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Cross Country Skiing Training Resources

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

The Cold Never Bothered My Workouts Anyway

Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat...  Read more

Workouts for You--and Fido, Too!

The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

Cold Weather Workout Gear

You’ve made the commitment. You’re not going to hibernate this year just because it’s winter. But you’re cold when it’s 75 degrees and sunny! Just the thought of going outdoors right now makes you shiver. Take heart...  Read more

Moved to 2nd set of my 5k training on zombierun.
Updated 8/21/2016 11:02:05 PM

Moved to 2nd set of my 5k training on zombierun. I would have been so much dead meat lol I'm totally wiped. But i kept ip...  Read more

Today I started training for my second 5k. Didn't
Updated 8/21/2016 6:40:06 PM

Today I started training for my second 5k. Didn't do so hot in the first one back in April but my goal wasn't to place it was to have fun. I had fun and my goal this time around isn't to place either I want to run more this time than walk....  Read more

Anyone into weights training and lifting? I want to build strength but have no knowledge where to st
Updated 8/22/2016 10:04:26 PM

Anyone into weights training and lifting? I want to build strength but have no knowledge where to start. What should we focus on? #exercise #help...  Read more

Totally nailed a low-carb country style dinner of
Updated 8/21/2016 12:00:31 AM

Totally nailed a low-carb country style dinner of coconut flour breaded pork chops, mashed cauliflower with gravy (used psyllium in place of corn starch or flour) and green beans. Kids and husband devoured it. YES!...  Read more

#fitness #tracking Should strength-training minute
Updated 8/19/2016 6:48:56 PM

#fitness #tracking Should strength-training minutes be counted as exercise minutes? Or should I just count the minutes I spend in cardio stuff?...  Read more

Winter's In The Snowy States

In the winter it's harder to add variety to your exercise program. This winter try cross country skiing at your local state parks. Most parks will rent you the skies, boots and pools. This is a great cardio exercise and your whole family can particip...  Read more

Exercising with bad knees

To lose weight, eat a well-balanced diet, consuming fewer calories than you expend, and follow an exercise program. Aim for two or three days a week of strength training and a minimum of 30 minutes a day of cardiovascular exercise at least five days...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

10 Ways to Melt Mega Calories in Winter Weather

I dread winter weather just as much as the next guy, but this year, I made a commitment to myself that I would stick with my outdoor runs all winter (as long as it's not so cold that it's unsafe for outdoor exercise). Luckily, temperatures in...  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more