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Running is an activity enjoyed by millions of people for a variety of reasons: testing our limits, enjoying time with friends, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For most people, the health benefits of running keep them going mile after mile. Here are some specifics and reasons you should consider adding running to your routine.
Running and walking are great activities for many reasons, chiefly because they require little equipment. You don’t need a court, a specific uniform, or much equipment to participate. You do need to be sure you are keeping up with your shoe wear, however, and replacing your running and walking shoes periodically. Worn out shoes can lead to discomfort and injury as the shock absorbency and protection breaks down over time.
Looking to change up your fitness routine this year? Get off the roads and get on the trails!
Advancements in technology allow us to personalize shopping in ways unimaginable a few years ago. From clothing to cosmetics and even nutritional supplements, products and services are curated just for you! Why should running shoes be any different?
Technology has made its way into our most personal of spaces—homes, cars and even our bodies. It used to be that a digital wristwatch with a lap counter was the most high-tech fitness gadget on the market. Today, however, the marketplace is flooded with fitness trackers and apps, and it’s hard to know where to begin or even if they are necessary.
If you’re looking to get fit, challenge yourself a little more or even participate in a good cause, how about running a 5K? This 3.1-mile race is challenging enough to boost your fitness, but easier to tackle than longer distance events.
Walking is one of the best things you can do for your health. This easy-to-do exercise has many benefits, including helping you to lose weight; lower your blood pressure and cholesterol; and reduce your stress.
Ladies, whether you are walking, running or heading to the gym to work out, you probably think the most important thing you need is a good pair of workout shoes. Think again. Shoes are a key piece of equipment, but a properly-fitted, supportive sports bra is also vital to comfort and performance.
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