If you ask any runner which they prefer: running on the treadmill vs. running outside, we can pretty much guarantee they’re going to have *feelings* about it. Some running purists can’t stand the monotony of the dreadmill; others can’t find the motivation to pick up the pace without manual controls in front of them and love the accuracy of a structured workout—indoors. [Let RunCoach unleash your full potential with personalized training, expert coaching, and proven results.]Neither group is wrong. Both modalities have their pros and cons, and each can help make you stronger and faster, whether you’re looking to train for a race or just get your cardio workout in. Frankly, you’d do best logging miles inside and outside. Here’s the breakdown of running on the treadmill vs. running outside. Benefits of Running OutsideFor some runners, it’s hard to beat the appeal of lacing up and hitting the road on a gorgeous day (or any day, really). And … [Read more...] about How Effective Is Running on the Treadmill vs. Running Outside?
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Monday, March 18, 2019 by: Zoey Sky Tags: cancer, cancer prevention, cancer risk, cancer survivors, energy levels, exercise, fitness levels, goodcancer, Health and Wellness, high-intensity interval training, HIIT, jogging, men's health, physical activities, self esteem, testicular cancer, tiredness, walking (Natural News) Regular physical activity offers many benefits for your physical and mental health. But according to research, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can also help reduce tiredness and improve the self-esteem of testicular cancer survivors. The study was published in the British Journal of Cancer. Can strenuous exercise address tiredness in testicular cancer survivors? The study findings showed that men who had been treated for testicular cancer and had the lowest fitness levels benefited the most from HIIT, which is a vigorous exercise regime. For the study, the researchers worked with 63 testicular cancer survivors who volunteered … [Read more...] about Testicular cancer survivors report being less tired if they regularly engage in high-intensity interval exercise
(Reuters Health) - Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is a common behavior in modern society with commuting, work and domestic settings that prompt us to sit,” said lead study author Michael Wheeler of Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia. Recent studies have shown that extended sitting during the day can increase blood pressure, which is a key risk factor for heart disease. “Older adults, in particular, can accumulate lots of sitting throughout the day, with upwards of two-thirds of their day devoted to sedentary behaviors,” he told Reuters Health by email. Although both exercise and breaks in sitting can reduce high … [Read more...] about Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure
There is nothing in the world quite like running the Boston Marathon. The demands of the mostly downhill miles early on in the course, combined with the rolling hills that greet you at mile 16, make for a unique challenge that requires endurance, strength, stamina, and a solid strategy. For the last few months leading up to the race, here is a month-by-month guide on how to prepare to run strong from Hopkinton through Boylston Street.JanuarySet yourself up for success by building a strong foundation of hill work, strength training, and flexibility. Include at least one hill workout each week, and begin to sprinkle hills into your long runs.Hill Workouts: After a warmup (and before a cooldown), run five to 10 repeats on a hill that takes you one to two minutes to climb. Choose a gradual incline if you’re fairly new to hills and a slightly steeper one (a 4- to 7-percent grade) if you run hills regularly. Focus on running the hills by effort, to get a sense of how climbing affects … [Read more...] about How to Train for the Boston Marathon