Barefoot Running: Common Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Barefoot Running: Common Injuries & Why They Happen

You’ve heard it in the news and across running sites: a lot of barefoot runners are experiencing pain and injuries. What is this telling us about the recent trend? Are these injuries preventable? Let’s first take a look at seven common injuries and why they affect runners.      

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Pros & Cons of Calorie Counting – Advice from Top Bloggers

  We’re always seeking valuable advice from top health and fitness bloggers. Their expertise in various areas of both fitness and health helps our audience get a clearer perspective on the topic at hand. Calorie counting seems to be a topic of concern for many of our blog readers. Some… 

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The In-Home Exercise Prescription: Ask Your Doctor for Yours

The In-Home Exercise Prescription: Ask Your Doctor for Yours

Did you know that doctors can prescribe more than just medication? A recent study found that 30 to 45 minutes of moderate to high intensity exercise is a must for aging women. It’s time to ask your doctor for a prescription—for exercise. In a recent article from sciencedaily.com, Professor Debra… 

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How Not to Run a Marathon

Cotton, Fast Food, and Pace: How NOT to Run a Marathon

Do you marathon? In 2013, more than 1,100 marathons were held in the U.S. with 541,000 finishers—an all-time high. That means 308,400 men and 232,600 women ran 26.2 miles at least once last year. And a record 254,300 of those runners were older than 40. If you are thinking about… 

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