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  • Personal Statement Essay

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    good future in “Green” Technologies. Within this company I would hold managerial position. While being able to balance a successful career with being a successful father to my children. My major personal goal would be to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Currently I

  • Conquering Endurance Running: Minimizing Risk and Running Injury Free

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    distance. Elite runners complete the marathon course in just over 2 hours, while the average runner completes it in about 4.5 hours. It’s difficult to comprehend how someone could run, consistently, for 4.5 hours.The actual marathon is simply a formality as the journey starts the day training begins. The outcome, the day of the marathon, is dependent on how successful the training program was executed. Long distance runners are the

  • History Of Running And Its Growth

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    History of Running and its Growth Instinct is what is ingrained in our systems, how our ancestors survived, and why humans compete today. Running, a sport of strength and fitness, can be described as what makes humans, well, human. For this reason the history of running throughout civilization brings our true nature into light. The “introduction of running…as a means of survival” gave us “exceptional endurance”(History of Running,”n.d.).Humans are known to test their limits which is entirely true

  • The Birth Of A Marathoner

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    Challenging and exhilarating. Difficult and glorious. Inspiring and empowering. Childbirth and marathons. No one ever said either one was easy, but most everyone agrees that each effort is well worth the pain. One mom who has undertaken both activities in her lifetime illustrates how comparable and rewarding she found the experiences to be. A fitting analogy When I first took up the challenge of running a marathon, another woman at work offered the sage wisdom that the experience was analogous to childbirth

  • Compare And Contrast Distance Running And Cycling

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    one of the most essential elements to being healthy and living a long life. Choosing better decisions with your nutrition and hydration can result in improved performance, injury prevention and recovery. Both professional road racing cyclists and marathon runners follow specific diets to obtain their careers as athletes, so they can continue to do what they love. Cycling and running are both considered endurance sports that require similar nutritional requirements when training, during, and after

  • Running Is the Purest Form of Exercise

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    running motion is an innate movement for the human body. More specifically ultra running is beyond the marathon distance of 26.2 miles and incorporates distances of 50, 100, and 200-mile races. While it takes any novice athlete to take part in the simple act of running a few advanced individuals turn running into an art form and expand their expertise to endurance running as seen in ultra marathon competitions. Running is currently applicable to society as the proportion of obese to healthy individuals

  • Reflection Paper

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    I participated in marching band and did community service. I was active, but in very different ways from track or soccer. The idea of running in a race of any kind honestly never crossed my mind. Then a friend of mine entered the Tinkerbell Half marathon. The costumes, the pomp, and

  • The Benefits of Running Essay

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    In today’s inactive society many people struggle with obesity. No one can put a price tag on life. People today need to reevaluate where their priorities stand. The downward spiral for health issues and obesity will continues to get worse, unless everyone takes action to their lives! Opportunities in today’s society show endless ways to get back into shape. Starting the activity of running will change one’s life for the better. The positive benefits of participating in running include experiencing

  • Essay about Running

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    Running is very good for humans in many different ways. It is a great way to get exercise, and a great way to meet new people. There are many positives, and some negatives, it is easy, enjoyable and makes humans more social, you can do it at anytime, and it relieves stress rather than give stress. Although there are some negatives with running, there are also many positives. Many people run because of the health reasons. It is good for the heart and lungs and people run in the fresh air.

  • Analytical Essay On Unbroken

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    Louie is a wise person, but can have his moments of messing up. At the age of 18, Louie enlisted in the army. As his life continued Louie went and fought against the Japanese, including once where the B-4 was shot down. The book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, describes Louie with the character traits determined and resilient. One of many character traits for Louie is determined. A statement from the text is “In the 5,000, well over three miles, a final lap in less than 70 seconds was astounding