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Dash for the Beads and the Bones

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Jan 28, 2016 11:32:13 AM

Benefits of Exercising with Your Dog

My fastest 5k time is 27:30. My slowest 5k time is 50:45. That was just a few weeks ago. I wasn’t injured. I was “jogging” with my dog.

You may be thinking, “Why would your dog slow you down that much? Is she old?” Nope – Maddie is only three years old. But she’s not a golden retriever, black lab or a Border Collie. Maddie is a Shih Tzu. That’s right, even little lap dogs are great exercise buddies. Every time I see a race that’s dog friendly, I rush to sign us up.

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Topics: Events, Fitness

For the Love of Running

Posted by Craig Premo on Jan 26, 2016 8:27:19 AM

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Run with Heart is right around the corner, on Saturday, Jan. 30, and you still have time to join the fun! Choose from a chip-timed half marathon or 5K or a 1-mile fun run/walk. Wondering how to prepare? Check out what these three do to get ready.

What are your favorite training tips for preparing for a 5K or half marathon?

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Topics: Events, Fitness

Insider Tips to Run Your Best Full or Half Marathon

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Nov 20, 2015 9:57:34 AM

The countdown is on. The Dallas Marathon and Half Marathon are just about a month away. If you’re on a training schedule, you’re about to take on your longest runs, then start tapering down to shorter runs.

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Topics: Events, Fitness

Countdown to Thanksgiving Part 1: Eat Right!

Posted by Caroline Susie on Nov 12, 2015 4:15:00 PM

You know when Starbucks busts out those red cups that the holidays are just around the corner. Before you get lost in all the hustle and bustle, take the time now to make yourself a priority. There are no holiday parties or events to commit to at the moment, so while your calendar is clear, make the most of it!

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Topics: Wellness, Fitness

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