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We all know that exercise is good for you, but in a 2001 issue of a highly respected medical publication, Circulation, researchers reported the results of follow up study that presented even more proof to that effect.
Runners are one of the oldest known groups of athletes. In ancient times it was simply a way to get from one place to another, once man began to walk upright running followed naturally. The Tarahumara people are renowned for their ability to run long distances, and for being able to maintain their pace for long periods of time.
Of all the swimming strokes that I have learned through the years, the butterfly is my least favorite. It’s awkward, very hard to master, and I’m not at all good at it, therefore I hate it. If you watch a swimmer who does it well, the butterfly is beautiful to watch, and they make it look deceptively easy. One of the keys to a good butterfly stroke is a strong and perfectly synchronized dolphin kick. This is, like so many other things, much easier said than done. There are specific drills that you can do to improve your kick, and make you a stronger swimmer overall.
Has your workout routine become, well, routine? If you miss that feeling that you used to have after a workout, pleasantly tired with that little tingle in your muscles, switch things up a little. Any workout is better than none, but if you want to keep improving yourself you need to keep challenging your muscles. Making your workout more interesting and beneficial to your body may just take a few small changes.
Planning or managing any public event is an incredible amount of responsibility and work, but it can be done as long as you are willing to ask for help when you need it.
There is very heated controversy about who is ultimately responsible for race cancellations due to high temperatures. Veteran runners tend to blame inexperienced and unprepared runners for the cautious approach to heat that many of the race directors are taking, and in some cases this may be true. More people than ever are competing in marathons, and not all of them are training properly. A properly trained athlete can compete safely in conditions that shouldn’t even be attempted by an amateur runner.
Barefoot running, natural running, call it what you will, it has people all over the world kicking off their shoes like they did when they were kids. Barefoot running isn’t new, many well- known runners in the latter part of the 20th century ran at least some of their races barefoot, among these are Olympic runners, Abebe Bikila, and Zola Budd.
The verdict is still out on whether ice baths are more physically or psychologically beneficial. Some studies say they are both. What are the physical benefits? A reduction in the stress that is put on the body during long training sessions is one. Speeding up circulation and eliminating inflammation are also physical benefits.
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You know you're supposed to go hands-free with your phone in the car, but did you know in some states it's illegal to wear headphones when you're driving? Is your state one of those?