What Foods To Eat Prior To A Long Race

If you’re preparing for a marathon, there are a number of foods you should consume to help you maintain your energy. Many of these health foods can also protect your muscles during a race to help prevent injury. Here are some snacks you should include on your menu to help you do your best in your race.

Fruits to Boost Immunity

Eating lots of fruits will help to enhance your immune system, so you can run in a variety of Read the rest of this entry »

Body Mass Index And Running For Weight Loss

Running is a great way to lose unwanted pounds and get in shape. Aerobic activities such as running, swimming and biking elevate your heart rate and burns calories. It is important to wear good running shoes to avoid injuries. Choose a running track such as the local high school for the best results. You can also buy a treadmill to use when the weather is bad. Always warm up your muscles before running. This will prevent injuring muscle tendons and ligaments. Running for weight loss will work faster if you combine it Read the rest of this entry »

Should Children Participate In Distance Running?

When your children are learning about all of the different activities in which they may participate, they might want to know if they can sign up for some distance running. As a parent, you are wondering if this activity is appropriate for your child. First, you need to make an appointment with his or her doctor. Some conditions, asthma for example, might prevent your child from participating or may necessitate some special considerations.

You also need to take your child’s age into account when making this decision.You can find a quick rundown August 2013

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