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When to Stretch?
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The short Answer: Think about Tootsie Roll! For the detailed explanation Read More from Jeff Galloway – “Running and Walking until you are 100, Injury free”

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Next Time You’re Dreading Going to Run on a Treadmill, Just Watch This
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I often dread doing Cardio indoors, but slippery conditions like today in NYC don’t leave much choice…. For Inspiration check out This Video

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Beginner’s Guide to Long Distance Running
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Great advise for every runner, even after miles and miles. Learning to run farther than most people drive in a day isn’t the result of crazy-intense workouts or an unnatural gluttony for punishment (ok, maybe that one helps on race day).…

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How Stress Can Be Good for You
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Contrary to popular belief, stress can be a healthy part of our lives. By harnessing stress in the way nature intended – in moderate doses, administered in short bouts, and looked at from the right perspective – it can be…

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5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill
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I rarely run indoors, unless the weather is so awful like it was in the NY area this week, and surfaces are too icy. Indoor cardio machines can be very boring so I enjoyed this piece about how to improve…

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Running injuries and training
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I finally went on a trail walk/run after several weeks trying to cure my calf muscle injury. The lethal combination of impatience and age are making the healing process VERY slow. In my search for advise I came across this…

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Parkour, That sport where you jump from buildings and vault over walls…
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This has nothing to do with trail running, cancer or anything I can do, but I wish I could. Many men are drawn to Parkour even if they’re not entirely sure what it is. It’s captivating to see someone move through…

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A Field in Motion: Fighting Cancer with Exercise
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I was diagnosed with Cancer 15 months ago. Exercise and the outdoors have been critical components in my battle with cancer and treatment recovery. I am a lifelong athlete and sports enthusiast, “getting back in the saddle” was natural/easy for…

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How “before and after” fitness pictures are faked
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Don’t get fooled by those “before and after pictures,” especially now, after New Year’s resolution time. Watch this video FIRST It shows you how the huge difference you see in those pictures can be achieved in less than five hours.

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Planning your 2015 race schedule?
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Scott Dunlap curated a great list of races for 2015, where does he get the time to train and participate? I am focused on the 2015 Transrockies and will participate in smaller races along the way, if I am in…

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People will never forget …..
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Think of the last autobiography you read or documentary you watched about someone whom you admire. Looking back, did their list of achievements matter more, or was it the impact they made on others along the way? Read More

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People are Awesome!
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It is sometimes unbelievable what people can do once they put their mind into it… you got to check this out HERE!

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The Science Behind Sports and Hapiness
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The following infographic explains why I started Supportersize, the not for profit that organizes Free Outdoor athletic activities for people living with Cancer. Research shows that playing sport makes both men and women happier. A 2001 study found that sports…

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How to Live a Life Without Regrets
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90% of people say they have a major regret about something about their lives, and regret is the second most frequently mentioned emotion after love. This infographic discusses the sorts of regrets that haunt us as we try to sleep,…

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Biking doesn’t get more chilling than this
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This is another way to do Trails, what an awesome idea. Check out this fantastic clip at Holy Kaw!

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The disease-fighting, DNA-altering power of meditation
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I started meditating daily after I was diagnosed with Cancer last year. This is a  great article. If you’ve been putting off practicing meditation because it seemed more belief than science, here’s the evidence that could put it on the top…

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Worrying About Stuff Is a Sign of Intelligence
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I must be VERY intelligent! if this is true… The tendency to worry about stuff could be a sign of a certain kind of intelligence, according to a paper in an upcoming edition of the journal Personality and Individual Differences (hat…

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Study Confirms That Men Are Dumb
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Since I decided to participate in #Transrockies as a way to raise awareness to the benefits of exercise for people living with Cancer, the findings in this research were right on the money… Every year, the British Medical Journal releases a Christmas edition with some…

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Undo the damage of sitting too much!
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If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. I started to stand while working at my desk and I thought the folks at The Art of…

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10 Secrets to Make You a Faster, Stronger, and Happier Runner
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I am training for the Transrockies 2015, a multi day trail run that covers 59m and 9,000 elevation gain. I’m doing this to built awareness to Supportersize which organizes free outdoor events for people living with cancer. I am constantly…

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Are you sitting too much?
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Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE thoroughly explain why sitting for extended periods of time—at a desk at work, for example—can be harmful to one’s health. Possible adverse effects include decreased bone mass, muscle weakening, increased LDL cholesterol, and even a shortened lifespan and for…

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What do you think are the odds that you will die during the next year?
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This is not a morbid blog post, actually it’s a great time to appreciate what you have and live in the moment. Guy Kawasaki posted a very interesting post discussing the fact that the probability of dying during a given year…

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22 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep
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Sleeping has always been a struggle and the added worries about my health are not very helpful….Found few great ideas that work at the Art of manliness

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4 Bulletproof Ways to Prevent Running Injuries
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I didn’t even start to properly train for the Multi day trail event I registered for in the summer of 2015 since I have been troubled by recurring calf muscle injury. I was looking for healing ideas and came across…

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