An Overview of the New Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS-Enabled Running Watch

The new Garmin Forerunner 10 sports watch was announced this week.  It is a GPS-enabled sports and running watch that is intended to be Garmin’s entry level model.  The price point is cheaper than the rest of their Forerunner range, with the FR10 being billed as an easy to use and flexible wrist watch designed for runners, walkers and joggers. It comes loaded with easily accessible features that will not only improve your running experience but will keep you motivated.

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High Intensity Interval Training – Get Rid of Fat Real Quick

HIIT – which stands for high intensity interval training – is a method of training that is the opposite of steady-pace cardio. It’s far more physically demanding (hence high intensity) and lasts a lot less time. It consists of a series of intervals alternating highly intense activities with periods of rest or less intense activities. I discovered HIIT through a friend a few years ago, and since then I have never gone back to the classic steady-pace cardio workouts.

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Can Sports Massage Improve Your Fitness Level?

As I underwent several months of physical therapy for running injuries at the back end of last year, one of the techniques I benefitted the most from was sports massage. Of course, other treatments were prescribed too, but my problems were not necessarily associated with recent injury. For me, it was the amount of scar tissue from lots of past minor injuries that caused the problems. The best road to recovery was to get ‘hands on’ and work the adhesions away, and smooth out those muscle fibers. A good rub-down might just be what we should all aim for to keep ourselves on the road!

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Omega 3 Sources and Benefits For Health And Optimal Body Composition

As a keen and developing long-distance runner, one of the things I have been experimenting with for the last two months or so has been supplementing my diet with omega-3 fish oil capsules. If you believe the hype, these tablets are a veritable gift from God (or maybe that should be ‘gift from Cod’), boasting a whole array of health benefits. My own reasons for having a go with them were to see how they affect inflammation – in other words, whether fish oil can reduce muscle soreness after long runs – and also to see whether I could achieve extra body fat reduction, as discussed by Matt Fitzgerald in his excellent book ‘Racing Weight’.

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Paleo Q & A: Stressing Over Calories, Tips for Losing Weight and Green Tea

Although I have my own ideas about weight loss and reducing body fat – much of it gleaned from research about other people’s methods – I am always happy to listen to people about their successes in this area. And while I am generally going to be unlikely to become a disciple of any single diet ‘method’ I do believe in the concept of ‘absorbing what is useful’. One of the huge diet crazes at the moment is the Paleolithic Diet – often referred to as simply the Paleo diet. I haven’t researched this thoroughly, although I am probably already using some of its principles. But I’m also doing stuff – and will continue to do so – that is completely against paleo principles.

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