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Why You Probably Won’t Lose Weight Training For A Marathon by AbbyNYC Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 11:01am A lot of people ask me if they should train for a marathon in order to lose those last unwanted ten pounds. I tell them no. Sorry, but no. But what if I run 50 miles a week? No, and don’t even think about doing that unless you’re looking for a slap upside your head. But what if I cut my calories to 1200? Ummm, there is so much wrong wit ... Read on »
Even More Marathon Tips - Training by RunFarther .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Save your toes. Put some vasoline or BodyGlide between your toes on long runs. Sign up. One of the most motivating things you can do is actually sign up for a marathon. Once you're committed, you're more likely to train. Stagger your runs. Stagger your longer, more intense runs with easier runs. Stay healthy. Do NOT run with a cold. ... Read on »
Five Resistance Training Myths in the Running World by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:30pm 1 Comment To some, resistance training is the Rodney Dangerfield of the running community; it gets no respect. To others, it’s like Tom Cruise; runners think it might be useful, but it just doesn’t make any sense to them. And then, there are those to whom resistance training is like Abraham Lincoln; it’s freed them from being slaves to ineffective pro ... Read on »
A Quick Body Weight Fat Burning Workout by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:41pm Don't have time to hit the gym? Don't have equipment at home to train? The weather is too bad to go outside? Oh well, I guess you can't exercise today and have to stay home watching MTV's The Hills marathon all day long. That is loser talk! You can exercise at home with no equipment and still get a great workout! You just have to use body wei ... Read on »
Marathon Training and Weight Gain by Carissa Fit2flex Facebook Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 9:30pm You're running for endless hours preparing for a 26.2 mile journey.  You step on the scale to see the result of all that calorie burning cardio only to find that you've gained weight.  Say what? Marathon training can actually cause weight gain and friends...I'm here to figure out why and stop it.  Instead of our typical " Friday 5 " today I' ... Read on »
Five Resistance Training Myths in the Running World by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 26 Mar 2008 11:49am To some, resistance training is the Rodney Dangerfield of the running community; it gets no respect. To others, it’s like Tom Cruise; runners think it might be useful, but it just doesn’t make any sense to them. And then, there are those to whom resistance training is like Abraham Lincoln; it’s freed them from being slaves to ineffective programmin ... Read on »
Marathon Training & Weight Gain by EricaDHouse Posted Tue 13 Aug 2013 5:00am Last week I asked for some advice from my seasoned marathon runner friends on Twitter. I noticed that in the 1 month I’ve been training for my first marathon that I’ve put on about 2-3 pounds. Granted, not a huge amount, but on my 5’2″ frame that means my pants are fitting a bit more snug than I’d like! I got a lot of great responses and, a ... Read on »
Weight Training and Body Image by Roni N. Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Aug 2008 1:14am If you read my blog for sometime you may know I used to be anti "normal" exercise. I hated the gym and I didn’t do any structured workouts. Don’t get me wrong, I stayed active, walked, danced even liked going to the park for a long hike but you wouldn’t catch me dead in the gym. I lost my weight through diet alone and I have to admit I did succe ... Read on »
Marathon Training & Weight Loss Goals by Carol M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:00pm I’ve been neglecting this blog lately, but for a very good reason. For the past several weeks, I have been training to walk a full marathon in my favorite place on earth, Walt Disney World. I’m also working to raise $3,700.00 to help stop leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma from taking more lives. I am walking in memory of ... Read on »
Resistance Training Protects Against Heart Disease by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 04 Nov 2013 10:08pm Posted on Nov. 1, 2013, 6 a.m. in Exercise Cardio-Vascular Weight Training - image from Shutterstock Exercise has the potential to protect against ... Read on »