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Questions from Beginning Runners and Jugglers by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 5:42pm The excellent running blog Complete Running put up this article about the top 10 questions asked by beginning runners.  So, I thought here on JYAJ we should do a post on the most common questions asked about joggling. Beginner’s Joggling Questions What do you juggle? -It’s best to start joggling with bean bags.  The advantage they have is [...] Read on »
What is lactate threshold? What sort of lactate threshold workout do you recommend for a beginning runner? by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:51pm Lactate Threshold (LT) is a term that describes a level of exercise intensity at which lactic acid accumulates in the bloodstream faster than it can be removed, or metabolized. Training just below this "threshold" allows the body to adapt and adjust to anaerobic effort. While aerobic activity generally involves lower intensity heart rate effor ... Read on »
Unlock Your Lungs-Breathing for Beginning Runners by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 19 Feb 2011 6:08pm Breathing. Air in. Air out. It's a simple thing. Right? Many beginning runners would disagree. My beginning runners often tell me, "My legs are fine, but I just can't seem to control my breathing." So what's the deal? Because we don't have to focus on our breathing in our everyday moving around, it seems like a no-brainer that we wouldn't have ... Read on »
Beginning Runners: Take it Slow by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 19 May 2010 7:11am I was excited when the newest issue of a health/nutrition magazine I get arrived the other day. As I was skimming the table of contents I saw an article about a beginning running program. The tagline pitched a 6-week walk-to-run program. Of course this caught my attention so I quickly flipped to the article. The 6-weeks made me a bit skeptical. ... Read on »
7 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Beginning Runner by Poppy Posted Thu 16 Dec 2010 9:00am 2010 is the year that I began running. I ran my first 5K this year, and then my second , and now I’m training for a 1/2 marathon! The more I run, the more I’m beginning to actually feel like a runner. I’ve also picked up a few gadgets along the way, and there are a few that I have my eye on. So since it’s ‘the season’ for gift giving, I thought ... Read on »
Marathon Training Begins & Runner’s World Half by RoadJane Posted Tue 16 Oct 2012 12:20pm Today is the official beginning of what I’m sure will be a whirlwind journey towards becoming a full marathoner. I still can’t quite grasp that my first half marathon was in 2011. I still can’t believe I’ve done 7 of them so far. It hasn’t exactly sunk in that I’m going to be running 26.2 miles in February, only 4 months from now, and the same mo ... Read on »
2 Great Resources for Beginning Runners by Yuri Elkaim Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 7:53pm I have to admit that a lot of our Treadmill Trainer clients are beginners who are looking to learn to run or become better runners after a period of time away from running. So with that in mind, I decided to put together a few helpful running workouts for beginners and an 8-week running plan to help the absolute beginner gear up for a 5k run ... Read on »
2 Great Resources for Beginning Runners by Yuri Elkaim Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 5:42am I have to admit that a lot of our Treadmill Trainer clients are beginners who are looking to learn to run or become better runners after a period of time away from running. So with that in mind, I decided to put together a few helpful running workouts for beginners and an 8-week running plan to help the absolute beginner gear up for a 5k r ... Read on »
Beginning Running by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm 1 Comment People begin running for a lot of reasons. Many want to lose weight. Some are training for an athletic program. Others have joined the military service of their country and have to pass physical training tests. Some, like me, need to strengthen their body (my feet were starting to hurt, and I was told by a specialist to do what ever I wanted ... Read on »
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop by Michael Adams Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:04pm There are many phrases, all harking to the same sound; keep at it, one step at a time, day in day out, you can... But it all comes down to the same principle... Work hard, very hard in fact. Do the very best you can each day and don't let things get to you. If you stick at it for long enough, through the crap and the rubbish and al ... Read on »