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13 Benefits of Cardio

Experts recommend getting at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week. Brisk walking or swimming are examples of moderate activity. Running or cycling are examples of vigorous activity. But why is aerobic exercise recommended? Read on to learn about the benefits and to get tips for ways to incorporate aerobic exercise into your routine.

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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Run Every Day

You can run every day safely, but even experienced runners benefit from days off to rest and recover. There are lots of convincing reasons why people turn to running every day for exercise: You don't need very much equipment, you burn a ton of calories and you reap the positive effects of being in nature (if you run outdoors). "Running is a full-body metabolic, weight-bearing workout, so the benefits are enormous," says Andrew Slane, running coach at Precision Run

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In Defense of Walking More and Running Less 

From a physical perspective, research shows that bouts of exercise under 60 minutes can be great for your immune system, and that now more than ever, it’s important that we don’t overtrain. And according to Polly de Mille, RN, CSCS, and director of Tisch Sports Performance Center at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), these morning walks are doing some good for my running stride, too.

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When the Weather Gets Cold, Don't Forget to Warm Up!

A good warm up is always important, but because of the tendency for joints to be stiffer, and blood flow to muscles to be reduced in the cold, it's even more important that you do it right this time of year.

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Why You Need a Strong Core for Running

The main benefit of core strength for runners is increased stabilization in the torso. Your core muscles – the chest, back, abs, and obliques – are what keep your torso upright when you run, and reduce “wobbling” when moving your arms & legs.

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Walk 2 Run Program

Ideal for brand-new runners, or those returning to the sport from injury or a long layoff, a run/walk program guides the athlete to a safe transition from non-running to running, or allows him or her to return to running successfully. 

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Get Walking

Walking is one of the most versatile forms of exercise, because you can do it just about anytime, anywhere. These tips will help you get your walk on at the right time for you.

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Running Tips during these times

Is it safe to run outside?   Should I wear a mask out on solo runs?

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