TRAINING TIPS

Running Safety For Runners Training in the Dark

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Many runners have been waiting for this day for months; when the humidity finally lifted, you can breathe again, and the mornings feel cool and refreshing. We have been using these cool mornings as our carrot all summer, motivation to keep going, trust that it will feel amazing when it arrives. And it does. After…
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Why Running for Time, Not Distance Might Be Best For You

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REAL runners run for miles, kilometers, distance. Running by time is for the inexperienced, right? Actually, no. Running by time instead of distance might be just what you need, and since I gave it a try in early 2018, I haven’t looked back. I genuinely believe it is BETTER! I ran using distance for many…
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How to Run With a Running Stroller Effectively

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I never thought I would become an “expert” on this topic, and although I do not have any qualifications surrounding it, as I did recently become the first EVER mother with a running stroller to grace the cover of a fitness magazine (I think, correct me if I am wrong) with my Women’s Running Magazine…
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Women’s Running Magazine UK Cover Model Experience

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I have had an ultimate bucket list for about ten years now. In college, a good friend had purchased a journal for me, which I used as therapy during hard times or injury. I have talked many times about how important I believe journaling is, especially when you are struggling with something in your life…
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Do You Listen To Music When You Run? When To Stop.

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Progression runs force you to confront those inner demons telling you that you can’t do this, they force you to notice the fatigue in your legs around halfway and say, yep, I hear you legs, but we have work to do, the second half needs to be faster than the first half.  I have always…
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The WORST Running Advice Ever

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There are endless articles out there giving runners advice on how to run well, race fast, train harder, be better. There is good advice, and there is bad advice. Unfortunately, the rules are constantly changing, and something we are told is good for us, can be found TERRIBLE for us the following year (without us…
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Running With a Baby: Postpartum Running Advice

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It has been an honor to be considered someone a lot of new mothers look to for advice about life with a baby. That truly warms my heart to know that my opinion is important to you. It is yet another reason I am so happy I spoke out about my 9 year struggle with…
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