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Runners can give back this holiday season by supporting charitable organizations that make it possible for others to embrace the sport. This time of year, there’s no shortage of gift guides telling you what to buy for everyone on your list. But what about your running friends and family who seemingly have everything? They don’t
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The Hottest Running Technology Of 2018 The Hottest Running Technology Of 2018 Photos by Oliver Baker. In today’s busy world, it seems like we’re constantly connected—to our phones, our email and every addictive social media app imaginable (we’re looking at you, Instagram). And while sometimes the latest technology can feel overwhelming, most of the time,
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[embedded content] Women’s Running spent an evening in late 2017 with three of running’s most talented and inspirational athletes at the Mammoth Crib—a training hub for elite athletes—in a wide-ranging conversation over dinner. Topics included what it means to be a champion, how athletic training informs every area of life and the importance of perspective and
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November 2018 Playlist The highlight of this month’s top 10 list is its variety. Starting with the rap tracks, it features one collaboration pairing Logic and Jaden Smith alongside another featuring Kodak Black, Offset and Travis Scott. On the dance front, there’s a reworking of Foreigner’s classic rock anthem “Cold as Ice” from Netsky and
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A Coach’s Guide To Trail Running A Coach’s Guide To Trail Running Trail running has seen quite the increase in popularity over the last decade or so, with participation more than doubling (4.2 million to 9.1 million) between 2007 and 2017, according to the 2018 Outdoor Participation Report released by the Outdoor Industry Association. And
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The Most Popular Day For Running If there’s one thing that motivates people to run, it’s free pie—or any dessert, really. That was my reason for running the 2017 Chase Columbus Turkey Trot with more than 8,000 other athletes. It wasn’t just the free Whole Foods pie that brought the crowds, though. The tradition of
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Under Armour’s New HOVR Infinite When it comes to Under Armour’s new HOVR Infinite, the key word is more: more performance, more connection. The plush new trainer won’t be available until February 2019, but we got a behind-the-scenes look at its design and inspiration at the company’s research and development center in Portland, Ore. For
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8 Healthy Pumpkin Snacks We Love This Fall 8 Healthy Pumpkin Snacks We Love This Fall Fall is the season of pumpkin spiced lattes and pumpkin breads galore. Whether you’re training for a race or simply trying to keep your diet clean before the holidays strike, try one of these nutritious snacks to get a
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There’s a lot of preparation that goes into a marathon, regardless of any one runner’s experience level. For first-timers, there exists a significant intimidation factor when it comes to tackling 26.2 miles. Am I up to the physical challenge? Do I have what it takes to make it over “the wall”? What if I don’t
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It’s the thickest and strongest tendon in your body, and it’s one of the unique parts that allows humans to run long distances. Unfortunately for runners, it’s also highly vulnerable to injury. The Achilles tendon, which attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone, sustains loads more than twice your bodyweight during running. This heavy
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Continuously Striving For Greatness American women’s distance running is on fire right now—and the competition has continued to grow. If you tuned into the Chicago Marathon this year, you likely saw the typical display of strong female competitors but may have missed the woman who went on to become the race’s top American finisher. Sarah
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SportsinjuryFix.com Clinical Director Mike James, an endurance specialist Physiotherapist from South Wales, provides advice on calf pain in runners The calf complex is composed of the plantaris, soleus, and gastrocnemius muscles and injuries to these structures are very common in runners. Although calf pain after acute muscle strain injury is expected and needs to be
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Taking Time Off In triathlon, there’s a distinct “off-season”—a time where athletes don’t train as hard, don’t work on their strength and conditioning as often and inevitably fall off the workout and nutrition wagon a little. Running is interesting because there is technically no off-season. You can run and race year-round. There are races held
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CMA Award-Nominated Songs For Your Next Long Run CMA Award-Nominated Songs For Your Next Long Run CMA Awards Playlist With the 2018 Country Music Association Awards around the corner (this year’s ceremony takes place on November 14), we wanted to survey a few of the tracks that are both in the running and good for
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Running Through The Skies If you haven’t heard of Kilian Jornet, perhaps your understanding of competitive running is on a ground level. And no, that’s not an insult—it’s a very literal conclusion. See, Jornet has made a name for himself by running up—and down—massive mountains at record speed. Jornet and his mile-high competitors are called
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3 Products From The Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards It’s hard to beat spending time participating in outdoor activities. But with so many gear options available these days, it can be difficult to figure out which are best for your activity of choice. To ameliorate this predicament, Outdoor Retailer, a company that hosts outdoor retail product
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Take a look at these four shoes in our mini-review Asics Roadhawk FF Price: £100 Weight: 245g Heel Drop: 8mm First up, this is a neutral shoe and definitely not for those who over-pronate. The Roadhawk FF weighs in at a lightweight 245g and still provides plenty of plush cushioning (thanks to the Flytefoam midsole).
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