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Why Marathon Training is Worth Your Time

There are no short cuts in marathon training. It simply requires lots of time. At the peak, most marathoners have spent about eight hours of their week doing nothing more than running. That doesnít ev…

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Hot and Sweaty: Fitness for Fooling Around

Itís ok to skip your spin class this weekend and hit the bedroom: Sex counts as fitness. An intense makeout session will burn about 238 calories per half-hour. Undressing burns about eight. Giving ora…

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Want to Be a Better Runner? Start Cycling

In the endurance world, we tend to stick to our one sport and rarely dabble in any others. Runners run, cyclists spin, swimmers swim, and those crazy triathletes, well, theyíre a rare breed. Howeve…

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7 Outrageous Outdoor Adventure Activities

  Think bungee jumping and sky-diving is as intense as thrill-seeking adventures gets? Ha! Click through to read more about some, well, extremely extreme sports that makes cliff diving look ab…

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Woman Runs 30 Miles a Day for Lung Cancer Awareness

Running a marathon is hard. What if you ran one everyday for four months? That's what 24-year-old Kelcey Harrison is doing Ė 30 miles a day, across the entire country, from New York City to San Franci…

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The 8 Types of Running Dogs (Slideshow)

Whether you're an avid runner or a reluctant walker, there is no question that your outdoor exercise time could be greatly improved by the company and companionship of a dog. But which canines can han…

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7 Weird Energizing Foods Runners Swear By

By Laurel House, Planet Green Sure, there are tons of energy drinks out there promising to boost your endurance, quicken your pace, and keep you on point for anything -- test taking or race. But …

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7 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout

Whether you're an avid exerciser or just getting started, maintaining an exercise routine can be tough. These tips can help you get over the slump and make those workouts part of your life rather than…

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Intent of the Day: Never Give Up

"My intent is to not give up. I need to believe that i can do this." Support Claudia's Intent At some point or other, we have all thought about giving up. No matter what the task is, we get to a po…

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Runner Sunscreen Test: Is Expensive Better?

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com Iíve been asked many times this summer if I go to the tanning booth. Iíve laughed and said, ďNo, Iím a runner and am outside a lot.Ē The laughter comes from …

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