A Well-oiled Machine: Training Guide part 3

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You're a running machine. Consequently, you need to be caring for that machine in a few key, fundamental ways: fuel, rest, and hydration. ...

Becoming a Stronger Animal: Training Guide part 2

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Every runner looking to thrive in the sport needs to be a strong animal. You will feel better, run faster, stay healthier, and ultimately find greater fulfillment and joy in the sport if you do. ...

Raise the Roof: Training Guide part 1, Aerobic Fitness

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The importance of effective aerobic conditioning simply cannot be overstated. Raising aerobic fitness is the key to raising the fitness ceiling. Even so, it is inglorious and unattractive and takes time. ...

Fitness: A Family Event

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Training doesn’t have to take away from family life! As promised in our previous post, this article will outline some very practical ways that we balance life and fitness with small children. ... (keep reading on the blog)

The Rule for Recovery (and the LPGA 5k recap!)

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Admittedly, the first thing I think when someone says “I’m training for a marathon but want to jump in this 5k. What should I do to prepare?” is not helpful. Because my first thought is: DON’T.

Running in Rhythm

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As I age in the sport of running, one of the more important developments for my training has become the sense of rhythm I feel while running...

How to Not Run

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Running injury brings us the topic of how not to run. Many of us use running as a coping mechanism, so it's hard to adjust when injury hits.
Running as a mom

Reflections on Postpartum Running

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Reflections on Postpartum Running ME:“Holy crap, I just grew and delivered a human child.”“What the heck, kid? Why don’t you sleep more than 2 hours at a time?”“Is poop supposed to look like that?”GOOGLE: Yes.DOCTOR:…