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Entries in running (5)


Study: running with music helps times

Today's edition of This Week in the Fitness Industry is about what you can do to improve performance and feel better about yourself.

Here's what we have:

  • Study: running with music improves performance
  • Those who exercise feel better about their physical appearance
  • Don't let fellow members intimidate you
  • Working with trainer better than video, magazine

Check out more on all of these in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Avoid the running rut

It's all about getting out ther, breaking a sweat and get the ol' pumper moving. Any way those who are not getting off the couch, out from behing the desk or out of the car in some way need all the help they can get.

This Week in the Fitness Industry is all here to help. Today we offer a study that shows the worst jobs, as far as obesity rates; way to spice up your run; insight into who belongs to a gym; and a fun way to get involved in swimming.

Read This Week in the Fitness Industry to learn more on all.

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Kick it up a notch – up-tempo songs help during a run

Industry veterans involved in a fat-loss program, ways to improve your running, steps to keep on your workout routine, and fitness trackers are becoming fashion statements. 

Yes, all of this in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

Read on to see more on each.

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Queenax catching on Down Under

I have to admit, we are a little Australian-heavy this week. But it is good news, or a step in the right direction, for the second most-obese country.

This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • Queenax blowing up Down Under
  • New health kiosks
  • Tips for runners in a rut
  • Australians having a change of mind 

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Gyms are important part of 5K training

Many who are getting ready for a 5K may head to the gym to hit the treadmill or elliptical, thinking that mimics running.

What they may not think about is building necessary muscles, like calves, quads and hamstrings, could be as important as cardio work.

But don’t ignore using the cardio machines – if you can’t get outside for a run. 

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • ACE unveils help for exam
  • Wellness programs ROI is making the case
  • Take a workout break during lunch
  • Watch Olympics, get in better shape 
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