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  • Long Distance Running Advantages

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    The Benefits of Long Distance Running Health professionals and the general public have thoroughly researched and discussed the advantages and disadvantages of long distance marathon running; the physical and mental benefits make it apparent that long distance marathon running is overall an activity that supports a healthy lifestyle. Nathan Critchfield Mrs. Voigt Senior Project Research Paper October 20, 2017 When considering the topic of health benefits and the risks of

  • Informative Speech On Running

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    Running Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the benefits of running and the different opportunities for running races. Central Idea: Running is a positive way to better health, and there are many opportunities to run in races. Introduction I. What do this racing bib, this medal, and this racing spike have in common? II. They all have something to do with competitive running. III. I am credible on this subject because I have been running races since sixth grade, and I have run a multitude

  • Essay about Personal Narrative: My Life in Rollerblades

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    rollerblade marathon. The schedule would increase my distance from the amount I was presently blading up to the distance I needed to finish the marathon. My marathon training was extremely exciting. I watched my own body change during the training, not so much in weight, but in shape. I lost fat that I didn't know I had, including two inches around the waist, and I gained muscle tone. My resting pulse rate decreased to 48 bpm, and my body fat fell to 11 percent. I completed the rollerblade marathon, convinced

  • Persuasive Essay On The Benefits Of Staying Healthy

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    Staying Healthy Doing anything new to your body runs (get it?) the risk of energy. But do not let that discourage you, even if you never complete a marathon, training for it has enormous benefits for your health and if done right, can be a great way to achieve a healthy life style. Of course though, you want to stay healthy. While nothing you do will 100% protect you from injury, there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk. First, avoid doing too much too soon. If you have never ran more

  • Long-Distance Races throughout Time

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    Some characteristics that are essential are natural and God gifted such as length of the legs and stamina to some extent (Roecker, et al.). Other abilities can be trained and developed to enhance the skill of running long distances and competing in marathons competitions worldwide. People who master the tactics and techniques to run long distances enjoy throughout the course of running and can have a wonderful refreshing experience (Schrauwen, et al.). The first step to convert the experience from hectic

  • Personal Narrative: A Career As A Surgical Technologist

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    sweet, I decided to write this article about my experience running the marathon and how in my opinion, it metaphorically correlates the beginning and the diurnal responsibility of my profession as a Surgical Technologist. On March 19, I ran my 3rd Los Angeles marathon- a running event that is becoming an annual affair that me and my wife participates, which started 3 years ago when she signed me up to run my first marathon exactly one month before the event (she did her first the year prior).

  • Run, Henry, Run !

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    people have a bucket list, whether it is physically written down or present in the back of their minds. When I was twelve years old, I did something crazy. I ran a half marathon race alongside my Dad after many months of training. After that experience, I was hooked on running. I started working on my bucket list and I ran a full marathon all on my own when I was fifteen. The rigorous training was worth the glory of finishing, and I decided right then and there that I would never let my age define where

  • My Mom Is My Greatest Influence College Essay

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    My Mother Is My Greatest Influence in My Life I’ve learned through the eyes of my mother that life isn’t easy. My mother has come a long way after losing her mother at a very young age and growing up with her father and grandmother and five siblings, one being a twin. My mom’s dad had to make sacrifices while raising my mom and her siblings; it wasn’t easy growing up without her mother, my mom put herself through college with the help of her dad. My mom has a successful career and is married and

  • The Basics Of Running And Its Benefits

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    Research Paper Topic: Running Learning about the basics of running and its benefits could positively impact your life. Running is a fairly common task that many of us learn at a young age. We practice running after we master walking as babies or toddlers, chase or get chased by our siblings or enjoy it on the school playground during recess. Then we progress to P.E. class, track and field days or cross country meets. Whether running is a sport we pursue in school or not, it can be a learned fact

  • Interview Reflection : Introduction To Self-Directed Learning

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    best friends from high school. He was chosen since he had just finished running a Marathon a couple of months back. This intrigued me since as far back as I can remember, when we played high school football together, he hated to run. I wanted to know what was the reason behind a person not wanting to run at all back then and now all of sudden running 26.2 miles. I started by asking him why he chose running a marathon as the learning activity? The activity was chosen as part of the bucket list he