Instructables: exploring - health - running http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:32:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Prepare for Your First Run http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-for-Your-First-Run/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:37:09 PDT
The ULTIMATE Guide to Lose Weight & Build Muscle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-become-fit-loose-weight-and-increase-stren/
The ULTIMATE Guide to Lose Weight & Build Muscle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/Q1GD/GQB4X7M3/FFCQ1GDGQB4X7M3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/Q1GD/GQB4X7M3/FFCQ1GDGQB4X7M3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/Q1GD/GQB4X7M3/FFCQ1GDGQB4X7M3.SMALL.jpg BeFit First of all know your motivations, why would I want to be fit? There are several reasons: Feel good (physically and mentally) Look good Lose fat Have more strength and power Do something fun Increase your sport performance Increase your muscle mass Increase your longevity and life quality Other/pe...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:04:53 PDT
Running Chariot Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-Chariot-Trainer/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 16:16:55 PDT
$4 Handheld Muscle Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Handheld-Muscle-Roller/
$4 Handheld Muscle Roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/OQ77/GLL4ZTKU/FR7OQ77GLL4ZTKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/OQ77/GLL4ZTKU/FR7OQ77GLL4ZTKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/OQ77/GLL4ZTKU/FR7OQ77GLL4ZTKU.SMALL.jpg Marigaux I recently ran a half marathon that required participants to pick up their packet and bib number at an expo where various vendors were selling wares/giving out free samples/etc. My fellow runner who I was attending with was drawn into buying a handheld version of every runner's favorite post race th...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:12:40 PDT
Cheap(er) "barefoot" running shoes in under 30 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-barefoot-running-shoes-in-under-30-sec/
Cheap(er) "barefoot" running shoes in under 30 seconds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3M2W/GDVZOCZW/FGI3M2WGDVZOCZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3M2W/GDVZOCZW/FGI3M2WGDVZOCZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3M2W/GDVZOCZW/FGI3M2WGDVZOCZW.SMALL.jpg crazyndhed03 If you are reading this, then you are probably familiar with the barefoot running movement.  Currently, there are not many options when it comes to barefoot-style running shoes/sandals.  You can make your own, but I personally did not enjoy the "roman" look when running down the trail.  Plus, I was ...
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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 07:42:02 PDT
$2 Running Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Running-Shoes/
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 19:49:56 PDT
Create Your Own Nike+ (Nike Plus) Sensor Hole In Your Running Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Nike-Nike-Plus-Sensor-Hole-In-Y/
Create Your Own Nike+ (Nike Plus) Sensor Hole In Your Running Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/9N0D/FYTD4JIQ/F0Q9N0DFYTD4JIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/9N0D/FYTD4JIQ/F0Q9N0DFYTD4JIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/9N0D/FYTD4JIQ/F0Q9N0DFYTD4JIQ.SMALL.jpg Wally_J NOTE: The instructions are included with each picture. To see all the pictures (and see all of the steps) you MUST register for a FREE account on this site. Once logged in you can click on each picture for a larger version with instructions.)There are many options out there for using NON-Nike+ shoes...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 19:37:14 PDT
Biomechanics Head to Toe for Runners http://www.instructables.com/id/Biomechanics-Head-to-Toe-for-Runners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H5GE/FS8O2016/FHQH5GEFS8O2016.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H5GE/FS8O2016/FHQH5GEFS8O2016.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H5GE/FS8O2016/FHQH5GEFS8O2016.SMALL.jpg Active.com Six-Time Ironman Champion Dave Scott teaches proper biomechanics for endurance runners. Active.com is the leading online community for people who want to discover, learn about, share, register for and ultimately participate in activities about which they are passionate. Millions of active individual...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:16:42 PDT
Proper Form for Uphill & Downhill Running http://www.instructables.com/id/Proper-Form-for-Uphill-amp-Downhill-Running/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/UKXG/FS8O200S/FJEUKXGFS8O200S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/UKXG/FS8O200S/FJEUKXGFS8O200S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/UKXG/FS8O200S/FJEUKXGFS8O200S.SMALL.jpg Active.com Learn how to perfect your running form on hills. To help participants prepare for their sports activities, Active.com also offers a range of online training tools and plans from fitness coaches and world renowned athletes.
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 21:07:27 PDT
Top Six Tips for Racing http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-Six-Tips-for-Racing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/841Y/FS8O202E/F3N841YFS8O202E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/841Y/FS8O202E/F3N841YFS8O202E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/841Y/FS8O202E/F3N841YFS8O202E.SMALL.jpg Active.com Get ready for race day with these nutritional guidelines. Active.com's thriving online community features original content and lively message boards with thousands of topics of interest to active individuals. Additionally, members can create personal profiles, share videos, post comments, ratings an...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 11:15:57 PDT
How to Stretch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stretch-1/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2008 19:53:54 PDT
1,000 Steps Project - Map your own walking paths using Google Earth! http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-Steps-Project---Map-your-own-walking-paths-u/
1,000 Steps Project - Map your own walking paths using Google Earth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SPA/F9N2DYPC/FAG6SPAF9N2DYPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SPA/F9N2DYPC/FAG6SPAF9N2DYPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/6SPA/F9N2DYPC/FAG6SPAF9N2DYPC.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This is a project that I worked on in my sports psychology class this semester. The class was split up into groups and given pedometers, which we would use at various sites in Louisville to make interesting walking paths. We would then map the paths on Google Earth and try to make them as easy to un...
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