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Wait, what, it's race day?

Yesterday afternoon, a young friend of mine told me he was going to run a race later that day. I was a little surprised. In the first place I had forgotten there was a race and in the second he’s running a marathon this coming weekend. 852 more words

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Why running injury free is the first priority. Part II

In some ways injury prevention is more important for older runners than younger ones. It isn’t that younger runners can tolerate injuries any better than older runners. 860 more words

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Start slow and then slow down. Part II

So, if you attempt too much change, if you try to run too much, run too fast or too far you will increase your risk of injury. 520 more words

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Start slow and then slow down. Part I

There’s a running adage that says you should start slow and then slow down. It’s normally advice given to race participants. On race day it’s important to run your own race – follow the race plan you trained for. 403 more words

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Over 50's Fitness by Glen Barnett - Coordination Exercises

Left, right, left, right, left right!  We don’t really have to think about this much (hopefully) when we walk but believe it or not the simple art of walking is a coordination exercise.  289 more words

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Working out with Bands & Balls

As far as workout equipment goes, stability balls and resistance bands are two of my all-time favorites. The ball has outperformed the floor and weight bench in studies because stability ball exercises use more muscles at the same time. 1,172 more words

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Over 50's Fitness by Glen Barnett - Incidental Activities

Do you know if we all just moved more , then we would be slimmer, fitter, less stressed and more confident.  Did you know that if you just did 30 minutes of activity a day, even if you break that activity down into 3 ten minute blocks you would be slimmer, fitter, less stressed and more confident. 414 more words

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