How to Start Training for Your First Triathlon

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So you are thinking about challenging yourself physically and mentally and doing a triathlon. There’s a lot of training and strategy that goes into training for a triathlon, and we’re breaking it all down for you so that you can be as successful as possible throughout your training and on race day....

If You Have a Pooping Urge During Cardio, Know This

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Few things ruin a run or cardio sesh like getting started and immediately getting hit with the urge to go to the bathroom. Even if you’re one of the powerful few who can hold it until you finish, exercising is supposed to be fun, right? It shouldn’t be a countdown to when...

Jaide Stepter’s Favorite Ab Exercises for a Strong Core

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Your core is an integral part of daily functions and your athletic performance—it’s used every time you sneeze, cough, have a bowel movement, pick things up, or do something more obvious… like sprint. Professional sprinter and Olympic hopeful Jaide Stepter Baynes can attest to this and, here, she shares the ab exercises...

How To Do the Nordic Hamstring Curl for Strong Hamstrings

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When you think about exercises to strengthen your lower body, squats are probably one of the first movements that come to mind. And as great as squats are for you, it’s important to do exercises that strengthen other lower-body muscles, especially on your posterior chain, like your hamstrings. One move that will...

The Hoka Clinton 8 Is Better (And 15% Lighter) Than Ever

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Hoka One One fans already know that the Clifton is a gamechanger of a running (and walking!) shoe—plus, a podiatrist’s dream, thanks to its thick, stacked sole that provides a cushy, supportive landing pad. Personally, I wear the Clifton 7 almost daily because they’re insanely comfortable. Something else I appreciate about the...

Treadmill Safety Tips To Know Right Know and Always

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In light of some pretty tragic, and frightening, news concerning treadmill recalls, we thought it rather important to have a little check-in regarding treadmill safety. After all, these are serious pieces of equipment. Though more and more people have home gyms now, thanks to the pandemic, we don’t always remember that gym...

The First Mile of a Run Is the Hardest, Here’s Why

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When you enjoy running as a way to stay active, it might feel like that first mile hits you hard and fast—no matter if you’re a daily runner or someone just beginning to get into a fitness routine. And that’s actually totally normal, as it should feel hard. “The first mile is the...

5 Benefits of Jogging That Prove Sprinting Is Totally Optional

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I vividly remember running my first timed mile at age 10. I came in last place in the entire fifth-grade class and then threw up on the playground. Needless to say, it was one of my more embarrassing childhood moments. But in the years since, I’ve learned that putting one foot in...

How to Transition From Treadmill to Outdoors, According to a Pro

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Serotonin and dopamine have been in short supply the past year, so perhaps you’re looking for ways to boost yours. As luck would have it, running is a great, neurochemical-boosting alternative to activities such as “buying lots of things” and “texting a toxic ex for the mood boost you get when they respond.”...

Outer-Thigh Strengthening Exercises Runners Should Know

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Whether you took up jogging during the pandemic or have been marathoning for years, you’ve potentially had your share of runner’s injuries. It’s a high-impact sport and, typically, most people begin running without any kind of formal training or instruction. As such, it can leave you prone to some pain. In fact, a...