Walking & Running

What the World’s Fittest Vegan Eats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back since. Last September, the ultra-endurance athlete ran 40 miles and swam six miles across the Stockholm Archipelago as part of the Ötillö Swimrun …

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50 Years Ago Women Were NOT Allowed to Run Marathons – Kathrine Switzer Defied Being Kicked Out of the Race

Only 50 years ago, women were barred from running marathons in the U.S. Here’s why, and the story of the woman who broke that barrier in 1967. Only 50 years ago women were told they were too fragile to run marathon distances, which were for male runners only. Some experts claimed that women’s health would …

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Cardio vs. Weights: How Strength and Aerobic Exercises help your Heart, Bones, Brain, and more

Which is better for you — running or pumping iron? Find out how much you know about the best exercise for your body. Cardio is the only exercise that may help prevent heart disease Cardiovascular exercise, also called cardio or aerobic exercise, raises your heart rate and makes you sweat — and that’s great for …

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How Much Water Should You Drink?

You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and that women get 91 ounces, but that includes water from all foods and beverages. Most people get enough hydration unless they’re exposed …

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Hiking and Waling Benefit Heart, Mind and Body

Hiking and Walking Benefit Heart, Mind and Body

Hiking and Walking Benefit Heart, Mind and Body. Striding along a trail boosts your spirits, sharpens your concentration, and gives a good workout. Hiking and walking outdoors have plenty of perks: nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature. Hiking and walking are powerful cardio workouts that can: Lower your risk of …

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