Category Archives: Training

How to Run Faster – Long Distance

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You may have just started to run and are getting more and more comfortable with the long distance sport. However, you are finding yourself running the same pace over and over again and want to try to figure out how to run faster. This could be because you are looking to actively compete in a Continue Reading

Running Through Pain – When to Stop, When to Keep Going

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We all come to those moments in our training where we will feel pain while running. Pain is a common occurrence while running, both competitively or recreationally, but it is sometimes hard to realize when to worry about the pain you are feeling and when to push through. Running through pain is something we all do, Continue Reading

Running with Kids and Children

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Before children, it was easy to get out of the house and run a few miles. Now, with the demands of a parent, you find it hard to hit the pavement even once a week, let alone a few times a week. How can you, between work and parenting, find time for the sport you Continue Reading

What is a “Runner’s High”?

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As a beginner to running, you may hear veteran runner’s talk about the “Runner’s High” – a moment during a run (usually after a certain distance) when the runner feels some type of euphoria. This euphoria is described differently among runners which do not have a clear and concise consensus of what it really is. Continue Reading

Running a Race with Obstacles

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So you have signed up to run the Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder, or another type of race with obstacles. Good for you! Not only because you signed up for a race, but signed up for a race that is a little more unusual than a normal 5K or 10K. Below are a few tips for Continue Reading

Training or Running on a Treadmill

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When you decide to start running you may feel self-conscious about running outside at first or depending on timing you may have decided to start running during the winter months. The next best option if you have it available is running on a treadmill. There are some benefits to running on a treadmill, both for training Continue Reading

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