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Smart runners don't come back from an injury too soon, compare themselves to others, not get enough rest, not cross train, and more.
The 10 Dumbest Things Smart Runners Do You consider yourself a fairly smart person. You hold down a job. You did okay in school. You know th...
How many races should you run a year?
How Many Races Should You Run in a Year? If you're based in or near a big city, the chances are good that you're spoilt for choice when it com...
Movies about running that every runner should watch
5 Movies Every Runner Should Watch I’ll admit, all of these movies are documentaries. But what is better for inspiration than real peopl...
5 signs you are running too much
5 Signs You're Running Too Much Imagine you’re sitting at a Krispy Kreme shop, and you’ll be there for the next two hours. You figure...
Common runner mistakes
Common Mistakes Made by New Runners (And How to Fix Them) Running can be a fairly easy sport for many people to take up.  It is seen as requiring minimal effor...
Running and dark chocolate: A match made in heaven?
Dark Chocolate and Running: A Match Made in Heaven? The health benefits of the moderate consumption of good quality, dark chocolate is old news to many. ...
How young is too young to run?
Too Young To Run? If there’s a controversial topic found in the world of running, it could be the idea of children runn...
Have you got what it takes to be a pace runner?
Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Pace Runner? After successfully pacing Roger Bannister to the first-ever sub-four minute mile in 1954, Chris Brash...

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Every runner will experience unique challenges to achieving and maintaining their ideal racing weight. 
Beware the Scale: How Weight Effects Runners at All Levels A basic running principle is that every runner has an ideal racing weight. This is the weight at whic...
Running on a Budget
Running on a Shoestring Budget Humans are born to run. What was once a survival skill has morphed into a multimillion dollar industr...
Things you should carry on your long run
What Should You Carry on a Long Run? If you are training for a marathon, you’ve surely experienced it: the sleepiness, headaches, and pain...
Every runner will experience unique challenges to achieving and maintaining their ideal racing weight. 
Beware the Scale: How Weight Effects Runners at All Levels A basic running principle is that every runner has an ideal racing weight. This is the weight at whic...
boosting your mitochondria to improve running performance
Boosting Your Mitochondria to Improve Running Performance In a college physiology class, I remember learning that mitochondria are the “powerhouse” of the cell...
Have you got what it takes to be a pace runner?
Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Pace Runner? After successfully pacing Roger Bannister to the first-ever sub-four minute mile in 1954, Chris Brash...
Pronation: Everyone’s doing it. Here’s our guide to make sure you’re running injury-free.
Everything You Need to Know About Pronation Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, IT band syndrome-- you’ve probably heard of, or even dealt a ...
boosting your mitochondria to improve running performance
Boosting Your Mitochondria to Improve Running Performance In a college physiology class, I remember learning that mitochondria are the “powerhouse” of the cell...
5 signs you are running too much
5 Signs You're Running Too Much Imagine you’re sitting at a Krispy Kreme shop, and you’ll be there for the next two hours. You figure...
The history of running and charities, how the pairing evolved and a few great causes/apps gaining attention today that you can support.
Why Running and Charities Are a Natural Fit The woman running in front of me pulled off her white baseball cap. She was bald underneath, and she ...
The impacts of running on depression and anxiety.
The Impacts of Running on Depression and Anxiety Most experienced runners will attest to the mood-boosting qualities of running. Bad day at the office...
tips and tricks for running while on your period
Running on Your Period So, you wake up to cramps, bloating and fatigue.  The dreaded monthly visitor has arrived just in tim...
sources of protein for vegan runners
Sources of Vegan Protein for Runners: An Alternative Way to Fuel Your Body It’s a common question many vegans constantly get asked, “How do you get your protein?”  This is espe...
5 spices all runners should start using
Staying Healthy: 5 Spices Runners Should Start Using We are all aware that spices make food taste good. But we might not be aware of all the health benefi...
Every runner will experience unique challenges to achieving and maintaining their ideal racing weight. 
Beware the Scale: How Weight Effects Runners at All Levels A basic running principle is that every runner has an ideal racing weight. This is the weight at whic...
Spartan Trifecta is a fun and effective way to improve your personal best.
How a Spartan Trifecta Will Improve Your Running Time Regardless of where you are in your running (beginner, 5Ks, 10Ks, half Marathons or full blown Marath...
Pronation: Everyone’s doing it. Here’s our guide to make sure you’re running injury-free.
Everything You Need to Know About Pronation Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, IT band syndrome-- you’ve probably heard of, or even dealt a ...
Running on a Budget
Running on a Shoestring Budget Humans are born to run. What was once a survival skill has morphed into a multimillion dollar industr...
When to part with that trusty old pair of running shoes.
When to Part with That Trusty Old Pair of Running Shoes Ah, the joys of buying a new pair of running shoes. That fresh-out-of-the-box smell, the excitement o...
Barefoot runner: feet on the road
Lessons from Urban Barefoot Running: Part 2 Last time I started talking about some of the things I learned in a summer of urban barefoot running....
Interview with Linsey Corbin
Interview with American Triathlete Linsey Corbin American Triathlete, Linsey Corbin, is no joke.  Her dedication and rigorous training has more than p...
lessons from urban barefoot running part 1
Lessons from Urban Barefoot Running: Part 1 I spent most of a summer running barefoot in Cleveland. Okay, technically I ran barefoot in an inner-...
All about Western States 100 Miles Endurance Run
Western States 100: The World's Oldest 100 Mile Trail Race Believe it or not, the Western States 100 ultra marathon was actually based on a horse race. Yes, a h...
How to tackle hills in an ultra marathon
Techniques To Conquer Those Hills In Ultra Running How an individual handles the uphill battle determines what their made of - in ultra running and in l...
5 books for ultra runners
5 Must Read Books For Ultra Runners Elite ultra marathon athletes spend decades evolving into the runners they are today. Many grow up as...

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