Category Archives: Fitness

House Walking vs. Fitness Walking

Walking has always been highly recommended by doctors as a great form of exercise. But what the medical profession and even some trainers have collectively have failed to do, is explain just how to walk. The directive of “Walk 30 … Continue reading

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Run / Walk Tracking Apps

I wanted to share an app that I have recently discovered, Nike+ GPS for the iPhone.  This app is amazing for tracking runs and walks using the iPhone’s built-in GPS and accelerometer.  Activate the app before your walk or run, … Continue reading

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Tips for Using a Pedometer

5 Tips for Using Your Pedometer 1)      Wear your pedometer is clipped to your waistband or belt, midway between your navel and your hip in line with your knee.  Make sure it is tightly in place.  Pedometers must be parallel … Continue reading

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How to Recover From a Hamstring Strain

Don’t let a sore hamstring set back your training!  Try these two exercises to speed up your recovery. [How to Recover From a Hamstring Strain]

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Advice for Running Your First 5K

If you’re looking to get into shape by training for a marathon, half-marathon, or 5K run, Active.com has a great article with some simple advice to make your first experience go as smoothly as possible.  [9 Race-Day Tips for Running Your First … Continue reading

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Yoga At Your Desk

Great article with 10 basic Yoga stretches you can do right at your desk!  Stretches include those for your arms, legs, shoulders, upper and lower back. [Yoga At Your Desk]

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