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Frog Yoga Pose

Peaking (Sharpening) Peaking consists of any of a number of different training methods, which are all performed at race pace or faster for varying lengths of time. The most common …

Yoga Poses Videos

After 15 years as a self-coached runner I have learned this truth: To be coach/ manager/runner on your own one-person running team is to invite disaster. Sadly I suspect that …

Exercise Video For Pregnancy

DECIDE WHETHER YOU NEED MEDICAL CLEARANCE A question that inevitably arises is whether persons taking up exercise in middle age should have exhaustive medical evaluations before they start. Ideally the …

Suicide Run Exercise

Pattern. Our kids run two workouts that I consider fairly hard, on Tuesday And Saturday. On Thursday they might do a little quality work, but it’s short and not very …

Fastest Weight Loss Tips

To my knowledge, the first author to point this out was Prokop (1963-1964), who noted that there are two types of athletes: the “short-swing” and the “long-swing” types. Short-swing athletes …

Yoga Poses For Older Adults

CHOOSE APPROPRIATE RUNNING SHOES Once you have the go-ahead to start running, the next step is to choose an appropriate pair of running shoes. This is easier said than done. …

Kegel Exercises During Pregnancy

Stimulus Control This involves the use of stimuli or prompts that encourage exercise. Examples of such stimuli are laying out running clothing the night before a planned run, wearing exercise …

Ab Exercises Post Pregnancy

But occasionally there are self-coached runners who can identify, interpret, and correct their own errors. Among the first was the remarkable Arthur “Greatheart” Newton, whose competitive career spanned 13 years, …

Itsy Bitsy Yoga Poses

APPLYING NEWTON’S RULES Newton’s rules accurately describe most of the major errors that runners make when they first start training or racing or when they become proficient racers and are …

Yoga Poses For Hip Pain

ANALYZE YOUR LEVELS OF MOTIVATION AND PERSONAL DISCIPLINE At least in the beginning, running is neither easy nor enjoyable. You need great motivation and personal discipline to survive the first …

Yoga Poses For Seniors

The Midsole The midsole is the real heart of the shoe and is the feature of the shoe that I always notice first. The most important feature of the midsole …

Frog Yoga Pose Statue

The Second Additional Rule of Training: Incorporate Base Training and Peaking This rule implies that peak racing performance occurs only when a period of high-intensity, low-volume training (peaking) follows a …

Learn Yoga Poses

Train First for Distance (Only Later for Speed) The wisdom in Newton’s idea that one should train at 20 to 25% below racing speed is borne out by the training …

Names Of Yoga Poses

But his return to competitive running 12 years later was instigated by various governmental actions and omissions that caused Newton to suffer serious financial losses and ultimately led to his …

Yoga Beginners Poses

The principal item is walking. Get out for a sixteen-mile walk three or four times a week, and walk at a four-and-a-half-miles-an-hour pace. On the other days, go eight …