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12/26/13
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More Progress Made on Virginia Capital Trail

Richmond.com • Railroad tracks will soon be removed to make way for the Virginia Capital Trail in the section that passes Rocketts Landing from Henrico County into the city.

Avoid These Common Winter Running Threats

AccuWeather • As temperatues drop this winter, runners will be trading out the short sleeves for the jackets and gloves.

Boost Weekly Activity with These Fun Ideas

USA Today • Try these fun fitness ideas to boost your activity level and lead a healthier lifestyle.

3 Quick Running Workouts for the Holidays

Active.com • There are several ways to maintain your fitness while running fewer miles during the busy holiday season.

Exercise Good for Moms - and Baby's Brainpower

Today.com • A recent study found that for moms-to-be, 20 minutes of exercise, three times a week, can improve a newborn's brainpower.

At South Pole, Holiday Runners Vie for Steamy Prize

Wall Street Journal • The winner of this annual South Pole race in frigid temperatures gets a coveted prize: a long, hot shower.
Waterskiing Record: Wayne Carrels recently waterskied 2,956 feet on his bare palms, setting a new Guinness World Record in the process. Carrels says he works out all year long just to stay in shape for skiing - that may be something to keep in mind when going for that extra cookie over the holidays. Or not. Either way, enjoy the video.

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