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What to Eat When Running at High Altitude

When running a marathon or training at altitude, keep the following diet recommendations in mind:Increase your iron. Iron is needed for the body to produce hemoglobin. Due to the lower partial partial of oxygen at higher altitude the saturation…
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Why Running Every Day Makes You Awesome

If you know anyone who is a regular runner, you will quickly learn that running is one of the things in like that makes them happy. This is often difficult for non-runners to understand, because it looks like runners are simply gluttons for…
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We asked 20 experienced runners for running advice...here's what they said

Running Advice from Serious Runners We asked a number of die-hard runners to share their best tips and observations about running in a sentence. We listed their answers below in the hopes that newer runners can hear what experienced runners…
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Compression Sleeves and the RICE Treatment

Compression Sleeves and the R.I.C.E Treatment Whether you sustained an injury while playing sports, or if you simply fell into a minor accident, RICE treatment is most probably the first thing any licensed first aid provider, therapist, or…
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Running Motivation 101

I’d like to introduce you to Slob; who moved in when Motivation moved out. He’s a lazy, miserable procrastinator and a whinge-bag who drives me crazy, and it’s starting to tick me off.Seriously, I’ve been having a real tough…
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How to Fix Shin Splint Pain

How to Fix Shin Splint Pain Shin splints are the most common injury brought on by exercise, according to the Mayo Clinic. Most sufferers are physically active, and start experiencing pain after or during a run, game, or other form of exercise.The…
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A Running Coach Answers Common Running Questions

Although the main attraction of running is its simplicity, there is a lot of mystery about when to run, how to run, what to eat and when to stretch.The quality of the advice given to beginners to running will ultimately determine the success…
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Do You Run Like A Zen Master?

I know how difficult it can be as a runner to keep motivated. This article is about how I found my motivation for running again after a slump of note. And I want to share it with you because I know how difficult it can be as a runner to keep…
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How to Stay Motivated About Running

Motivation for Runners So if you’ve spent some time reading this blog you’d have noticed that a lot of what goes on here is centered on how to cultivate motivation for running. Without motivation – even in its waning state – there won’t…