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Getting Older Affects Your Max Heart Rate (But That’s OK!)

March 1, 2017

The other day I went for a run with my son. We’re good training partners: If we raced a 5K today we’d finish within less than a minute of each other. I know that won’t be the case for long, but these days, when we head out on an easy run, our effort level is […]

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The Running Trend You Need to Try This Year

March 1, 2017

We were born to run. However, we were not born to run on man-made surfaces. Although modern athletic shoes have compensated for that, allowing many people to run pain-free on the road, there’s still something magical about running on natural surfaces. And more and more people are discovering this magic: Trail running has grown 11 […]

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5 Things to Know About Girls on the Run

October 25, 2016

It is their mission to  encourage young women and girls to dream big and commit to living well for the founders of Girls on the Run. And they want to do all of that by helping them run. For the founders of Girls on the Run, Girls on the Run— for the founders of Girls […]

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The Long Slow Distance Run vs. Tempo

October 25, 2016

A long slow distance (LSD) run serves as the cornerstone when in the traditional marathon training plan. The LSD run is often prescribed as a weekend run, anywhere from 2-3 hours long, and run at a pace about 30-90 seconds slower than your goal race pace. But when you contrast, the tempo run is much […]

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If You Can’t Run Normally, You Might As Well Not Run

April 6, 2014

The running man is a breed of his own. Rain or shine, dusk or dawn, an avid runner rarely misses an opportunity to lace up and let go. In fact, they relish it (unless the iPod is drained of energy, then the workout is delayed 30 to 40 minutes). To aid in your next trek […]

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