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Running in the 'Meda: The tempo run

Since last week's topic was interval training, I want to cover another type of faster running, the tempo run.

First of all, it's important to remember that incorporating faster running into a routine is not just for competitive runners. Doing different types of running (like changing speeds) will keep you from getting into a rut. If you do the same kind of running every time, it's likely you'll get bored with it, and your body will get bored with it, too.

Tempo runs are one of the easiest kinds of faster running to do, but many people don't really know how to do it. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: The tempo run

Running in the 'Meda: Exercising while sick

Kids are all finally back in school (except for some college students), so you know what that means, right? Yes: They'll probably start bringing home those exotic cold viruses any day now.


Even if you don't have children, someone you work with or know some other way probably does, so don't worry; you won't miss out.

If you're reading my weekly fitness blog, then you are probably a person who exercises regularly. I'll go ahead and ask that burning question you're going to ask sooner or later of your doctor - er, I mean, your trainer: Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Exercising while sick