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Health Tip of the Day

On the Run

Running gives you a great aerobic workout, but fitness experts say it's important not to overdo it if you run long distances. To give yourself a mental break and avoid physical injuries, cut back your mileage occasionally. For example, every six weeks, change your routine for one week. Run half the distance you usually do for this week.