Top 5 Running Alternatives

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We get it. Not everyone a born-runner. While running is an excellent way to stay in shape, it isn’t for everyone. If you have an injury, shin splints, or just don’t enjoy running, there are many alternatives that will  give you a very similar workout. These top 5 running alternatives will give you a great workout without the high impact on joints. … [Read more...]

10 Best Running Trails in America

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The thousands of running trails across the United States offer a huge variety of terrain, landscape, and scenery. If you are a serious runner, you probably have a running bucket list- locations that offer beautiful trails that can't be seen from a car. We have compiled what we feel are the 10 best running trails in America to help you decide which … [Read more...]

Top Ten Protein Bars

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Protein is a crucial part of a healthy diet, especially if you engage in regular exercise. It helps with satiety, muscle building, and speeds up with weight loss process. It’s no wonder that protein bars have become so popular in the fitness world. It is important to pay attention to the nutritional content and not just the fact that it says … [Read more...]

8 Tips for the Best Summer Run Ever

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We are right in the middle of summer, and for many of us the heat is scorching outside! We all face the challenge of wanting to enjoy the season and scenery by doing outdoor workouts. But it's so hot! If you want to switch it up and do an outdoor run this summer, there are a few guidelines you should follow in order to keep you safe and make your … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: June

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1. You Don't Need... In this world of high calorie "slimming" drinks, weight loss gadgetry and pills that make empty promises, it's easy to get lost.  This quote helps direct you to what has always worked for people -- running!  Just grab your shoes, put on some sweat-proof clothes and get to work!  Motivation seems to be one of most popular pins … [Read more...]

12 Most Common Treadmill Mistakes

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The treadmill is one of the most common fitness machines, both at the gym and at home. Using a treadmill correctly will help you to burn more calories, use proper muscles, and avoid injury. To help you out, we have compiled a list of the top 12 most common treadmill mistakes, and how to avoid them. Hopefully after reading this you will be able to … [Read more...]

10 Best Benefits of Stretching

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Stretching isn’t as popular as it should be in the fitness world. But you may want to re-evaluate if stretching ranks among the lower priorities on your fitness list. To convince you to include stretching as a regular part of your workouts, we have compiled a list of what we feel are the top ten benefits of stretching. The benefits range from … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: May

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1. How To Make Sobo's KILLER Fish Tacos How could you pass up these colorful tacos?  We certainly couldn't!  That's why they've made our list as one of our most popular pins.   Texas born chef Lisa Ahier moved to Canada to open a food truck against the advice of many around her.  Now she's a great resource for all those looking to spice things up … [Read more...]

Will Skipping Meals Make You Fat?

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We all have those busy days when we replace meals with higher priorities.  You may even feel like it’s helping to keep your stomach in check.  After all, skipping a meal means fewer calories, and fewer calories means the less fat, right?  While it may seem like a good idea the consequences of skipping a meal or two may be more detrimental than … [Read more...]

Popular Pins: April

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  1. 10 Satisfying Lunches that Aid Weight Loss from Pop Sugar When you're on a weight-loss journey, lunches out every day isn't part of the program, but there's nothing worse than putting in all the effort to pack a lunch only to feel famished just an hour after eating it.   Pinterest is a vast world of knowledge for helping guide you to … [Read more...]