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October 16, 2017
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Can You Really Benefit From Post Workout Massage?

There are few things more coveted by runners than the post workout massage. But, is getting one the best thing to do for your body? Runners are always looking for ways to decrease injury and increase longevity and, according to science, getting a post... 

October 10, 2017

Planning a 1 or 2 Year Training Cycle

While each runner is unique, in this video we’re going to explain why you need to vary your training for different race distances over the span of one or two years and then outline a few long-term approaches you can take to train optimally year-round... 

September 25, 2017

How to Taper Correctly to be Ready for Your Marathon

You’ve pushed through tired legs on your long runs; hit the track for speed workouts until your shoes were soaked with sweat; and recorded enough miles to put your car to shame. With three weeks to go until the big race, all the hard work is done, right? Well,... 

August 7, 2017
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How To Run Faster With Purpose, Perspective and Perception

When it comes to training there is no shortcut to success. You have to do the work. And you need to follow a plan that is structured and focused. One that is tailored to your ability and the reality of the time you can contribute. But there are three... 

July 17, 2017
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Improve Running Performance By Listening To Your Body, Not Your Watch

Want to improve running performance? Unfortunately, today’s running technology is both a blessing and a curse.  And especially since the evolution of the running watch. A GPS can give you cadence, speed, distance, pace, intervals, heart rate... 

July 3, 2017
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Understanding VO2 Max, The What How And Why

What Is VO2 Max? Can It Help My Running? When you see the term VO2 max, it generally describes the incredible feat of an elite endurance athlete. Some of you may recall people marvelling over the incredible aerobic capacity of Spanish cycling legend... 

March 20, 2017
Stay dedicated to running without having a goal race on the schedule with these tips for runners on appreciating the simplicity of running.

Why Sometimes Running Without Racing is the Best Thing You Can Do

This guest post was written by Allie Burdick Some runners choose to never pin on a bib while others engage in a never ending cycle of races year after year. Both types of runners can be highly motivated but, if there is essentially no goal race, how do... 

November 3, 2016

How to Nip Injury in the Bud Without Bringing Training to a Halt

You wouldn’t be a runner without a healthy dose of obstinance, and that can be both good and bad. While it might get you through the last miles of a marathon or give you that second wind needed to nab an elusive PR, it can also cause you to ignore... 

October 31, 2016
Interval training could be the answer to setting your personal record. Get all the details about interval training for beginners and advanced athletes.

Why Every Runner Can Benefit from Interval Workouts

This guest post was written by Runtastic It’s not surprising that interval training is one of the most popular training methods out there. Interval running for beginners to running for weight loss to advanced runners, everyone can benefit in some... 

October 14, 2016

The Biggest Culprits Behind Injuries in Running

When it comes to running, dealing with injury is just part of the territory. Whether you’re new to the sport or you’re ramping into your seventh marathon, setbacks can happen to anyone (knock on wood!). In fact, studies show that up to 79... 

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