Fitness 10 Delightful Women’s Fitness Gifts Under $25

10 Delightful Women’s Fitness Gifts Under $25

The holidays are right around the corner, are you prepared? Gift giving doesn’t have to be daunting. Especially when we’ve curated the top fitness gifts for women for UNDER $25 for you in one handy place! You can’t go wrong with one of these unique (yet inexpensive) gifts for fitness fanatics, believe me. So get …

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Fitness for Runners How to Build a Solid Running Base This Winter

How to Build a Solid Running Base This Winter

Does the idea of maintaining intense race training all winter make you want to curl up in a ball under the covers and hibernate? I know the feeling. But there is a different approach to try – build your running base in the winter instead! While winter running isn’t as bad as you think, some …

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Fitness The Best 10 Minute Abs Workout Routine (That You Never Knew You Needed)

The Best 10 Minute Abs Workout Routine (That You Never Knew You Needed)

Is it possible to use “best” and “abs workout routine” in the same sentence? Why yes, it is, and I just did it. BOOM. If you try this abs workout routine, you’ll know why though. But, what makes a good workout? Why is one abs workout routine better than another? The answer: keep reading, and …

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Fitness 10 Post-Workout Stretching Exercises for Improved Recovery

10 Post-Workout Stretching Exercises for Improved Recovery

Have you ever done an intense workout, and then forgot to do stretching exercises afterwards? Runners and fitness buffs know the feeling, am I right? Ufffff. If you exercise regularly, you know it’s  not a good feeling…your muscles get stiff and sometimes sore too, and it’s not good. Highly unrecommended. While some workouts require more …

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Fitness 14 Quick Bodyweight Exercises for Busy People

14 Quick Bodyweight Exercises for Busy People

The night before my wedding, my best friend was stuck in the airport. Her flight had been delayed. So what did she do? The crab walk. And donkey kicks. Probably a plank or two. Yup, that’s right – she did bodyweight exercises at the airport. To burn off the stress. And to tone up, I …

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Running for Beginners 6 Simple (but Powerful) Exercises to Prevent Runner’s Knee

6 Simple (but Powerful) Exercises to Prevent Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee sucks. There’s no other way to say it. You know how debilitating runner’s knee pain can be if you’ve experienced it before. Every step hurts. It stops runners in their tracks. Runner’s knee is so prevalent that 1 in 4 physically active people suffers from it* – yikes! But there are some preventative …

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Running for Beginners Best Cold Weather Running Gear 2018 – 2019

Best Cold Weather Running Gear 2018 – 2019

Let me tell you a secret: winter running isn’t as bad as you think. You just need the right cold weather running gear. For YEARS, I avoided winter running out of pure fear. I’ll freeze like an icicle! I’ll turn into a snowman! Then, a runner friend advised me to buy good cold weather running …

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Fitness Why Running is the Best Self-Care

Why Running is the Best Self-Care

Your emotional wellbeing is just as important as your physical health. Unfortunately, mental health often takes a backseat to lifestyle choices, such as working too much and overindulging in alcohol or other drugs. But it doesn’t have to. Running is a fantastic form of self-care, and there are other ways to treat yourself well too. …

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Training Plans Slay Your First Marathon: A Marathon Training Plan for Beginners

Slay Your First Marathon: A Marathon Training Plan for Beginners

Ready to be in the elite 0.5% of people who run 26.2 miles in a marathon?* You bet you do! 26.2 miles is an insanely amazing accomplishment – to put it into perspective, a marathon is 46,111 yards, or 138,366 feet, or 1,660,032 inches…woah! But dedicated athletes like yourself are up for the challenge. You …

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Fitness 5 Treadmill Workouts to Make Indoor Running Suck Less

5 Treadmill Workouts to Make Indoor Running Suck Less

Do you think treadmill workouts are more like “dreadmill” workouts? You’re not alone. The mere thought of running on a treadmill sends runners into snot-inducing tears on the regular. But…it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are 5 (dare I say fun?) treadmill workouts to kill boredom (and frankly, make running inside suck less).