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Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

by Terry Orsi on Mar 10, 2016 0

Consistently ranked as the nation’s primary cause of death, heart disease causes a staggering 1 in every 4 deaths. Tallied up, heart disease kills 610,000 people every year and currently shows no signs of stopping. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease, leading to 370,000 deaths annually in the U.S. […]

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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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This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

by Christine Skelly on Feb 20, 2016 0

There’s a seemingly unlimited amount of uses for your smartphone these days. We use phones as an alarm clock, a newspaper, a flashlight, and a camera. Many people track their health and fitness using smartphones and applications. It’s common for people to record how many steps they took in a day or how many stairs […]

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This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

by Emily Gindle on Feb 20, 2016 0

There’s a seemingly unlimited amount of uses for your smartphone these days. We use phones as an alarm clock, a newspaper, a flashlight, and a camera. Many people track their health and fitness using smartphones and applications. It’s common for people to record how many steps they took in a day or how many stairs […]

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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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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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