Exercise with a partner

Running with your Mother.

March 9, 2011

Over the last few weeks at the Lululemon run group we have witnessed the phenomenon of mothers bringing along their daughters to the run sessions.  Most of these young girls have been in their early teens, active but not runners, enthusiastic but not good at pacing themselves to last through the duration of the run. […]

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One is keen – One is not – Part Three – The reluctant runner – 9 tips for getting started.

February 7, 2011

We have been exploring the issue of what happens when one partner is keen to run together and the other is reluctant. “My partner is not interested in running” is a comment which we hear on a regular basis. The next sentence is often along the lines of “I would love it if we ran […]

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One is keen – One is not – Part Two – The reluctant runner

February 3, 2011

Yesterday we looked at some of the reasons one partner is reluctant to run when the other partner is keen to run. In today’s continuation of looking at the challenge of “I wish my partner would run with me…” we look at the enthusiastic runner’s perspective. People who enjoy the benefits of running and exercise […]

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One is keen – One is not – Part One – The reluctant runner

February 2, 2011

“My partner is not interested in running” is a comment we hear on a regular basis. The next sentence is often along the lines of “I would love it if we ran together but….”. @coupleontherun received  a tweet along these lines earlier in the week and figured what we could not say in a tweet […]

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Massage for recovery

November 22, 2010

NY1 suggests massage is a great way to improve recovery from strenuous exercise. Our experience certainly supports the value of massage for both recovery and avoiding injury. Massage can also be a beneficial aspect of a Partnerunning relationship and can work well in relationships where both partners run or where one is a runner and […]

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Partnerunning in Athens

November 3, 2010

We love to hear stories from couples that have run together and succeeded in achieving their goals and had wonderful experiences. It was great to hear Mari-Mar and Michael Walton’s race story. Mari-Mar, our Travelling Fit host in Athens, has run many marathons and even though not at her peak fitness at the moment was […]

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