Healthy Sites

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From e-mails offering weight loss pills to websites offering free training help, we've seen it all. And some of them are legitimate. lori clithero avid runner

"I use runner's world to get training plans and things like that," said avid runner Lori Clithero.  "But I haven't. I haven't done a whole lot with using the website to track my runs or track my exercise."

Sparkpeople.Com allows users to communicate with each other on message boards, track their calories, and plan out personalized fitness plans. The internet can do more than help you plan out your diet. It can show you the best trail to bike, walk, or run on. Favoriterun.Com is one of those sites.

"It's awesome! I went in, and I mapped out my route. So I knew that I was going to get my six mile run, and I was very confident. It allowed me to just not think about where I was going, what I was going to run into traffic wise."

It uses google earth and gps handhelds to track running routes. Users can also share their routes, plan out future runs, or find a running buddy. But favoriterun.Com isn't for everyone. csuzsa s. cyclist

"I like riding my bike by myself, so I'm a solo rider. I always go to the same place. I go, I know where it is, I know how much time it will take, and it's enough for me."

But next time you search the net, remember, it can help you get in shape.

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