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"Quality counts if you want to stay fast. Don't do all your workouts in the comfort zone." -Ken Sparks, Ph.D., Top Masters Marathoner


"The reality is that physical activity constantly competes with everything else we do..." -Michelle L. Segar, Ph.D., Associate Director of Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls at the University of Michigan

"Exercising on a regular basis may thus act as a cognitive enhancer promoting creativity in inexpensive and healthy ways." study researcher Lorenza Colzato, a cognitive psychology at Leiden University in the Netherlands

Increasing your cadence is one of the easiest ways to improve running form. Perform a quick inventory of how often your foot hits the ground (your cadence) by counting the number of strides on one foot for one minute. If you count fewer strides than 88, you’re not striding quickly enough.