Tag Archives: Running

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Balancing Asthma and Cardio Like a Pro

Asthma is a real pain the lungs, especially when it comes to working out. Any form of cardio, particularly running, can be incredibly difficult, painful, and potentially dangerous. Having to deal with such a physically-hindering issue is not only frustrating, but also takes away the motivation to live a healthy lifestyle. As everyone starts working […]

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The Ultimate Hard Workout Playlist

Do you need a pick-me-up during a hard workout? Try playing one of the following songs when you feel tired or discouraged. The combination of a positive mental attitude and pumping music is an equation for an empowering day. The Greatest- Sia ft. Kendrick Lamar Run the World- Beyonce Can’t Stop the Feeling- Justin Timberlake […]

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The Best High is a Runner’s High

At some point in life, the truth must be told. Well, here it is: I love getting high. Don’t worry, Grandma, the drug ring I am a part of is home to a great group of people. Truthfully, I’m fairly confident you would adore them, and I’m willing to bet that you would make them […]

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Why Miami Swim Week is Not Fit to Lead

Miami Swim Week just ended, and all the fashion mags are reporting on the styles that rocked the runway.  Teeny weeny models – teeny weeny bikinis.  We say, don’t let that get inside your head when you take your own beautiful body to the beach, because:  While shopping for new bikinis this summer, every model […]

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Girl’s Got Sole! Welcome To The Fit List, Ashley Wiles

We are so happy to have connected with the amazing Ashley Wiles.  Recognized by Brooks as the “Most Inspiring Coach of The Year,” Ashley is changing the lives of tween girls, helping them find body positivity and confidence through Sole Girls: What inspired you to start Sole Girls? Sole Girls was inspired by my own […]

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How to Improve Your Runs

With almost every process, getting started is the hardest part. Running, of course, is a process–a day’s run is a process and building up a routine is a process. Once you’ve made running a permanent part of your schedule, though, you’ve certainly tackled the most difficult obstacle. Now, you’re looking for some easy ways to improve […]

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It’s Time to Start Loving Yourself, OK?

For my very first article here on SFTL, I wanted to write about something important. Something I not only believe in, but also understand – truly, wholeheartedly relate to. And to discover this meaning, I had to tap into what it was about SFTL that made me so desperately want to join the team. The fight […]

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Ramp up your Running!

As an avid runner, I am always striving to improve my performance. There are so many easy tricks you can try to improve your next run! Just be sure to stay safe in the heat this summer – wear sunscreen, light clothing and carry a water bottle with you if you can! 1. Strength train! […]

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So, You’re Training for a Race

Congratulations — you’ve decided to join the runner’s world and sign up for your first race! This is a huge milestone in your running career and you should be proud of yourself for signing up — races are expensive, so there’s no backing out now. Starting out, it seems like a pretty simple concept — […]

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5 Lessons Learned in a Runner’s World

When many people think of running, or any type of cardio for that matter, their minds immediately go to the sweat and the exhaustion that comes along with it. But what many people fail to realize is that running is more than just a weight loss tool or form of exercise. Running is way of […]

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9 Things That Happen When You Become A Runner

My running career started when I was in 6th grade and joined the school track team. I fell in love with the endorphin high that running gave me, as well as the feeling of accomplishment and pride upon finishing a race. I continued to run when my track days were over, and have been hooked […]

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Get Strong Get Confident

Have you ever thought about the connection between how strong your body is and the strength of your mind?  At SFTL, we think about it a lot.  Here are two different points of view on the benefits that fitness can have on your entire life: Ximena’s Story It all started in math class when my […]