Fitness Tip of the Day: Follow the 10 Percent Rule

Fitness Tip of the Day: Follow the 10 Percent Rule

Want to build your miles to train for a half marathon, marathon, or even an ultra? Increase your mileage by no more than 10 percent each week. This will avoid burnout and possible injury from pushing yourself too fast too soon.

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*Disclaimer: The aforementioned is not to be construed as medical or professional fitness advice. Please always consult the advice of a physician, nutritionist, or other medical personnel before beginning any fitness or nutritional program.

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Christina Mancuso Christina Mancuso, a mother of 3, has traveled to well over 70 cities on various Broadway National Tours. She is now residing in her hometown of Columbus, Ohio after spending a year in NYC to support her daughter's Broadway debut. Besides writing, traveling, and mothering, she is a 13-time marathon runner (including the 2015 Boston Marathon), freelance artist, classical violinist, and a previous Paralegal with over 20 years of writing and research experience. Mancuso is listed in 'Who's Who Worldwide' and has been recognized for "Outstanding Leadership in Media" by the International Women's Leadership Association. A former Theatre Critic for both Columbus and NYC, Christina is currently the Regional Managing Editor of BroadwayWorld.com and Editor-in-Chief of BWWFitnessWorld.com.