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Tips for a healthy lifestyle (and losing weight without dieting)

Diet. It’s a dreaded word. I remember wanting to diet quite young. And the way I went about it was not the smartest. Full out restricting the types of foods you eat is never a good idea. These days, though, I’ve embraced a more balanced approach to eating — moderation is key. Here are five […]

Running for weight loss


Running is a great way to shed unwanted pounds — just check out these amazing success stories! And if you’re looking to lose weight, here are some tips to get the most out of your running: Add intervals Interval training is one of the most efficient exercises for weight loss since your body continues to burn calories at […]

Runner of the week: from "Gorda" to elite marathoner

This week’s runner of the week, Erika Huerta, lost 80 pounds and is now training for the Olympic Trials. Here is her incredible transformation story: I never considered myself much of an athlete. As a matter of fact, early on in life I wasn’t proficient in any kind of physical activity except eating. As a […]

Share Race Progress Over Facebook from the App

Your progress will automatically share to your Facebook page once you hit the Facebook icon.  Get ready to get some cheers from friends!

This blog post is an exclusive sneak peak to an amazing feature coming to the WalkJogRun app pending Apple's approval in about five days time. If you find the course map of a race you are going to be competing in, you can share your progress over time on Facebook including your estimated finish time […]

Weight Loss Success Through Healthy Living

Jough Dempsey recently shared his amazing weight loss journey and transformation with us. So far Jough has lost over 189 pounds since he made the decision in 2008 to start eating better and exercising. Jough's decision to make a lifestyle change is so inspirational. His story and weight loss tips are sure to inspire you […]

Running to Lose Weight: How One Man Went From Non-Runner to Ultra-Runner

We interviewed Roger Wright for this episode of TalkJogRun. Roger lost 113 pounds in 10 months time. He is known for his inspiring video on YouTube that shows his journey to the Boston Marathon. Roger decided to lose weight, run a marathon, and raise money for cystic fibrosis. He not only completed the Boston Marathon, […]

How Technology and Social Media Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

It's a new year and for many of us that means getting out there and accomplishing new fitness goals. I love social media and I find that it can really help inspire you to meet your goals. I've created a list with my favorite apps, Facebook pages, and Twitter handles and how they relate to […]

Weight Loss Tips From The Biggest Loser's Amanda Arlauskas

For this episode of TalkJogRun, we interviewed Amanda Arlauskas of The Biggest Loser Season 8. Amanda talks about her experience on The Biggest Loser and how it has changed her life. She gives us advice on fitness, health, and nutrition. Amanda explains why the marathon is not the race for her, even though she finished […]

From 0 to 26.2: How one man finds a healthy niche in marathon running

Greg Bruno wouldn't have believed you if you told him he would be running a marathon a year ago. His father, an avid marathon runner, called him from the Chicago Marathon expo in 2010 and told Greg he was going to run the Chicago Marathon in 2011. Greg had only just started doing a few […]

Fit before 50: One mans weight loss and fitness journey

Many of us have been fitness addicts for years. However, for Niall Young of Derby, England, fitness was not always something that made the top of the to-do list. Many of us have different aspects of life holding us back from living a healthy lifestyle. Whether that is a full-time job, lack of motivation, or […]