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Free 10km running training program

The goal of this 12-week training plan is to get you training and running a 10km race, and most importantly - injury free!  We’ll start with the walk/run method which teaches your body to adapt to running longer distances.  This will allow your muscles to recover which will help to avoid any injuries.   

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Eat more chocolate to be a better runner!

Here at Fitify we are all about maintaining balance.  What better way than eating chocolate and getting a boost out of it!? :)  Believe it or not, runners all over the world are being told that they SHOULD INCREASE their consumption of dark chocolate, all in an effort for them to become better runners as well as giving them a boost to their overall health and wellness. Can you imagine that? Doctors in the United States (and all over the globe) are telling runners to get their hands on more chocolate and enjoy it every day to unlock significant health benefits that also allow them to become a better and more well-rounded runner!  Remember it’s all about moderation. :) Here...

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Four ways to improve your running

If you have been looking for ways to improve your running (regardless of whether you are looking to break personal records or to minimize the risk of injury) you have certainly come to the right place!  Check out all of the inside information we have to offer you below and before you know it you have completely transformed your running.  Each and every one of your running excursions are about to become as effortless and consistent as they can possibly be! Let’s dive right in! Endurance The best thing you’re going to want to do to improve your running is to focus mostly on your endurance and your ability to push past your pain barrier.  The challenge behind improving your...

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Benefits of CrossFit for runners

The explosion in popularity of CrossFit has been nothing short of spectacular.  In 2005, there were only 13 CrossFit gyms located around the world. Today, there are more than 5000 with hundreds and hundreds of new CrossFit gyms opening up all the time.  At the same time, CrossFit has had a tendency to attract a certain kind of fitness enthusiast and athlete – those that are looking to take their athletic abilities to the extreme and those that are willing to work harder than most anyone else to do so. Runners usually are pretty content to stick to their own “running bubble”, but more and more runners are starting to recognize all of the different advantages that cross training with...

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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Triathlons

Health and fitness are important aspects of your life that you should always keep in check. Incorporating appropriate exercise and proper diet into your daily routine will help you achieve optimal functioning not only when you’re at the gym, but also when you perform your everyday activities. But how exactly will you be able to tell if all your hard work is paying off? Easy – challenge yourself.Participating in fitness events like triathlons will give you a better understanding of just how far you’ve come in terms of fitness. And on the off chance that you make it to first place, you get instant bragging rights – who doesn’t want that? Are you a first time triathlon participant? Don’t worry;...

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