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Q: How do I integrate intensity into my running or walking? I run into the problem of moving in a steady state and I feel I need to add some interval.

A: Use telephone polls or trees! If you're running outside and want to add some flare to your workout, switch up your movement or speed at each telephone poll. Maybe you sprint two and jog one OR lunge one and skip two. Get creative and don't be afraid to look silly!

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Charlie Green

Charlie Green Design, Charlotte, NC , USA