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How to Walk a Half Marathon After Knee Surgery

Is there a “best” way to train for walking a half marathon after knee surgery? Elliptical or treadmill? Indoors or out? Strength train or cardio? All these either/ or choices. When you are a twin, the best choice is the one that will help you beat your sister.

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I Am Awesome: You Can’t Fake Awesome

It’s really hard to say why I trained and then walked a half marathon, because I don’t truly know. What I DO know is that I had foot surgery in July, and walked (and finished) 13.1 miles in October. With proper and safe training and determination, it is possible to chase and catch a challenge dream. I am awesome, what can I say?

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Stumbling Blocks are not Walls: Setting New Fitness Challenges After Surgery

On July 20 I had foot surgery. Now I am in training to walk a half- marathon in mid-October. Am I realistic, foolish, too old or a role model for women who want to be active? Can the mind and the matter cooperate on this adventure?

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Your Fitness Bucket List

Why do you exercise? On those days you have to talk yourself into getting your sweat on, what motivates you to work out? Why not create a Fitness Bucket List? We did, and discovered ….

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Running a Half Marathon: Hydration Belt or Water Stations? Gels or Sports Drink?

Running experts know that when it comes to answering questions about half marathons and long distance running, Fun and Fit are no running experts. So we chased some down to help answer Amy’s question about hydration and proper training for race day. Since Amy is from Hershey, PA, chocolate milk had to come into the discussion. Does it also help runners?

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Training for a Half Marathon – Elliptical or Treadmill?

When training for a half marathon, is it better to go on the treadmill or elliptical? And what do you do for the other half of the marathon? Is there a “best” way to train for running? Click on the title to discover 101 running secrets (or 3).

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