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Running

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  • Train like a caveman

    Train like a caveman
    When it’s workout time at Core Fitness Chicago, out comes the sledgehammer. And the 80-pound bag of mulch. And the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee — for pushing across a rooftop parking lot while someone steps lightly on the brake.   As if it even...
  • Fitness Fridays: Would zany sneakers make me run faster?

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Fitness Fridays:</b></span> Would zany sneakers make me run faster?
    Just recently I've been noticing some flashy footwear worn by some impressive athletes. Soccer players around the world have adopted eye-catching colorful cleats that send a statement: I'm confident and I'm worth watching. For European league superstars,...
  • Howard Magazine: County gyms for women who crave intensity

    <i>Howard Magazine</i>: County gyms for women who crave intensity
    It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns. For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
  • Fit to be an Iron Girl

    Fit to be an Iron Girl
    Robert Vigorito, founder and race director of the Columbia Triathlon Association, went straight to the top when choosing a spokesperson for his new race, the Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon and Coed 5K, scheduled for April 29. Vigorito asked Joan Benoit...
  • The afterburners: Is post workout calorie burn real?

    The afterburners: Is post workout calorie burn real?
    During an exercise session, vigorous cardiovascular workouts such as running or biking can typically torch more calories than resistance or strength training. But what happens once the workout is over? Exercise scientists have long debated the...
  • 'Jersey Shore' castmate lives by GTL (gym, tan, laundry)

    'Jersey Shore' castmate lives by GTL (gym, tan, laundry)
    Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola from MTV's "Jersey Shore" is known, along with her castmates, as a party girl. On TV, she's been a part of much drama while the cast has stayed in Seaside Heights, N.J.; Florence, Italy; and Miami Beach. The fifth season,...
  • Endurance training: The 'worst form of exercise?'

    Endurance training: The 'worst form of exercise?'
    Endurance training is “one of the worst forms of exercise there is,” Dr. Joseph Mercola recently wrote in his online newsletter. Mercola, who operates a popular alternative health Web site and runs a supplement business, cited a recent...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: Vanity can be a healthy asset

    In-Your-Face Fitness: Vanity can be a healthy asset
    You're so vain. You probably think this column is about you. Carly Simon may be down on vanity, but I'm cool with it, so long as you don't go off the deep end. (I'm talking to you, Heidi Montag.) The desire to look good can be a powerful motivator for...
  • In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories

    In-Your-Face-Fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories
    Welcome to another exciting installment of Fun With Math! Today we're going to use basic addition and subtraction to show how running is better than walking for fat loss, no matter what your doctor says. I have no idea where the myth that walking a...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories

    In-Your-Face Fitness: A few dents in those cellulite theories
    In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite. I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: Friend through thick and thin?

    In-Your-Face Fitness: Friend through thick and thin?
    Dear Friend: You drew me to your website with promises of rapid muscle gain and even faster fat loss. I know we're friends because that's the first thing I saw at the top of your home page: "Dear Friend." That makes it official, doesn't it? And now I'...