GymPact: Get Paid to Work Out

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Staying motivated is one of the biggest hurdles people face when it comes to working out, especially for those who are just beginning an exercise program. As someone who has been a (fairly) consistent runner for almost two years now, even I struggle to get myself out of the door. A training schedule for an upcoming race definitely helps motivate … Read More

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Zombies, Run! Follow-Up and FAQ

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It has now been a little over a month since the release of Zombies, Run! for iOS and I wanted to follow-up on my initial review to offer a few more insights, as well as address some FAQs I’ve compiled. Overall, I would say that my feelings towards Zombies, Run! have not changed in the past month. While I don’t use … Read More

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Zombies, Run! Available Today for iOS

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Yesterday, I survived a helicopter crash, escaped from two zombie mobs, and searched an abandoned hospital for vital supplies to help the survivor’s colony–all during my run! In case you’re curious what the heck I’m talking about, this is all thanks to Zombies, Run!, “an ultra-immersive running game and audio adventure for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android” created by London-based … Read More

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Kinect + Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012

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Every runner worth her (or his) shoes knows that cross training is an important part of a training program. In addition to adding some variety to your running routine, cross training helps to balance your muscle development, maintain or increase your overall cardiovascular fitness and can even decrease your chance of suffering an injury. Steven and I, unfortunately, have been … Read More

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Nike + iPod vs. Nike+ GPS

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[UPDATE]: To view the most recent Nike+ GPS (now Nike+ Running) app features, check out our post that includes our thoughts on the update and in-app photos! Note that many of the differences between the sensor system and the GPS-based app remain the same as those described in this post. Now there’s just even more features included with the GPS … Read More

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