Jill Angie, Author at RunBuzz Running | Run Coaching & Strength Training For Runners

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running while sick

Should I Run When I’m Sick?

  Winter is here, which means cold and flu season is upon us. While proper preventive measures can reduce your chances of getting sick, unless you plan on spending the entire season in a plastic bubble, you’re likely to be exposed to a virus at some point or another. Eventually, you’ll probably need to ask […]

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Getting Through a Difficult Run

  Last weekend was my final long run before racing the Philadelphia Half Marathon. I was only planning to run 10 miles, because a problem with my foot and an early-season respiratory infection made me miss my scheduled 14-miler the week before.   Going into it, I was actually thinking what an easy run it would […]

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half marathon for slow runners

I’m Slow – Can I Do a Half Marathon?

If you’ve been bitten by the race bug and have a few 5Ks under your belt, chances are you’re looking for a new challenge. With half-marathons becoming incredibly popular, (there were more than 2,000 such events in the US last year!), it’s possible that running 13.1 miles is on your bucket list. However, if you’re a […]

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Why Your Mind is the Most Important Running Muscle

There are approximately 640 muscles in the human body, and running uses most of them.   We train each and every one of those muscles pretty darn hard to make sure they’re up to the task, subjecting ourselves to endless squats, lunges, and crunches, not to mention all those hill repeats and interval workouts! But there’s one […]

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Five Reasons A 5K Should Be On Your Bucket List

These days, it seems like 5K races are all over the place. From charity events to color runs, everyone is getting in on the action. But the real question is, should you do one?   In my opinion, yes. But not because you don’t want to miss out on the fun of posting smiling finish-line pictures on […]

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