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Running really can keep you young, study says

Medical Press, November 20, 2014
If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise expend about the same amount of energy walking as a typical 20-year-old.

The Pros and Cons of Using a Treadmill

By Dr. Mercola

The treadmill is still one of the more popular pieces of exercise equipment, but while it has some appealing characteristics, it's important to realize that you may be forgoing many important health benefits of exercise if all you're doing is walking or jogging on a treadmill.

How to relieve runner's toe using everyday items

By Barker: (NaturalNews) As any serious prepper knows, survival knowledge is just as important as having an extensive stockpile of necessities when the SHTF.

Mobility is also a key consideration, and anything that might slow you down when it's time to make a move could mean the difference between life and death.

So it's crucial to be ready to deal with any difficulties that might arise when you, your family or any group of people are traveling on foot together during a crisis situation.

Drop dead: Marathons can be bad for your heart


Marathon running is usually thought to be one of the healthiest activities that athletes participate in but there are too many cases where runners in a marathon die from cardiac problems before or just after finishing the race. The heart, like any muscle, needs to be exercised and taken care of to make sure it is operating at the best level for the individual involved. However, if it is made to work too hard the resulting stress can cause it to fail or beat improperly, causing irreparable damage and in some cases quick death.