Training for a Half Marathon

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The Best Running Watches for Women
When buying running watches for women, the available choices are seemingly endless. New brands of running watches are introduced to the market rather frequently and it might be an uphill task to decide on the best running watch. Fortunately, most companies have stood the test of time with exceptional reputations,... Read more
Training for a Half Marathon on a Treadmill
Many runners spend part of their half marathon training on treadmills for a variety of reasons. Training in the winter can often mean sub-zero temperatures and icy roads. Rather than risk frostbite or an injury from slipping on ice, many runners will choose to spend many of their winter training... Read more
7 Great GPS Watches for Running
Owning a running watch is the next best thing to having a personal coach. Runners’ watches that are GPS enabled go the extra mile by giving you the ability to track a number of vital statistics, including distance ran and pace. For outdoor runs, a GPS enabled watch is an... Read more
Top 5 Garmin Running Watches
Garmin watches are popular among sport enthusiasts for the many benefits they provide their wearers. Garmin watches are tailored to specific outdoor activities, such as running, skiing, swimming, cycling, and golf. Each watch has a variety of features that will help track and improve performance for that specific sport. In... Read more
Top 5 Timex Running Watches
Timex Corporation is a long-standing and established maker of quality time pieces, including sport watches. Timex hired top professional athletes to design a watch made for athletes. What resulted was the iconic Timex Ironman watch. The Ironman watch quickly became the best-selling sport watch in the 1990s and Timex continues... Read more
Half Marathon Training Plan for Beginners
Running a half marathon may be the perfect next goal. Running 13.1 miles is a distance that requires hard work and earns respect, but doesn’t wear you out like a marathon can.  Half marathon participation has been quickly rising over the years and more half marathons are taking place than... Read more
Best Running Watches with GPS
Many runners trying to improve their performance will wear a running watch during their runs.  Having a watch specifically designed for running provides many benefits, namely allowing runners the ability to check their performance during and after a run. One of the features most runners want in their watches is... Read more
Do’s and Don’ts for Running a Half Marathon
People run the half marathon for different reasons, some of which include to see what it feels like to train for and run an enduring event, prepare for a full marathon, while some eventually want to run a marathon but want to try a shorter distance fast. Whatever your reason... Read more
Half Marathon Speed Workouts
A half marathon is a physically and mentally demanding race that requires a great deal of training to build up speed and endurance. It is a commonly known fact that beginners of long races are not focused on speed but rather on completing the race. Therefore, it’s mostly about building... Read more
Treadmill Training for a Half Marathon
Training to run a half marathon is a very exciting time. During your training you will not only be pushing yourself physically but you will also be pushing yourself mentally. Many people who train for the half marathon come out of it tougher than before they went into it. Typically,... Read more