Running Shoes 101

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Why Shoes Matter Shoes are the difference between running correctly, and therefore strong; or incorrectly, which can lead to major pains and future problems.   After all, running tends to be a life-long process, and do it the right way is the only option for sustained longevity. The first thing Mackenzie Lobby, a writer for Competitor Running, … [Read more...]

6 Quick Workouts for the Holiday Season

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For most of us, workouts tend to happen less when the holiday season comes along, and it's no wonder! We're busier than ever with work, kids, and errands and when you add the additional stress that comes from planning, hosting, and holiday shopping; well you get the picture! We've compiled a variety of quick options for when you have a few minutes … [Read more...]

Sole Fitness Holiday Gift Guide

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We've got your back: Sole Fitness Holiday Gift Guide! We've put our heads together in order to give you some holiday gift guide suggestions for fitness enthusiasts! We've included a few Sole customer favorites along with some complementary products sure to enhance anyone's workout- tell us what you're wishing for this holiday season! 1. Foam … [Read more...]

This Healthier Stuffing From Our Friends at Organic Superfoods Store Packs Serious Flavor Punch

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This Thanksgiving...Minimize the Need for Artificial Preservatives & Unhealthy ingredients Thanksgiving is celebrated in gratitude for the abundance of feast throughout the year. There are plenty of healthy updates on classic dishes, some Thanksgiving recipes are showcased with high-impact organic flavors from fresh herbs and spices, as well … [Read more...]

Yoga for Runners- Should You Strike a Pose?

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We recently did a Facebook post on 'Yoga for Runners' that got us thinking... Why do 36% of runners practice yoga? Yoga lengthens and strengthens muscles making you a better runner: Dedicated runners often suffer from tight leg muscles that in turn make their bodies unstable. Not stretching properly shortens and tightens muscles causing … [Read more...]

How a Sole Elliptical Helped Jon Take His Life Back

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  100%...Last fall, I was told by a former friend that he was, "100% certain I couldn't go on a diet and lose weight."  Over the past 11 months, that comment stayed with me. I used it as inspiration, motivating me to lose 140 pounds since January 1st. I was a 33-year-old, 400 pound, pack-a-day smoker. I was downing Chinese food, pizza, … [Read more...]

5 Perfect Post Workout Meals

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Here's to fueling the next workout! Stuck on what to eat post workout? We've compiled our top 5 post workout meals for you to replenish energy and build muscle. No matter what your goals are, chances are you're working hard to achieve them and the perfect post workout meals will help you do just that!   1. Maple Grilled Salmon  1/4 cup … [Read more...]

Treadmill Workouts: Tricks From The Experts

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There are a ton of tips and tricks out there when it comes to treadmill workouts- we've done our research and compiled some of our favorites from the experts.  "Running too close to the console changes your arm swing, and being too far from it makes you take smaller steps so you won't feel as if you're falling off the back," Blahnik says. … [Read more...]

How to Fuel Your Elliptical Workout

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Working out on an elliptical is a great way to achieve your fitness goals. Whether you want to stay in shape or get into better shape, an elliptical can help you achieve those goals. The elliptical is also a great choice for anyone who is seeking a low-impact way to increase endurance and get a solid cardio workout. At the same time, it is easy to … [Read more...]

The Top Ways to Get Toned and Lose Weight on an Elliptical

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 The elliptical is an excellent tool for losing weight and toning your body. Of course, in order to get the results you desire, you need to know how to use the elliptical to its fullest potential. By keeping a few simple tips in mind,  you are sure to shed those extra pounds and get the muscle tone you desire.  Below are the top ways to get toned … [Read more...]