Friday, May 8, 2015

How to Rejuvenate Your Runs

As exciting as it gets!
Are your exercise routines as exciting as 2 a.m. infomercials?

If you're asking yourself, 'Man, do I really have to work out today?" you're doing it wrong! Exercising isn't always going to be as fun as other activities, but you can put your own spin on it to make sure you're enjoying it when it's going on. How? Think outside the box! Or, more specifically, think off of the treadmill!

Our friends at, where you sign up for the Barber Beast on the Bay, have several suggestions for types of runs that cure boredom. One suggestion, as interesting as it may be, is "trash running."

"Log a few miles, beautify your local surroundings and get in a few hundred lunges and squats while you're at it. Trash running involves picking up trash while you run. Simply don a pair of washable gloves and head out with an empty garbage bag along your usual route, pausing to stoop and pick up any trash you see along the way. Yes, this is really a thing. Many communities across the country have trash runner groups, complete with regularly scheduled meet-ups and Facebook pages. Google "trash running" to see if there's a group in your area. If there's not, why not start one?"

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Give it a shot. If not trash running, perhaps there will be something else that

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