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Encouragement for Improving Health from the Uniontown Area YMCA

Attempting a Half Marathon

by Gina Shell Now that winter weather is behind us, it’s time to start looking for the races, an that may include a half marathon. Maybe you have completed 5k’s, and maybe even a 10k. If so, let’s add some new challenge, and go for the half marathon. This distance is...

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The Best The Only

by Pam George ACE CPT “It’s the best and the only one you need.” We hear this all the time. The infomercials are everywhere. Salespeople will tell you their product is the only one you need to achieve the desired results. When it comes to fitness or getting in shape,...

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The purpose of the hill……

by Gina Shell If you are wondering how you can increase your intensity, try running hills.  Some runners will sprint up hills for speed work.  Others will choose a hilly course to train.  I know when members of my running group were training for a marathon, the long...

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Drink for survival……

by Gina Shell Drinking is a necessity for survival. When running in warm weather, you sweat. You also sweat in cold weather, especially if you are overdressed for the run. Regardless of the weather, too much sweating can and will cause dehydration. Your body...

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Training Intensity

by Pam George ACE CPT How much intensity do you really need to achieve a training effect? Intensity: The quality or state of being, extreme degree of strength, force, energy, or feeling (Merriam-Webster) Do you judge a workout or and instructor by how brutally hard...

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