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How to get fit: running for beginners Fancy running, but aren't sure how to progress? Our ten-week plan combines intervals of walking and jogging to build you up to 30 minutes of continuous running. Running is a fantastic workout for the heart and lungs, and is one of the best activities for losing weight. You may think it's only for the athletes, but you can run at different speeds and over any distance so it's suitable for all abilities and levels of fitness. Four Ways to Enjoy Long Runs Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it's over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there. Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any training program—5-K to marathon."The long run builds endurance and strength and teaches you how to deal with fatigue," says Maria Simone, a USA Triathlon—certified coach and owner of No Limits Endurance Coaching in Absecon, New Jersey.
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Natural Running Fuel Recipes and Guidelines Vegetarian, vegan, or neither, what you eat around your workouts plays a big role in how you perform and recover. Conveniently for plant-based eaters, this diet is a natural fit for the common workout nutrition guidelines that focus, in general, on “lots of carbohydrate, a little bit of protein.” Here you’ll find articles on what to eat before, during, and after your workouts, as well as information on protein and other important considerdations for athletes. And of course, to help you meet these guidelines, several standby recipes that make getting the nutrition you need easy, convenient and tasty. Guidelines for fueling your workouts 10 Simple Guidelines for Eating Healthier than Ever
September 30 Day Ab And Squat Calendar Posted by Julien T under Fitness & Training on 31 August 2013 at 11:00 PM "30 days has September..." - This little ditty just got tough - to celebrate a month lacking a 31st day, let's take on another 30 Day Fitness Challenge: Take the Challenge, start today and complete 30 days of abs and squats workouts! For the Mixtresses: Sweet Roses Hair Tea (stevia for itchy scalp) I mean, the scalp is just skin, yes? So I’m thinking this may be the ticket: “Stevia concentrate in the form of drops has also been used directly on sores or blemishes to promote healing. Cheeky Kitchen & Good, Holy Heck Portabella Burgers People. I know you’re busy. I know you’ve got things to do and people relying on you. Hogwash. There is nothing more important than you grabbing your keys, hightailing it to the grocers, and buying everything you need to make these burgers stat.
The Art of Bodyweight Training Editors note - This is a guest post from Khaled Allen at Warrior Spirit. If you ask most people how to get stronger, they immediately recommend weight training, using barbells, dumbbells, or kettlebells. If you are starting from a very low level, pushups or situps might be recommended, but these are only as preparation for the serious business of heavy lifting. The truth is that weight training is not the only way to get stronger, and it isn’t even the best way. The Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives : Kitchen Table Medicine Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off? Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take something that will totally knock you out, try a gentle relaxing cup of sedative tea instead of popping a pill. Now opinions may slightly differ amongst herbalists as to what the best herbal sedative is, but I think we can all agree that the best herb is the one that works best for the individual.