Category Archives: Fitness

Holy Socks

It’s Saturday morning. I get up early, put on two perfectly fine socks, lace up and head out for a long run. A few hours later I get home, take off my sneaks, and find both of my big toes … Continue reading

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Yoga for your lower half

Lisa Taylor of Evolution Power Yoga show yoga poses that will stretch your feet, ankles, knees and thighs. Taylor says these poses are great for before or after activity like running or cycling.

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Time to Reflect, Reboot

December tends to bring a lull in workouts for me. Training and recovery from my fall marathon are long past, and training for my next race is at least a month away. Although I’m still running regularly, my schedule has … Continue reading

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Yoga poses to ease tension, relax your neck and shoulders

Lisa Taylor with Evolution Power Yoga shows a series of poses that will help relax tension in your neck and shoulders.

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Turning around

Any athlete is used to enduring some pain. As runners, we train our minds to push beyond what we feel are our physical limits. At some point during any race or hard workout, body and mind gang up and try … Continue reading

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Holiday stress? Take an adult time out

Lisa Taylor with Evolution Power Yoga says a great way to relax from the hectic holiday schedule is the shavasana, or corpse pose. Follow along for tips on how to take a break, and make the most of your time … Continue reading

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Always run BEFORE eating your face off

Thanksgiving is a funny holiday. It’s a day for parade watching, family, football games, and OMG all of the food smothered in gravy, but it’s also a day for racing. Turkey trot 5K and 10Ks have become super popular, and … Continue reading

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What should you wear to run in the cold?

A helpful website gives advice on what to wear to run based on weather conditions.

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Oh, hey there winter

What happened? I was minding my own business enjoying pumpkin spice lattes, foliage, and not being drenched in sweat every time I left the house, and WHAM! Out of nowhere winter came in like a freight train, ran over my … Continue reading

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Fit in 15 – Core

Personal trainer Robert Williams Jr. finishes his “Fit in 15″ series with core work. Williams says some of the benefits to this core workout come from rotating your body past the normal axis. When you do the lean back crunches, … Continue reading

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