Blogs about Running

Sunday, November 17, 2013 • Chicago, IL 60103
Coach Kristin's Blog
ARTICLE OF THE WEEK: Why Am I Not Losing Weight With Running? Many people start running to lose weight, and it makes sense - running burns a lot of calories (an average of about 100 calories per mile), so you would think that would lead to weight loss. However, some new runners find that they don't lose weight and some even gain weight. Others may lose a few pounds and then hit a weight loss wall. There's no simple answer here because there could be a few things going on. First, it could be you're eating more calories than you need.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 • Barrington, RI 02806-4750
Ariadne Greenberg/ Transformations in yoga
 Over the years I have seen quite a few runners find their way into the yoga studio. Typically the reason cited is “I'm so tight!”. Stretching muscles tight places is a benefit a runner can certainly get from yoga. I do think there are some others as well. I also think it is useful to think about what kind of practice, and what sort of asana work might best serve the runner's needs. 
Saturday, September 21, 2013 • Las Vegas, NV 89130
AMP Personal Fitness Blog
AMP Personal Fitness and the Adoption Awareness Foundation have partnered to form the Active for Adoption Endurance Event Team.  Active for Adoption Endurance Event Team is a training and fundraising program.   Since we just formed in September 2013, this year is at a very grassroots level.  Next year we plan on continued growth to bring this team up to the same levels as other endurance training teams. 
Saturday, September 21, 2013 • Las Vegas, NV 89130
AMP Personal Fitness Blog
AMP Personal Fitness and the Adoption Awareness Foundation have partnered to form the Active for Adoption Endurance Event Team. Active for Adoption Endurance Event Team is a training and fundraising program.   Since we just formed in September 2013, this year is at a very grassroots level.  Next year we plan on continued growth to bring this team up to the same levels as other endurance training teams. 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 • Vernon, CT 06066
Sarah's Fitness Journey
Yesterday was a challenging day for me. I set the bar high for myself with a 3 mile hill repeat run followed by a 90 minute hot yoga class. Twice I found myself right on the edge. I felt like I had no more to give, and slightly sick, but I pulled something from somewhere and finished the workouts. By the end of the yoga class I was limping in, but I finished, and I felt so accomplished it's not even funny. 
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.
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.