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Category Archives: run

“16 in 20” (cardio workout)

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve read about my love for interval running (and more generally, HIIT: high intensity interval training). Interval training, where you frequently change … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Break-full Run

Sometimes when I’m not feeling full of energy, or have come off a leg workout with wobbly legs, I do a “break-full” run. This is exactly as it sounds, a … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fat Blast Running

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve heard me write about interval running (and more generally, HIIT: high intensity interval training) before. Interval training, where you frequently change … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Running outdoors? Use “AAA”

I love outdoor running – it’s not only great for the body but for the mind as well. A great way to see a new city or your own neighborhood, … Continue reading

January 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Evil 5 (25 min advanced sprint run)

This is not a run for the faint of heart, or the beginning runner. But if you’ve been running for a while, have good experience  changing pace on the treadmill … Continue reading

April 14, 2010 · 2 Comments

Quickie fat blast run

Want to burn 250 calories in 22 minutes?* This is my go-to run when I’ve had chocolate or an extra glass of wine the night before. It’s super easy to remember … Continue reading

February 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

The "I hate to run" run

So you already know that running is one of the best ways to blast fat and burn calories, but suppose you just hate to run? Or suppose you are like … Continue reading

January 23, 2010 · Leave a comment