Bike Your Way to a Better Body

July 23, 2019
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Break out those bikes You know two-wheeling it is a great way to shape up (and torch 500-plus calories per hour), but did you know that you can always get more out of your ride? Take these cues from Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong (nope, no relation to Lance). RLATED: The Best Road Bikes 2019 […]

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The Best Running Leggings for Women Who Run Every Day

July 22, 2019
Best Running Leggings for Women

Whether you’re an avid marathon runner or a casual jogger who likes to pound the pavement from time to time, the last thing any runner wants to deal with is uncomfortable or ill-fitting workout clothes that throw you off your pace, after all, running is hard enough as it is. RELATED: The Best Women’s Running Shoes That’s why […]

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The Best Running Socks for Women Who Swear By Them

July 22, 2019
Best Running Socks for Women

While running socks tend to get overlooked easily, they play an important role in your fitness wardrobe and even have the ability to make or break your run. Wearing the wrong type of socks will not only be uncomfortable, but can also distract you by slipping off your heels, causing blisters, or getting soaked with sweat […]

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Tips for Running Your First Race

July 21, 2019
Tips for Running Your First Race

Ready, set, run! Sure, we’re all aware of the perks of running: less stress, better heart health, an easier time slipping into your jeans. But even the most disciplined woman can find herself requiring extra motivation. “Once you’ve succeeded at a challenge, you need new ways to test your limits,” says Janet Hamilton, founder of […]

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What to Eat Before, During, and After Running

July 21, 2019
Discover the secrets to powering up for success

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only food that can help you run well, and it’s not just endurance athletes who benefit from proper fueling. What you eat before, during, and after your runs is crucial […]

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How to Stay Safe When Running Alone

July 20, 2019
How to Stay Safe When Running Alone

This summer, the tragic death of Mollie Tibbetts, a 20-year-old University of Iowa student who was followed and killed while she was out jogging alone, reminded us of the very real and scary risk women face when they go for a run solo. Sadly, a similar crime happened again this week, when 35-year-old Wendy Karina Martinez was […]

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The Pros and Cons of Running on the Treadmill

July 20, 2019
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Is it better to run on a treadmill or outside on the pavement? It’s an age-old question and the truth is there are pros and cons to both. There are some types of workouts you can do better or more efficiently on a treadmill. However, running on a ‘mill can create that aimless, never-ending ‘hamster […]

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5 Healthy Eating Rules for New Runners

July 19, 2019
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Whether you want to lose weight or learn the best way to fuel your workouts, there can be a lot of confusion about the best nutrition strategy for beginners. The Best Women’s Running Shoes If you’re feeling overwhelmed, we’re here to help. Before you stock up on protein powders and strip your cupboard of carbs, […]

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11 Rules of Running Buddy Etiquette

July 19, 2019
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Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for a jog along the Hudson River Park Bikeway. The weather was perfect, so we agreed to run to Chelsea Piers and back and stop for coffee afterward. But we started off on an awkward foot no pun intended when I whipped out headphones, while she was presumably planning to, well, enjoy my […]

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5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

July 19, 2019
Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there’s simply no reason to not lace up your sneaks and hit the road. But before you get started, learn the five mistakes every beginning runner makes. And skip them! Starting too fast The most common mistake new runners make: going […]

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