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Training Articles
How Running 80% Easy Could Make You 23% Faster
We dive into the research looking at high vs. low intensity training. This study found that runners who ran 80% of their runs easy, improved 23% more than those who ran 65% of their training easy.

If you have spent any amount of time digging into literature on coaching and training, you probably know there is one running related topic that can... 

How Humans Evolved to be Great Distance Runners: Dan Lieberman
How Humans Evolved to be Great Distance Runners Dan LiebermanPIN

Sometimes you talk to someone whose passion just shines through their words. This was definitely the case with todays guest. He was knowledgeable about... 

How Ready Will You Be for Your Best Boston?
Racing Boston Marathon in 2015? We have lots of great articles, and a bloggers linkup to learn about how others are getting on in their training build up.

Are you excited for the buzz of the Boston Marathon yet? Even if you are not racing, it is impossible to not get swept up in the excitement of it! This... 

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Nutrition Articles
Bonking vs. Fatigue vs. Cramping: What You Need to Know
Most runners use the terms interchangeably, making it difficult to address the actual problem. We explain each, and how you can prevent in future races.

The first step to fixing any problem is accurately identifying what is causing the issue. Got a leaky faucet? Before you can do any good, you need to figure... 

UCAN for Marathon Nutrition: A Review of the Research to See if it Really Works
There has been a lot of buzz in recent years around super starch, Generation UCAN. We talk to a research scientist to find an unbiast look at the product

Is Generation UCAN a groundbreaking product when it comes to marathon nutrition? Or, is this yet another case of manipulating research studies to make... 

How to Calculate Carbohydrate Intake After Your Overnight Fast
Have you ever wondered if you are negatively affecting performance by not eating before a run? We look into the science of why, and how much you need.

It’s long run Sunday (or Saturday), and your alarm wakes you. How can it be time to get out of bed already?! Are you one of those runners who just rolls... 

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Injury Prevention
Does Your State Allow Direct Physical Therapy Access?
With some injuries you know you will need physical therapy to get back to running, but does your state allow direct access to bypass your physician?

There are some running injuries that are downright mysterious. They appear out of nowhere, don’t match the symptoms of any injury you’ve ever... 

5 Treadmill Workouts to Keep You Sane and Fit
When the weather takes a turn for the worst, the treadmill becomes our new best friend, but like a teenager, too much time means we get fed up, and look for something new; these 5 workouts will help you stay sane on the treadmill, so you can keep up with your training, and have fun doing it!

Although the severity of winters (and summers) may change, most of us will be confined to a treadmill at some point during the extremes. Without the changing... 

More Weight= More Injuries? Why This is Not Correct
Have you ever been told heavier runners are at a higher risk of injuries? Our research found this was false, heavier runners may even be at a lower risk.

Are you a big-boned runner? Do you sometimes compete in “Clydesdale” or “Athena” divisions in road races? You would destroy the... 

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General Articles
Team RunnersConnect blasts through the last weekend of February with 7PRs, a half marathon debut and age group awards.
MikeBruan

Mike Braun ran the Napa Valley Marathon in Napa, CA coming across the finish line with a time of 3:28:23 which was a PR of 10 minutes and 15 seconds. The... 

Best Races for Food, Fast and Fun!
There are many reasons people race, and we have you covered; if its food, fast or fun, we have the best races for you to choose from!

This guest post was written by Allie Burdick Why do you race? This is a simple question that may have a very complicated answer. The reasons why individual... 

There is nothing frosty about Team RunnersConnect weekend of races with 9PRs, 1 BQ and several Age Group awards.
Mstewart

Matthew Stewart ran the Wangaratta Half Marathon in Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia coming across the finish line in the time of 1:27:20 which is a... 

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Podcast Interviews

How Humans Evolved to be Great Distance Runners: Dan Lieberman
How Humans Evolved to be Great Distance Runners Dan LiebermanPIN

Sometimes you talk to someone whose passion just shines through their words. This was definitely the case with todays guest. He was knowledgeable about the evolution of running, and explains why we are so good at running as human beings, despite what... 

You can be Fit After 50; Older, Faster, Stronger Author Margaret Webb
Think you are "too old" to run? Wrong! This interview with Older, Faster, Stronger Author Margaret Webb shows how you can begin running at any age!

  In this episode, I talked to the author of Older, Faster Stronger- What Women Runners Can Teach Us About Living Younger, Longer. A few weeks ago, we talked to World Record Holder, Kathy Martin, and today we are taking that one step further. It... 

UCAN for Marathon Nutrition: A Review of the Research to See if it Really Works
There has been a lot of buzz in recent years around super starch, Generation UCAN. We talk to a research scientist to find an unbiast look at the product

Is Generation UCAN a groundbreaking product when it comes to marathon nutrition? Or, is this yet another case of manipulating research studies to make marginal improvements seem more significant. That’s the question we’re going to try to answer... 

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