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4 Things Running Can Do for You (Besides Help You Lose Weight)

4 Things Running Can Do for You (Besides Help You Lose Weight) | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it

Running is, of course, a great way to help you lose weight and to achieve optimal fitness. However, isn’t just about looking good in your bathing suit; it’s also got a number of other great benefits, helping to promote total physical and mental health.

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Marathon Training, Minus the Long Run

Marathon Training, Minus the Long Run | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it

Unlike other marathon training programs, which typically have runs of 20 miles or longer, the Hansons method tops out at 16 miles, an appealing draw. But the training is hard, with runs six days a week, and midweek runs stretching to 12 miles. The purpose is to train on tired legs, to get you ready for the last 16 miles of the race, and not the first 20.

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Are you working out the wrong way? Common fitness myths debunked

Are you working out the wrong way? Common fitness myths debunked | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
The American Council on Exercise debunked eight common workout myths, so the next time you hit the pavement (or treadmill) you can start to see results.
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The Recommended Elevation on a Treadmill

The Recommended Elevation on a Treadmill | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
The Recommended Elevation on a Treadmill. A treadmill offers an alternative to outdoor running, especially in bad weather, during late nights or early mornings or when time doesn't permit an outdoor session.
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How to pick your first marathon

How to pick your first marathon | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it

This advice is for first time marathoners, meaning runners who haven’t yet run their first marathon.

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How Long Does It Take To Get Out Of Shape?

How Long Does It Take To Get Out Of Shape? | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Not long, but you can maintain your fitness level with minimal workouts.
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5 Best GPS Running Watches For 2013

5 Best GPS Running Watches For 2013 | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
The 5 best GPS running watches for 2013 have just been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company. They are Garmin Forerunner 910XT, Suunto Ambit, Garmin 610, Timex Run Trainer 2.0 and the Polar RC3.
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Healthy eating: Is this the ultimate healthy meal?

Healthy eating: Is this the ultimate healthy meal? | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
A healthy eating plan is key to a balanced diet and maintaining nutrition, fitness and a healthy weight.
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30 Simple And Effective Marathon Running Tips

30 Simple And Effective Marathon Running Tips | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Marathon running tips can be the game changer for your marathon success. These marathon running tips will help take your running from ashy to classy.
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5 Ways to Become a Morning Runner

5 Ways to Become a Morning Runner | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Now that longer days are here, running in the morning can save you a lot of time after work.
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Body Weight or Body Shape: What Matters More?

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When it comes to the risks of heart disease, the medical literature clearly shows body shape is a major risk factor. Sometimes it’s even more important than body weight. Where you carry your weight is an important predictor of heart ailments.

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Improve Your Mind: 5 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing Daily

Improve Your Mind: 5 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing Daily | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
We do not think about our brains enough. We think about things like eating foods that are gentle on our digestive tract or exercising to keep our hearts healthy
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Should you join a running club or run alone?

Should you join a running club or run alone? | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Clubs offer coaching and camaraderie – but what about the blissful solitude of running? Dean Hardman and Michael Cavanagh present their arguments for and against joining a running club
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Double Up Your Runs

Double Up Your Runs | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it

Studies have shown that runners who run a higher mileage have better economy and cardiovascular fitness than those who run less.

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Gear for the Fitness Geek

Gear for the Fitness Geek | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
2013 is the year for the coolest, most inventive fitness gadgets and apps to hit the shelves! Take a look at the available options. You surely won’t be disappointed!
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Best 2013 Half-Marathons

Best 2013 Half-Marathons | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Cool courses, awesome after-parties and location, location, location make these races worthy of a weekend stay.
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5 Must Dos For Every Run

5 Must Dos For Every Run | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Starting a running routine can be a relatively simple process — just slip on the right pair of shoes and out you go. But if you want to make your run work for you, make sure you keep these five must dos in mind.
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4 Ways to Energize Before Your Next Run

4 Ways to Energize Before Your Next Run | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Sometimes, you just don't want to go for a run — you're tired and sluggish, and when you finally convince yourself to go you can't shake that lead feeling from your legs. Help prevent a low-energy run next time with these tips.
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10 Tips For Running Your First Marathon

10 Tips For Running Your First Marathon | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
I recently ran my first marathon, and from the time I registered for the race to the moment I stepped foot on the course, it was a complete (and exhausting!) learning experience.
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Top 10 alternatives to the London Marathon

Top 10 alternatives to the London Marathon | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Missed out on a ballot place in the London Marathon? Fret not, there’s a world of interesting, quirky and less-hassle alternatives out there to run. Here’s a look at some British and further-flung possibilities.
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How Do I Run a Faster 5K?

How Do I Run a Faster 5K? | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Running a faster 5K is possible once you identify the key elements that need attention. Follow these three steps to achieve your 5K PR.
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How Long Should You Wait to Work Out After Eating?

How Long Should You Wait to Work Out After Eating? | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
How you space out meals during the course of the day might not make a big difference in the calorie department, but it has huge implications on your workout performance.
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Training towards a sub 45 minute 10K

Training towards a sub 45 minute 10K | Marathon Running Tips | Scoop.it
Firstly, what must be understood is that in order for you to run sub 45 minutes for 10Km, you must be able to run below 4 minutes 30 seconds per kilometer for the distance. Introducing paced runnin...
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