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    Building Up Bone Strength At Any Age

    By: proctor - August 15, 2013



    Did you know that it is never too late to build up the strength and density of your bones? Even just by walking, you can build stronger bones. Simply put, the impact of your heel striking the ground as you walk sends a signal to your body to create more...

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    Clean Eating - Way of Life, Not A Trend

    By: proctor - June 13, 2013

    Clean Eating has resurfaced as a popular way to cater those who want to eat more nutritious foods without being on a "diet" or buying pills. It is simple and accessible for everyone, no matter where you live. With just a little bit of information, you can...

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    Minimalist Running Shoes - Pros & Cons

    By: proctor - June 7, 2013

    Barefoot running and minimalist running shoes are becoming quite the trend these days. If you are not quite sure what to think about it, read this article by Lewis Maharam, M.D. in the NY Daily News and decide for yourself if you'd like to give it a try....

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    5 Exercises to Prevent Neck Aches

    By: proctor - May 31, 2013



    Ever had a pain in the neck? Chances are, if you are human, that the answer is Yes! Fortunately, this is a very preventable problem. Our necks hold the weight of our skull which is on average about 8 pounds in adults. Our necks are capable of a lot of...

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    5 Ways To Use Less Salt

    By: proctor - December 11, 2012



    Harvard Medical School recently published an easy-to-read newsletter with information about how to reduce the salt in your diet. While salt is important, it is also easy to over-do it and get too much in your diet, which can increase health problems. Read...

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    Superfoods to boost your health

    By: proctor - June 19, 2012



    To get the most out of your food, you need to know a few basics about nutrition. You may have heard of Superfoods by this point. There are many different kinds, and they deliver a lot of power per bite. Read below to see a new article from The Daily Mail,...

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    Marathon Preparation - Staying In Your Zone

    By: ericgfreeman - May 10, 2012



    Marathon Preparation - Staying In Your Zone
    By Eric G Freeman

    Tapering
    About three weeks from the marathon your last long run over 18 miles should be completed. From 2 weeks out decrease to 10-15 miles, and 7-12 miles at one week from the day of the...

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    Tips For Choosing The Right Exercise Equipment

    By: proctor - February 24, 2012



    Harvard Medical School recently published a great article in their newsletter called HealthBeat about what to look for when buying exercise equipment, covering everything from simple exercise bands to treadmills. Read it here:

    Tips For Choosing The...

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    Weight Lifting Can Enhance Your Running Program

    By: proctor - February 22, 2012



    Sometimes it just doesn't feel like you can break through a running plateau. You try to go faster, but it just doesn't happen. Maybe your form fails, maybe your lungs start to burn, or maybe you get a side stitch. How do you break through plateaus and...

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    5 Running Workouts To Do With a Partner

    By: proctor - February 13, 2012



    Perhaps you want to spend energy on a good-for-your-health-and-heart Valentine's Day celebration this year. Rather than spend money on traditional chocolates or flowers that have to be thrown out in a few days, consider doing something this Valentine's...

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