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Walking one hour a day: Benefits + expected results

Walking one hour a day is seen as a simple and easy way to improve your fitness and get outdoors more.  In the age of the desk job, there’s a reason why doctors prescribe walking as a way to improve the health of sedentary individuals. Research tells us that being too sedentary throughout the day …

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How many miles should I run a day? Benefits + risks of running every day

If you’re new to running or looking to start a new fitness routine, then you may be wondering: “How many miles should I run a day?” The beauty of running is in its simplicity. All you need is a pair of decent running shoes, some basic gear and some motivation to get you out the …

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How to start running when overweight: 12 game-changing tips

Running is a great form of exercise to improve your physical and mental health, from lowering your blood pressure to boosting your self-esteem and confidence. If you’re thinking of starting running when you’re overweight, then you may feel daunted by the road ahead. Running when overweight can present some challenges, but with the right motivation …

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How to use Jeff Galloway’s magic mile running test

If you’ve ever wondered how fast you can run a certain distance to help you in your training, then you’re not alone. Runners rely on all sorts of data to help them train smarter. Your expected race paces and race times in particular are essential to understand in order to get he most out of …

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Running 2 miles a day: Benefits + how to do it

Running 2 miles a day has the potential to transform your physical and mental health. Many people turn to running 2 miles a day when they want to improve aspects of their life, whether that be improving their fitness, losing weight or simply getting outdoors more. 2 miles is seen as an achievable distance for …

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How to start running: 39 game-changing running tips for beginners

The holy grail for many runners is to unlock the secret to become a faster, stronger and less injury-prone runner. Whether you’re new to running or have been running for many years, there’s always room for improvement. You may want to improve your speed, run your first half marathon or simply achieve your next PB.  …

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The ultimate guide to running on a treadmill + 5 treadmill workouts

Many runners have a love/hate relationship with running on a treadmill. For some, it’s hard to beat a run in the great outdoors on a sunny day, but there are times when running on a treadmill is necessary as an alternative to running outdoors.  Whether you prefer to run outdoors or on a treadmill (unaffectionately …

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What is the best Couch to 5k plan? All your C25K questions answered

You may have heard of the Couch to 5k plan if you’re new to running or looking to return to running after a long break. The Couch to 5k plan is one of the most popular running training plans for beginners, and since its inception in 1994, thousands of runners have gone on to run …

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How many miles is a 10k? Average 10k time + 9 10k training tips

The 10k is one of the most popular running distances along with the 5k. It attracts high levels of participation across the globe. Its popularity lies in the fact that the 10k distance is long enough to represent a challenge, but short enough to remain accessible to a beginner runner. If you’re training for your …

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