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  • Running,Running,Running

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    Running,Running,Running It was a windy night, James and Alice were finishing their work when they saw an opening to the woods. As they quickly run to the hole they hear their master screaming at them to come back. The master screamed,”come back before I whip you to death!” Alice and James kept running until they couldn’t hear the voice of their master any more. As they stopped near a tree to catch their breath, Alice asked James why they ran. James replied saying,” because he was treating us

  • Running

    584 Words  | 3 Pages

    Running is very good for humans in many different ways. It is a great way to get exercise, and a great way to meet new people. There are many positives, and some negatives, it is easy, enjoyable and makes humans more social, you can do it at anytime, and it relieves stress rather than give stress. Although there are some negatives with running, there are also many positives. Many people run because of the health reasons. It is good for the heart and lungs and people run in the fresh air. Running

  • Running: Is It Healthy?

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    beings have been running since the beginning of mankind. Then, humans ran for survival. Men and women were forced to run in order to catch their food and to move from place-to-place.. But running has since then evolved into something more than survival. Whether it’s to stay physically fit or for the enjoyment, humans have made running into a common activity. Personally, running is a hobby of mine. I run on a daily basis for both the exercise and the euphoria. However, running has become not only

  • The Benefits of Running

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    activity of running will change one’s life for the better. The positive benefits of participating in running include experiencing a fun activity, many health benefits, a low cost sport, and sponsoring charity organizations. When starting to get into shape many people dread the thought of exercising. While getting in shape anyone can experience fun and fulfillment. The task of getting in shape will change one’s life for the better. When running anyone can experience a good time. “Running does more

  • Running For Glory

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    Running For Glory “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it…” Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited for these motivational words. I have lived by, and allowed these words into my life my freshman year of high school when I decided to run Cross-Country. It was a cold, brisk Saturday morning. We all packed into the big, rusted, old bus, and set off for the race. As we arrived at Kirby Park, I felt a cold chill

  • Medical Aspects of Running and Running-related Injuries

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    Medical Aspects of Running and Running-related Injuries "Runners are the 'healthiest sick people in the world'", according to ultrarunner Jeff Robbins. In an email that I received from him he added, “One of the problems with the ultras is that you are always stressing things to the limits. Therefore problems tend to crop up. Half the fun in this sport is learning to deal with adversity no matter how it comes." Injury is a runner's most dreaded and aggravating obstacle. Sometimes no matter how

  • The Importance Of Running

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    real impact on me with running. Running is an activity that anybody can do and it does not require any learning. To me, running is like a natural drug that you're addicted to and never want to stop doing. Before running I was feeling down and I needed to do something that was going to change me. From the first time how I felt running to where I am at now, running has changed me both physically and mentally. That is why running means everything to me. First of all, running for the first time was

  • Running Training

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    Running Training For the past several years runners all over the world have been trying to figure out and arguing over the simple question: “Is high mileage training better than low mileage, during training season?” Kenyan’s in Africa have been running unbelievable amounts of mileage for years, and tend to always be in the top field in any race over five thousand meters. While Africans have been leading the fields for years, where do the best US runners end up? Not in the lead pack! Perhaps

  • Running Boom of the 1970s

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    What caused the Running Boom of the 1970s? A.Plan of Investigation The Running Boom of the 1970s was when running for sport was fully acceptable and even popular. Before the the 1970s, somebody who was seen running at night by himself with no particular destination was met with suspicion. It was also believed that women could do permanent harm to themselves by running more than one mile. So it makes you wonder what exactly happened to change all this? I plan to investigate this topic by studying

  • Improving The Running Experience

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    An easy way to drop tremendous time and make the entire running experience easier is to improve running form. Culture has a great impact on running form; from African to Mexican tribal runners, to commercialization of strange alternatives to mainstream footwear, culture impacts every one of us. The lower body plays an obvious role in running, with emphasis on the calves, quadriceps and hamstrings. The upper body plays a key role in running as well, although its purpose is not always agreed upon.