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Fitness Tracker Wristband A High-Tech Way To Stay Fit

If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.


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Some Barefoot Runners End Up Injured

As more athletes experiment with barefoot running, doctors say they are treating injuries ranging from pulled muscles to stress fractures, mainly in people who ramped up too fast.


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Best Spring & Summer Runs In North Texas

Dallas does everything big, especially when it comes to races like the White Rock Marathon and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The city has earned its ranking in athletic competitions with scores of charitable runs, walks and other events. Run the best the Big D has to offer all year long.


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Big Changes For Dallas White Rock Marathon

A fixture in Dallas for more than 40 years, the White Rock Marathon will see some changes this year.


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Staying Fit In DFW Without A Gym Membership

From trail running to kick ball, these creative workout solutions are all sure to get your blood pumping, save you some money and make you some friends – and there won’t be a stair machine in sight.


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Black Girls Run! On the Move To Get Women Healthy

CBS 11 News followed a running group you may have spotted in Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon this past weekend. Black Girls Run! is a group of North Texas women who are on the move to get African American women healthy.


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Record Crowd To Run The Cowtown Marathon

The Cowtown Marathon is happening this weekend in Fort Worth, and a record number of runners are set to participate.


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Running Tips For Reaching Your Fitness Goals

Are you trying to lose weight in the new year? Running is a great first step, but only if you do it properly. Check out some advice for proper running.


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Guide To Early Winter Races

This is the best time of year to get a good race in, taking advantage of the cooler weather and low humidity. As the temperatures drop in Dallas-Fort Worth, the race schedule picks up. There are so many races from mid-December through the end of January it’d be impossible to list them all.


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Best Trails To Run In DFW

Runners, it’s confession time. Did you spend your whole summer sweating it out in the A/C on a treadmill? Now that it’s starting to cool off, here are a few trails you should consider checking out.


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Runners Taking New Steps To Marathons

Kathy Luedke is part of a growing number of women taking their exercise to the next level. This year, after months of training, the mother of two is entering the White Rock Marathon for the first time.


2 Gored On Day 2 At Running Of The Bulls

Two people were gored during the tense and dangerous second running of the bulls