Melanie Lopes

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Print It: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

A 10-K training schedule meant for newer runners or those running their first 10-K<p>At 6.2 miles, the 10-K is just long enough to be a training-worthy challenge—and if you haven’t raced the distance before, you’ll notch an instant personal best.<p>This training plan from Kim Maxwell, a running coach …

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3 Steps to Become a Runner

Running is one of the most efficient, accessible workouts—and hitting the road could be your key to scoring a healthy heart and lean body. Here's how to get started<p>If you're thinking you want to start running, just know you'll be in good company—and a lot of it. It's arguably the most popular form …

Pilates in the Pool

Perform these 5 moves the next time you go for a swim<p><b>WHY THE POOL?</b> It lets you move in three dimensions instead of two, explains Rebecca Pfeiffer, M.P.H., a certified Pilates instructor and Poolates creator. "This gives your core and waist a deeper workout than you get on land," Pfeiffer says. …

The Super-Charged Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe of Your Dreams

Muffins aren't usually on the "healthy" list, but who can resist them? Especially when they have the words "chocolate" and "chip" in their titles? I cannot.<p>So I was really excited when I stumbled on Baking Backwards, a yummy blog by Danielle Dewar—because it just so happens that she posted a …

30-Day Abs Challenge

Flat abs are made in the gym — AND the kitchen. Use our 30 day ab challenge and eating strategies to get a flatter stomach in 30 days!<p>Follow this 30 day ab challenge to whittle your middle!<p>Day 1. <b>Training Tip:</b> Put Your Core FirstIf flat abs are important to you, promote them to the top of your …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

Healthy Snacks That Taste Like Dessert

These treats will have both your sweet tooth and your waistline saying, “Woohoo!”<p>The No-Bake Brownie<p>The Nutritional Powerhouse for When You Feel Like …

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