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Topic: TrainingThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Posted by: pshields on Thursday, November 08, 2007 - 05:48 AM 1561 Reads
More speed, less pain
Tuesday November 6, 2007
A new approach to running, using the principles of the Alexander technique, is claimed to hugely reduce the risk of injury.
I am trotting around Bedford Square in central London like a pony in the ring, steered by a hand on the back of my neck and another on my lower back. The potential for feeling foolish is high, but what I actually feel is a great sense of joy. I've been running for 18 years but it has never felt this easy and, well, bouncy.
Posted by: pshields on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 - 10:10 AM 1519 Reads
After the Race, A Revised Regimen
BY E.B. SOLOMONT
November 5, 2007
Shortly after completing the ING New York City Marathon in three hours and 26 seconds yesterday, 42-year-old Jeffrey Glaser was thirsty for a few beers. Protein bar in hand, and wrapped in a silver foil blanket, the Austin, Tex., native was also looking forward to a proper meal. "I want to go back to the hotel, drink a few beers, and go out for a hamburger," he said.
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Posted by: pshields on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 06:01 PM 1317 Reads
Running and its Impact!
By June M. Lay
Nov 3, 2007
The NYC Marathon is tomorrow, and its participants are gearing up for the 26 miles ahead (oh my!). Running is popular for many reasons, and some of us feel almost addicted to it. So, whether we aspire to begin a running program, run just a few miles a week, or we want to improve our performance (for the next marathon?), here's "Running and It's Impact" on our health, that is.
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Posted by: pshields on Tuesday, November 06, 2007 - 05:33 AM 1295 Reads
Five Ways to Bounce Back From a Marathon
Sunday , November 04, 2007
By Karlie Pouliot
It's been just hours since thousands of runners crossed the finish line at the New York City Marathon, and for many of those people, the experience most likely ranks up there as one of the most exhilarating of their lives.
But, what happens with that natural high wears off? In most cases, pain and soreness set in.
Posted by: pshields on Friday, November 02, 2007 - 05:59 AM 1257 Reads
Vertical Workstations Could Help Obese Shed 30 Kilos A Year
May 15, 2007
Vertical workstations, incorporating a treadmill, could help obese employees shed up to 30 kg in weight every year, suggests a small studypublished ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Posted by: pshields on Thursday, November 01, 2007 - 08:13 AM 1254 Reads
Lonely joggers find company at last
11 May 2007
Wireless technology means you never have to run alone again
Jogging with a partner beats jogging alone. But it can be difficult to find someone nearby and who runs at roughly the same pace.
Now prototype technology makes it possible to jog with the perfect partner, even if the person lives in another city.
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Posted by: pshields on Monday, October 29, 2007 - 10:13 AM 1277 Reads
Finding a fitness plan that fits
By Richard Seven
Sweating is the easy part of training. The hard part is honestly assessing your capability and commitment and accepting the slow, steady (and safe) path. In that regard, you must navel-gaze a bit and ask: Who am I? What am I? How can I get from here to where I want to be?
Focus, say experts, provides the best shot at achieving lasting goals in a health and fitness world littered with delusions, injuries, overtraining, plateaus, fads, burnout and shortcut reasoning like, "more is better."
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Posted by: pshields on Sunday, October 28, 2007 - 10:06 AM 1221 Reads
Tent provides an elevating experience
By Shira Springer,
October 19, 2007
After the UPS man dropped 83 pounds of equipment on my front porch, I questioned whether I was ready to follow the "live high, train low" regimen gaining popularity among mainstream athletes, particularly NBA players. Why give up the comforts of a master bedroom for an air mattress inside a tightly sealed plastic tent for the better part of four weeks? How would the neighbors tolerate the noisy air-filtering unit? Would the altitude sleeping arrangements long preferred by some world-class distance runners make any difference for an average marathoner? (My personal best is 3 hours 15 minutes 4 seconds.)
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Posted by: pshields on Saturday, October 27, 2007 - 10:01 AM 1478 Reads
Posted by: pshields on Friday, October 26, 2007 - 10:03 AM 1314 Reads
Winter Running Tips
October 21, 2007
Although cold weather and the holidays can really play havoc on your running regimen, it is one of the best seasons to be a runner.
The weather is cool, the path isn't crowded and the running outfits are adorable! It's easier than you think. All you need are a few key strategies and a firm running goal and you'll be running in any kind of weather.
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