Seeing someone zip past you on their morning jog, standing on the sidelines of a marathon, or even waking up early to a beautiful day can be enough to consider putting your running shoes on. But what if you don’t have them? Being a first-time runner takes commitment and patience, and it’s hard to know where to start. Plenty of first-timers have the same questions, and even some more experienced runners aren’t so sure of running’s best practices. One question appears especially frequently in the running community: “should I be running outside or on a treadmill?” The answer isn’t one size fits all. There are benefits and disadvantages to both, but understanding the differences is the key to discovering what’s best for your body. Treadmill If you’ve ever been to a gym, you’ve probably tried a treadmill. They’re one of the most popular pieces of cardio equipment, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission … [Read more...] about Treadmill vs. outdoor running…which is more effective?
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Matt Pyatt at the London Marathon. Picture: Matt Pyatt Archant Matt Pyatt knew something had to change. Matt Pyatt rediscovered running and hasn't looked back. Picture: Matt PyattA nine-hour drinking binge had ended up in a trip to A&E after a fall, which injured his shoulder. The rehabilitation work led to Matt joining a gym and he finally resolved to lead a healthier lifestyle and put his life back together.Being a keen runner at Downham Market High School for many years Matt then went down a different path – one that involved drinking plenty of beer and watching lots of football.It had seen him pile on the pounds for a number of years to a stage where he started not to recognise himself any more.Matt Pyatt in actionBut in A&E that night it was the start of a new life for Matt, that of a runner… and a very good one at that.“I was overweight and I was probably drinking 50 pints a week at the time,” said Matt, now recognised as one of Norfolk's finest … [Read more...] about How running turned Matt Pyatt’s life around and why he’ll always be a Renegade
By Alyssa Pereira, SFGATE Updated 12:38 pm PDT, Monday, April 8, 2019 A car drove through the wall at a gym in Culver City on March 29. A car drove through the wall at a gym in Culver City on March 29. Photo: Culver City Fire Photo: Culver City Fire Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 A car drove through the wall at a gym in Culver City on March 29. A car drove through the wall at a gym in Culver City on March 29. Photo: Culver City Fire Video catches car crashing into Calif. gym wall, knocking man off treadmill 1 / 3 Back to Gallery A man warming up on a treadmill for a group fitness class wound up feeling lucky to be alive when a car crashed through the wall of his Culver … [Read more...] about Video catches car crashing into Calif. gym wall, knocking man off treadmill
The Associated Press Published 3:03 PM EDT Apr 7, 2019 Mount Clemens – The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to review the life sentence of a man who was a teenager when he kidnapped a customer from a sandwich shop in a notorious Detroit-area homicide. Ihab Masalmani twice has been sentenced to the same life term for murder. According to authorities, Masalmani and Robert Taylor — who also is serving a life term — carjacked 21-year-old Matthew Landry outside a Quizno’s restaurant in Eastpointe in broad daylight. They then led Landry to a Detroit drug house, purchased crack and cocaine with Landry’s money, tortured him and murdered him. Landry’s body was later found in a burned-out Detroit house. Masalmani went on a violent crime spree in Landry’s car before being caught by police three days later, according to authorities. Masalmani was 17 at the time. Teens no longer can be given automatic no-parole sentences. Judges must consider many … [Read more...] about Life term up for review in Eastpointe kidnapping, torture slaying
Logan Smith leads from the front at the Norfolk Cross Country Championships. Picture: Logan Smith Archant City of Norwich AC runner Logan Smith is hoping to make 2019 his breakthrough year. Here he talks through a typical week’s worth of training The elite training group at CoNAC. Picture: Logan SmithLogan Smith is tipped for a big future in the sport along with the other athletes who train with James Senior’s elite group.The 20-year-old is looking to make 2019 a breakthrough year and here the former Reepham High School student talks through a typical training week whilst also holding down a job at The Wiveton Bell in North Norfolk.Monday - 8.5 mi(miles)@ 7.10 min per mileLogan Smith out in front at the Norfolk Cross Country Championships. Picture: Logan SmithIf I’m not doing a session then I like to keep my easy runs easy. So I don’t tend to go much below 7 minutes per mile on these runs. I’m not looking to make any major gain from these runs apart from … [Read more...] about A week in the life of City of Norwich AC rising star Logan Smith