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running for depression therapy

Using Running As Therapy

I first started running in the summer of 2012. I had lost about 50 pounds by eating healthy and working out, and I wanted something new to try. I’d never been good at running, but I always loved a challenge. I started with the Couch to 5K program, chugged along, and finished my first unofficial […]

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running while pregnant

Running While Pregnant

As a female runner, I’ve often wondered how I would handle running should I ever become pregnant. After doing quite a bit of digging around online, I quickly realized that there’s a great deal of contradictory information out there!   Decades ago, exercise of any form was discouraged. Back then, doctors advised women to keep […]

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GI issues for runners

Are GI Issues Ruining Your Running?

While training for my first marathon, I had the honor of making my very first trip to a gastroenterologist. During the second month of training, I developed some severe stomach issues. I’ll spare you the details, but I’ll say that they were scary enough that I booked an appointment ASAP. The pain and discomfort started […]

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superfoods for runners

Superfoods for Runners

I’m sure you’ve heard the term a dozen times before, but what exactly is a superfood? It’s difficult to define, since there’s no real criteria needed to label something a “superfood”!   Typically, the term is used when discussing a food that’s particularly nutrient dense, may benefit your health, or may help with a medical […]

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Cross Training Activities for Runners

7 Cross Training Activities for Runners

1. Cycling Road cycling, spinning, or using a stationary bike all work similar muscles as running does, so these are great option for runners needing to take some time off. Studies have found that cycling intervals can help increase running speed, since high-power bike intervals work your legs harder than running (but without the impact!). […]

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