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Strengthen your back with Heidi Parr

Personal trainer Heidi Parr says working your back muscles is important. “As we age, we start hunching over more and more because a lot of our daily tasks involve the chest muscle. Eating, driving, pushing a shopping cart around. So … Continue reading

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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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Healthy cooking: Baked sweet potato chips

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The new gig at work is certainly helping me in my strive to live a more fit life. I’ve been logging my workouts and still eating what I want, but watching my portions … Continue reading

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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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