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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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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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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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Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

by Kat on May 21, 2015 0

This blog post is courtesy of Maddie O’Laire, owner of Smart Source Seafood — Wild Alaska Salmon Direct from the Fisherman to Your Freezer! Salmon can play an important role in maintaining total body wellness and can help with energy levels and post-workout recovery.   We’ve been running quite a bit more than we usually […]

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3 Surprising Ways to Fit in Fitness

3 Surprising Ways to Fit in Fitness

by Brian Contributor on Apr 24, 2015 1

Not everyone has time to get to the gym, but there are a number of ways you can fit fitness into your day-to-day life where you’ll barely realize you’re reaping wellness benefits. Volunteer to Help a Friend Move For most of us, helping a friend move rates somewhere between going to the dentist, and doing […]

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Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

by Kat on Jan 29, 2015 0

Workplace wellness is a trend that many employers claim to support, but when it comes down to day-to-day implementation, it’s hard to get a program off the ground. That’s why it’s so important for companies to practice what they preach and implement wellness policies from the top down. If HR allows casual work attire because […]

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