Expert Advice For Summer Running

The heat can be punishing if you don’t prepare effectively.

 

THE RUNNING MAN

THE RUNNING MAN (Photo credit: UNKIEPAUL / Paul Johnston)

And while the biting cold of winter can be more demotivating, summer running brings with it its own challenges and the right preparation will help you get the best out of your routine while protecting you from danger.

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5 Easy Ways To Help Prevent Blisters When You Run

ShoesRunners, you know the feeling – that burning sensation that you start to feel in your feet when you’re out for a long run. That constant rubbing and extra friction between the skin of your feet and your soaking, sweaty sock. Every step becomes painful, but you can’t stop and turn back just yet. You know, though, that when you get home and

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Ride The Risky Zones, Keep The Spirit Of Adventure In You Alive

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For someone who is an adrenaline junkie, mountain biking is something which can give them that extra adrenaline rush. This is due to the fact that the road meant for mountain biking is slapdash and vastly challenging which makes it tougher for the cyclist to tread upon. Mountain biking brings us closer to the nature and gives us an insight into nature on a broader scale. This sport comes with stimulating obstacles and at the

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Is Cycling Any Excuse For A Male To Shave His Legs?

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Whether you are a cycling enthusiast or you like the odd cycle on a sunny Sunday morning, it is likely you have heard of the group of men who believe shaving their legs will give them an advantage when cycling.

As soon as the temperatures rises a little and the sun starts to shine, it is easy to split up those men that believe shaving is for women only and the ones who fit time into

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From A Shy, Water Phobic To A Swimming Sensei

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People that can’t swim are often quite shy about it. It can be hard to admit that you are unable to swim but you shouldn’t be embarrassed – you just never had the opportunity to learn when you were a child. And when you’re an adult you have far more inhibitions and fears about learning something new so it’s easy to put it off forever. But you’re missing out on so

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Cycling Tips For Beginners: Avoid Looking Like A Rookie

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With the growing interest in cycling, we are seeing more and more rookies jumping on their bikes and hitting the road each day. However, getting in the mode of things and seeing yourself as a ‘pro’ cyclist on your first ever outing may seem like a distant goal – but following these tips will allow you to reach these goals even quicker and avoid you looking like the typical cycling rookie.

The ‘Typical’ Cycling Rookie

All cyclists

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6 Little Things You Can Do To Kick Stress Out Of Your Life

When was the last time you smiled when you got home from work? Think back to a few years ago and see if you can remember being able to relax when you finished for the night. Somewhere down the line something changed and you’re not quite sure what. If your mind feels like it’s always doing overtime when your body is not, it’s possible you could be suffering from stress. You might not have realized

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4 Health Benefits Of Swimming You May Not Know About

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One Hundred and Thirty Seven

It can be said that a swimming pool is a facility that most people take for granted. For instance, if you are the kind that is obsessed about health and fitness, you may only concentrate on things such as going to the gym or simply jogging a lot. However, there are many health benefits that you can get from swimming too, and this is why

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Low Fat Diets – Bad News for Long Term Weight Loss?

low fat dietConventional beliefs suggest that consuming a diet low in fat is one of the most important factors in losing weight. However, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association states that out of six overweight adults, only one will be able to maintain 10% of their weight loss after twelve months. This indicates that most individuals who lose weight—through intense exercise

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Tri Athlete MOTIVATION!!!!

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A triathlete I am not. I’m not even sure the extent to which I fit the definition of an athlete. I do love to run. Two marathons, countless halves, and a good sprinkling of 8- and 10-K’s and I’m confident as a mid- to long-distance runner. I don’t have a training schedule, but I work out every day. I take my bike out sometimes if it’s a nice Sunday afternoon and leisurely toil away a

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