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Get Fit with the 1-Song Run

Numbers stress me out. Similar to my aversion to tracking my size by the scale (I prefer a tester skirt), I track the minutes that I run by songs. You see, I have never been a runner. In fact I have always hated, yes, hated running. I felt like I couldn’t breathe as every second seemed to take a minute. It was painful. But oddly, not so much physically painful as it was emotionally painful.






Food For Runners (and intense exercisers)... shopping list

Nothing ruins a marathon or even a mid-morning jog like hunger pangs. However, you also don’t want to have a cramp in your stomach because your body isn’t sure if it should be sending blood to digest your food or power your muscles. The answer? Eat an hour before you go on a run, and eat foods that keep you fuller longer. Grains keep you full longer so you can tack on that extra mile before lunch time. Try these an hour before putting on that spandex: