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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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9 Environmentally-Friendly Products We Love This Fall 9 Environmentally-Friendly Products We Love This Fall Photo by Oliver Baker. The health of the environment is at the front of our minds every time we head outside, and this month, we decided to highlight the brands and products that are making a difference in the environment—those who
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Mary Keitany wowed the running community with her strong finish at yesterday’s 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, finishing more than three minutes ahead of her competitors and securing the second-fastest time ever recorded by a woman on the course. Read the official race recap here, see what the top American women had to say
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Race Recap: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Race Recap: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon From left: Vivian Cheruiyot, Mary Keitany and Shalane Flanagan, the top three finishers in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Photo courtesy of New York Road Runners. Mary Keitany Scores 4th NYC Marathon Win It seemed like Mary
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Don’t Forget To Vote On November 6! Let’s face it: There’s little zest for voting in the United States unless the election in question is to determine a singing or talent competition winner. According to Pew Research Center, less than 56 percent of eligible American voters cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election—and that was
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Which Yoga Style Is Right For You? Which Yoga Style Is Right For You? Photo provided by Alison Heilig. Yoga For Runners You already know that yoga is good for runners. We might not all practice it daily, but there’s a basic understanding within the running community that there’s benefit to hitting the mat on
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Pro Tips For The NYC Marathon There’s a reason so many professional runners turn out for the New York City Marathon every year: It’s a fun course with tons of crowd support, but it has its tricky moments, too. Before the time comes to line up at the start on November 4, read through these
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