Appdicted: Nike+ Training Apps

So I’ve only used each of these once, but I can feel that they’re addictive and I will be using them again soon. As many of you may know, I registered for a half-marathon last week. It’s a little bit crazy because I can’t run very far…yet. That being said, clearly some training is in order, and I was recommended the Nike+ Running App because it gives you a sense of community in your runs.

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Appdicted: Runkeeper

Fangirls, about a week ago, Ross (the captain of #TeamNotFat) suggested a new run-tracking app to me. Runkeeper is a rad app that tracks your time and mileage and helps socialize your run.

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Appdicted: Couch to 5K

Fangirls, I know I’ve been posting everywhere about my weight loss attempt and the work I’m putting into it. I also know that I talked about it so much everywhere that I thought it would be better just to make a separate instagram devoted to my health work, to keep myself motivated and working hard. One of the biggest challenges I’ve faced is running. My mum has been a runner for her entire life, and constantly was trying to get me to join her. But I wasn’t into it. So when I was told that running can really help you lose weight and gain muscle, my first thought was simply, shit.

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The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances from The Oatmeal

Fangirls, I need to start with a disclaimer: I do not now, nor have I ever been a runner.  I have a big chest, and that doesn’t go well with running.  It’s also why I don’t do jumping jacks, or sprint on my bike.  Also, I despise running.  Matthew Inman (AKA The Oatmeal) has a different thought when it comes to running though; the pain and suffering are worth it for the euphoria that follows.

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