I am 100% guilty of using winter as an excuse to stay warm, inside, and well, unmotivated to work out. It’s the weather, the season, the hot chocolate… you name it.
A question you may often find yourself asking is in terms of speed versus distance, which should you focus on when running? Which one is more effective?
Let’s face it: Getting back into working out isn’t always easy. We want to be able to run miles, stay in the gym a little longer, and keep going to that cool new workout class. We set pretty high goals a little too quickly, sometimes, and I find that putting too much pressure on yourself sometimes only ends up keeping you on the couch.
It seems like everywhere we turn lately, the world is on a “get happy” kick. It’s pretty awesome. Americans are hopping on the mindfulness, meditating, yoga, healthy-eating train, in hopes to increase (or create) happiness in their daily lives.
Many opinions vary on whether it is better to run inside or outside. Outside, you can experience some nice scenery, beautiful weather, and natural wind resistance – well, most of the time.
What I want to address here is what to drink and when to
enhance your workout and make sure that you’ve restored some of the energy lost
post-workout. Whether you are jumping on the treadmill or elliptical for just
an hour a day, or preparing for a marathon, what you put into your body can
either help or hurt you in the long run (no pun intended).
Running is by far one of the best total body workouts you
can engage in. It has been known to prevent disease, relieve stress, boost your
immune system, and of course, aid in weight loss.
We’ve gone over several workouts, but one important factor in your new weight loss and fitness journey is actually the most important factor: food! So from us to you, here is some food for thought… or thoughts on food.
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