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Add a “Shuffle To Your Walks – Running Fitness Article

Whether you are a walker or use the run/walk method, shuffling can help aid recovery and battle next day soreness. Shuffling is barely moving your feet and legs to let the walking muscles recover. With your feet to the ground, use a short stride with minimal movement. You’re still moving forward, but not having to spend much energy doing so. When you insert 30-60 seconds of shuffling into a regular walk, every 1-5 minutes, your walking muscles relax and rest.…

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Running in the Summer Heat – Running Fitness Article

Running in the heat is something to be taken seriously! There is a lot to keep in mind while you continue to run during the summer months. You cannot run as fast when the temperature rises above 60F/14C. If you slow down 30 seconds a mile for every 5F increase above 60F, you can be the one who is finishing strong and passing other runners at the end. For every second you run too fast during the first half of…

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#1 Drill To Get Faster – Running Fitness Article

So many people want to know how to get faster. It is one of the most frequently asked questions that I get. And, I am going to share the #1 drill to get faster – my cadence drill. This should be done on a non-long run day. It is fine however, to do it as a part of your warm-up before a race or a speed workout. Many runners have also told me that this is a nice way to…

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Finding the Right Run/Walk Interval – Running Fitness Article

Finding the Right Run/Walk Interval How Do You Find the Right Run/Walk Interval? Chris Twiggs, Chief Training Officer Guest Blogger: Chris Twiggs I thought it would be nice to share an interaction I had with one of Jeff’s fans this month. We get a lot of emails into the office, but this one stands out. Dianne wrote in about her progress and asked, “My question is do I need to try to run more and walk less or is it…

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