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Articles by Alison Barsalona

Alison Barsalona started running when her best friend decided they should join the cross-country team in high school. After trading running for the equestrian team in college, she found her way back to the treadmill when she realized her gym subscribed to Bravo and Food Network. She's lived in six states and always finds the best routes to run in each new town as soon as she moves in (right after finding the best pizza place). A new mom, she now lives in Delaware and is busy perfecting the art of the jogging stroller.

  • 15 Benefits Of Taking An Unplanned Break From Running

    By Alison Barsalona

    You may not see the silver lining to a forced break right away, but this list is a great reminder that there are some benefits.

  • 10 Wacky Math Equations That All Runners Know The Answer To

    By Alison Barsalona

    You wouldn't think that math would be a runner's strong suit (and you're probably right) but we've found a few equations every runner knows.

  • 5 Types Of January Gym-Goers That You’ll Recognize

    By Alison Barsalona

    It happens every year. You are following your normal routine and—bam!—January hits and the gym is packed. Here's the people you'll see.

  • 6 Simple Tricks To Get Jazzed About Winter Running

    By Alison Barsalona

    Winter is still here and cold weather running is a daily reality for most of us. Use these tricks for when you are just dreading a run.

  • The Best Way To Stay Positive When You Can’t Run

    By Alison Barsalona

    Taking a forced break from running can be hard but here is what you can do with the time off to stay positive and prepare for your comeback.

  • One Important Lesson I Learned From A Non-Runner

    By Alison Barsalona

    Sometimes, you learn lessons about running in unexpected places, like this important advice one runner got from her non-runner husband.

  • How Kevin Smith Taught Me Not To Listen To Haters

    By Alison Barsalona

    The best running advice can come from a very unlikely source. One runner found her inspiration from writer-actor-director Kevin Smith.

  • 5 Real Stages Of Returning To Workouts After The Holidays

    By Alison Barsalona

    If you took a break from working out for holidays, you aren't alone. Here are the stages of returning to workouts we're all experiencing.

  • Ways To Relieve Ailments Without Meds

    By Alison Barsalona

    Popping a pill for pain is easy, but not always necessary. Here are some medication-free ways that you can cure what ails you.

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