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Posts tagged "half marathon" within Fit Life

Why do I seem to gain weight when I start to train for an endurance race like a half marathon?

By Patricia Schwartz on Friday, November 05, 2010


Gaining weight is troublesome for most people, but especially for athletes who engage in a substantial amount of exercise to improve their sports performance or fitness enthusiasts who are using exercise as a strategy for losing weight. Let's discuss several possible explanations for this seemingly paradoxical situation.




How do I train for a half marathon?

By Marion Webb on Tuesday, February 02, 2010


There really is no ‘one’ best way to train for a half marathon, because a lot of your training will depend on multiple variables: Time to train, your running background (novice vs. experienced runner), current fitness level and mileage, willingness to commit to a training plan, and ability to learn to listen to your body.