Tag: fitness

Running On Your Period? 3 Takeaways for Balancing Your Menstrual Cycle with Your Marathon Preparation

There’s limited research surrounding the topic of female marathon performance and menstruation. However, there is evidence to suggest that running on your period may actually improve your performance.

The Runner Diaries — Willa Tellekson-Flash

Welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages, paces and GPS coordinates. Get The Runner Diaries delivered to your inbox, here. This week, we have Willa Tellekson-Flash, a 21-year-old runner, writer, and student at New York University. Follow along as she balances her senior

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The Runner Diaries — Mark Kennedy

Inspired by Refinery29’s Money Diaries and The Cut’s Sex Diaries, welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages, paces and GPS coordinates. This week, we have Mark Kennedy of Toronto, Ontario — a 43-year-old businessman, father and leader of Strava’s None to Run

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Breakfast Tacos and 800s in Austin

Like many runners, my favorite way to explore a new city, town, or area is by running through and/or around it. Not only do I feel like I’m able to experience more sights, scenes, trails and roads than I would be able to view from a car window, but I also feel more in tune

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Bootcamp (AKA that time Adam Rosante kicked my ass)

A few months back, I wrote a feature for Blood, Sweat & Cheers about a pay-what-you-can bootcamp in New York City (because not everyone who works out can afford Lululemon tops and SoulCycle spinning classes). The founder of The People’s Bootcamp, Adam Rosante, was great and answered my questions about the class with a turnaround

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Extreme Bootcamp with Lacey Stone

I first got the opportunity to meet Lacey Stone at an EPIC Treadmill event at the Empire State Building a few months ago. To be honest, I had not heard of Lacey before, but the idea of working out in the Empire State Building with a celebrity fitness trainer was an opportunity I couldn’t miss.

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Dance Club or Fitness Studio? The Art of the Trampoline Workout

Through the many perks of my job, I was invited to try out a new fitness class that’s sure to gain some popularity among dance and Zumba enthusiasts. Jumping Lifestyles on Broadway off Canal Street in New York City is a new trampoline studio offering customized workouts using individual “jump stations” (aka, trampolines with pogo

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I’ve never made a New Years Resolution. I’m not really sure why. I’ve never seriously needed to lose weight, or quit something addictive like smoking (the two biggest resolutions on the planet)… but there are definitely things in my life I’ve needed to improve, change, start doing more of, or stop completely. For those who

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