Blogs about Running

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • Vernon, CT 06066
Sarah's Fitness Journey
Everyone has stress, it's a natural occurrence in nature, it's what makes things change and happen, its what gives us that push to go above and beyond what we would normally do. In certain times of your life you'll find that the amount of stress increases due to outside sources, internal pressure, and various other things that are going on in the semi organized chaos that we call life. How you handle the excess stress can make all the difference when it comes to physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 • Vernon, CT 06066
Sarah's Fitness Journey
My very first half marathon is in October, it's happening... I already paid for it! I've been following a training plan for my running, and have been doing pretty well. I've built up to 10 miles for my long runs. The shorter runs have been mainly on the treadmill due to the August heat, but that heat wave broke and the weather has been much more conducive to running outside. I will be making sure to keep the hills in my planning so once a week I go visit my parent's house to "borrow" their hills (my current location is pretty flat...
Thursday, August 15, 2013 • San Diego, CA 92139
Alonzo Jackson's Blog
A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand. Warming up helps reduce your risk of injury and the aches and pains that come with exercise. The physiological reason to warm up is to assist your circulatory system in pumping oxygen-rich blood to your working muscles. The idea is to increase circulation throughout the body in a gradual manner.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Joe Knows!
Making the decision to get healthy and fit is just part of the battle. Then comes sticking to a workout routine, learning how to eat right, and staying motivated. Calorie-counting and weight-loss tracking have become simpler thanks to mobile apps that provide instant access to important information and help you monitor your progress over time. Here are a few apps to keep you fit.
Monday, July 08, 2013 • Vista, CA 92081
KewlFit
Ben Gordon, former soccer player of the Cruz Azul Futbol Club A.C. (Mexico) is now preparing for his next opportunity in the Philippines. He has been hard at work at his home in Arizona making sure his conditioning and training are ready to make an impact from day one. Ben has incorporated the use of the KewlFit 58°F Performance Cooling Vest into his daily training as it is helping him keep core temperature down allowing for better performance and endurance. 
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Run4Fitness
This has become my rally for the past several summers...as the temps start to rise, the need for people to drink more also rises. But many people also resort to drinking more than their bodies need just to help keep hunger at bay--true hunger cannot be squashed by drinking more water. Hunger is your body's cue telling you that it needs fuel--food. Thirst is your body's cue of telling it needs water--fluids.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Las Vegas, NV 89130
AMP Personal Fitness Blog
Our June 8th 2nd Annual Memorial Run was a success.  We had 135 participants, and raised $2,142 for Wounded Warriors, Tempered Steel, and Fisher House.  Thank you to all of our sponsors, and those who supported this event.  Mark your calendars, the event will be held next year on Saturday June 7, 2014.  
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Miami Beach, FL 33139
The Bio Mechanic
 Myofascial Release Part 3 I got some feedback from readers that I’m writing a little too technically.  Sorry everyone, when I get in science mode it’s hard to get out!  This time around I’ll try my best to make things as understandable as possible, but feel free to comment with questions or requests for further explanation. 
Monday, June 17, 2013 • Vista, CA 92081
KewlFit
Jude Massillon of The Sports Performance Group recently released an article on how his athletes are gaining better endurance and performance with the KewlFit 58°F Performance Cooling Vest.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 Like to get your exercise over and done with before your body wakes up and realizes what you are doing? Hey been there. But according to Javier Gonzalez Ph. D. you don't need to eat beforehand. People who skipped breakfast and trained in the morning burned 20% more body fat than when they preceded their training with food. "After an overnight fast, your blood has a high concentration of fatty acids that can be used for fuel" said Javier Gonzalez Ph. D.