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Dear Friends,

Welcome to Take The Magic Step! On behalf of our entire team I wish so much that we could be right there beside YOU every day to help YOU on the road to better wellbeing.

The articles and other information in this “YOU” section are intended to do just that. They have been organized into three distinct groups—”Beginners,” “Athletes,” and “Families”—to make it easier for you to find the most relevant content and featured topics.

I wish you happiness and good health!

Truly yours,

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Beginners

Beginners

Are you looking for guidance to feel better, get healthier, or even change some aspect of your life? We offer valuable concepts to help you to get started – and keep progressing – on a new path to achieving your fitness and health goals!

Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part II—Proper Hydration and Summer Nutrition

Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part II—Proper Hydration and Summer Nutrition

Summer is the time for delicious new nutritional treats that can help you achieve optimum fitness. Plus, knowing how to stay healthy and stress free while you exercise during the hottest time of the year can make your fitness routine even more effective & fun.

How a Clever Mental Focus Can Get You Through Running Injuries

How a Clever Mental Focus Can Get You Through Running Injuries

Running injuries can be devastating, but learning to focus mentally can speed up the healing process. Uta explains how the forced break from running can actually provide future benefits.

Uta’s Favorite Exercises to Improve Your Fitness and Running Technique

Uta’s Favorite Exercises to Improve Your Fitness and Running Technique

Uta Pippig has designed an at-home fitness program which only uses your own body weight, steps, and a Theraband. They are eight exercises that Uta often does herself.

Athletes

Athletes

Explore ways to improve performance by reading articles about inspiration, nutrition, and training routines written by Uta and associated coaches and fitness experts. You will also find ideas that can help you minimize and recover from sports-related injuries.

Key Training Principles for the First Build-Up Period of Your Marathon Preparation

Key Training Principles for the First Build-Up Period of Your Marathon Preparation

Continuing to improve your form during your first build-up period will ensure that you will be well-prepared for the second build-up period—and give you the best chance of reaching your full potential in your marathon. I also have included information on the signs of overtraining.

Periods of Training for Your Marathon Preparation and Distance Progression for Your Long Runs

Periods of Training for Your Marathon Preparation and Distance Progression for Your Long Runs

By following the principles of training you will not only enjoy your progress more, you will give yourself a better chance of achieving a good result in your marathon. Please, plan a proper distance progression for your long runs as well.

General Guidelines for Your Marathon Preparation—Enjoy Your Training

General Guidelines for Your Marathon Preparation—Enjoy Your Training

Running with joy can lift you up to maximize your energy you need for your exciting marathon journey. It is part of the secret along with a good overall approach to your physical and mental training to fulfill your dream.

Families

Families

Helping your family get healthier may be the greatest gift you can give them. Leading by example and having the knowledge to incorporate fitness and nutrition into their daily lifestyle can be as fun and rewarding for you as it is beneficial for them.

Getting Your Children Excited about Running

Getting Your Children Excited about Running

Children naturally like to move and play. Running can be an activity that they can embrace and lead to a life of fitness and health. Uta shares her thoughts on how you can get your child excited about running.

Benefits of Exercise for Children

Benefits of Exercise for Children

Physical fitness, confidence, stronger self-esteem, more energy, and better memory are only some of the benefits that exercise can have on children—and they are surprisingly easy to achieve.

A Head Start on a Lifetime of Wellbeing — Questions from Fit Teens Answered by Uta Pippig

A Head Start on a Lifetime of Wellbeing — Questions from Fit Teens Answered by Uta Pippig

Everyone, at any age, has questions about what to do to have and maintain a healthy lifestyle—but young people have some of the best questions because many of them are considering these issues for the first time. Follow your dreams.