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Could the walkability of your home affect your health?

Could the walkability of your home affect your health?

by admin on Nov 30, 2016 0

We all know that regularly walking and running can be beneficial to our health – being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. However, even beyond conscious exercise, it turns out that your home or apartment could have a major effect on the walking you do in your spare time. What is your […]

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The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

by admin on Sep 20, 2016 0

It is estimated that Americans spend an average of 4.7 hours per day on their mobile phones. We’re slowly but surely evolving into a culture obsessed with our phones. Driving in the car is not even a time exempt of screen time these days as 43% of drivers admit to ignoring no-texting laws. Time that […]

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Get Financially Healthy in the New Year

Get Financially Healthy in the New Year

by Rob Francis on Sep 18, 2016 0

The New Year means a time to reflect and set goals for how you want to live for the next 365 days. For many people, that means trying to live healthier by cleaning up diets and exercising more. But what about financial health? If you’re not financially healthy, there can be downsides besides the obvious […]

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These Healthy Habits Can Contribute to a Longer Life

These Healthy Habits Can Contribute to a Longer Life

by Dana Patterson on Jun 01, 2016 0

We all know how important our physical and mental health are – because they both affect our lives in significant ways. While MyFiveFingers is primarily about running and physical fitness, we think it’s important to bring you a few ideas on how to up your game by promoting healthy habits. After all, every minute of […]

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The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

by Kat on Mar 17, 2016 0

With nice weather seemingly here to stay, it’s an absolute joy to head out for those long weekend runs. Whether you’re training for a race or not, Saturdays and Sundays are ideal for fitting in that high mileage because you don’t have to race off to work immediately after finishing your workout. It’s important to […]

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3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

by Kat on Mar 08, 2016 0

Every March, I emerge from my DC apartment a little cautious, a little unsure. One never knows if the wind and sleet and snow will be making another appearance or if the tulips will finally start blooming. Spring in DC is incredibly capricious. Because Washingtonians never know what to expect at this time of year, […]

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Handling Unforeseen Health Hurdles

Handling Unforeseen Health Hurdles

by Grace on Dec 19, 2015 0

You’re an avid outdoor runner, regularly hit up the gym, fill your pantry with healthy snacks, and take your vitamins on a daily basis. This means you shouldn’t have any problems with your health, right? We would all love to believe this idea to be true, but unfortunately not all health problems are within our […]

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Autumn Running Gear for Men

Autumn Running Gear for Men

by Brian Contributor on Oct 19, 2015 0

For the first time in months, the AC is off and the heat is on. If you’re anywhere on the East coast, it’s pretty clear that fall is upon us and summer is a thing of the past. It’s time to put away the swimsuits (if you haven’t already) and dig through the closet to find […]

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Running Rehab

Running Rehab

by Dan Hinckley on Jun 17, 2015 0

One of the best (and healthiest) ways to you can rehab an alcohol addiction is by running. There are numerous health benefits to running, but running to work off an addiction can be extra advantageous for your health. Running normally can raise levels of good cholesterol, strengthen lung function, bones, hearts, boost immune systems, and […]

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Five Healthy Post-Run Snacks

Five Healthy Post-Run Snacks

by vffrunner on Jun 08, 2015 0

After a run, it is easy to fall onto the couch with a bag of potato chips instead of taking the time and energy to prepare a well-rounded meal. However, this is the best time to make sure your food is aiding your workout and recovery, not deterring it. Instead of pushing yourself to make […]

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