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running apps

Best Apps for Runners

  Couch to 5k This program got me into running and will always hold a special place in my heart. I started the program in May, 2012 and have since run 3 marathons! It’s easy enough that anyone who can walk CAN run a 5K in just a few months time! Simply invest  20-30 minutes, […]

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most important muscle for running:brain

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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reasons for running 5k

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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virtual racing

What is a Virtual Race?

It seems like everywhere I look on social media these days someone is posting their race results or showing off their latest bling…from a virtual race. Huh? Is this some kind of video game for runners? Not quite. Virtual races are becoming wildly popular because they offer the flexibility to run where and when it is […]

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guide to running intervals for beginners

Beginner’s Guide to Running Intervals

Interval running, the practice of alternating periods of running and walking, is quickly becoming a routine sight on sidewalks and running paths around the world.   Once primarily used as a way to build up to continuous running, the interval approach is now used by experienced runners everywhere as a standard training method for running long […]

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