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How Much Does Sitting Negate Your Workout Benefits? | Runner's World

Study: Each hour of sitting erases 8% from the health benefit of an hour of running.

By Amby Burfoot

Published July 14, 2014

Runners have always known that more is better (within reason). 83 more words

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Logging, Blogging, and Make-up Free

Today is:

  • Day 470 of this blog,
  • Day 14 of logging all my food on MyFitnessPal
  • Day 3 of weight-lifting– whaaaat?? 

AND Day 3 of NO MAKEUP. 187 more words

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Week 1: Done

P90X: Truth time: I did not follow the program religiously.  I did Monday, Tuesday, skipped Wed (ran), skipped Thurs, did Friday (and made up Wed), then skipped Sat (ran) and today (out of the house all day).   272 more words

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7.20.14 - Keeping It Simple

This is a fairly well known story but a good one nonetheless. It’s a reminder to keep things simple and live the life you want today. 603 more words

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Casey Cantanzaro - the First American Ninja Warrior?

If I were 6 inches shorter, 30 lbs lighter, 25 years younger (okay, maybe 30), had mad agility, speed, confidence, strength, explosive power and balls of steel (as opposed to just balls), I could maybe be Casey Cantanzaro. 233 more words
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Researching Pace for Runners

Below are three articles I recently received from ScienceDaily about pacing in a long distance run. The first one discusses the difference between how men and women pace a marathon.  282 more words

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A Note on Processed Foods

It is no secret that I am not a fan of processed foods. I like REAL food so much, in fact, that three of the four links on my “Helpful Links Etc.” tab are mostly about- you guessed it!- real food. 411 more words

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