  The scenery is constantly […]

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How to Start Running the Right Way

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How to Start Running is pretty simple, but as an adult, there is a right and wrong way to start:  choose the wrong way and you get discouraged or injured , choose the right way and you decrease your chances for injury, enjoy running more, and embark on the path to healthy living.  How to start running […]

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Cold Weather Running Gear

Cold weather running gear choices and options can be confusing, especially as the seasons change, and you’re constantly trying to figure out what to wear in varying weather conditions and temperatures. Cold Weather Running Gear Tips Whether you plan on running through the winter outdoors or just on brisk fall mornings, understand how to appropriate dress is […]

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Running with A Cold

Running with a cold? I’ve recently come across this dilemma.   I have a pretty big race coming up, there are about two weeks until the start, and I’m catching a cold!  I’ve been training for about fourteen weeks now, and am trying to figure out whether it is work running with a cold or whether I should stop and rest. […]

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Steve Prefontaine Quotes

Steve Prefontaine Quotes are very inspirational and come from one of the coolest runners of all time.  At one time in his running career Steve Prefontaine “…once held the American record in the seven distance track events from the 2,000 meters to the 10,000 meters.”  (WikiPedia)       My Favorite Steve Prefontaine Quotes How does a kid […]

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Running to Lose Weight – Tips for Beginning Runners

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Running to lose weight is a great activity to drop pounds quickly.  Running burns calories more quickly than most other forms of exercise, thus is a great way to lose weight for those with little time on their hands.  Don’t be intimidated by running.  It is easy to get started and you don’t have to […]

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Jogger versus Runner – Who Wins? What is the Difference?

Jogger versus Runner – What Are you? I’ve done a lot of reading about runners on the web and today I came across some jogging sites.  That got me thinking about the jogger versus runner issue, so I did some searches on jogging and came up with topics such as: jogging pants, jogging shorts, jogging plan.  […]

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Running Gear: Indispensable Running Tools for Novice and Expert Runners

Running gear enhances my running experience.  Though running is pretty simple, having the right gear makes it easier and more fun to track stats and routes.  Over the past several years I’ve collected a set of tools I continue to use on each run.  These items help me plan and track my progress.  From planning […]

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Common Running Mistakes I Made as a Beginning Runner

Common Running Mistakes Lead to Disaster One day I decided I was too heavy and I should take up running.  I was so out of shape, that I ran in the dark so no one would see me wog and waddle my way though the neighborhood.  Without any real plan I started working out.   […]

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