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8 of the Best Destination Races From Around the World

Every year, more and more people are lacing up their running shoes and hitting the road. From 5k races to full marathons, the number of runners have been growing over the past few years. With the explosion of new runners joining the field, many new races have cropped up all over the world — and some […]

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4 Simple Ways to Create Exercise Habits That Really Stick

The road to becoming a healthier version of yourself is a challenging task. There are many steps a person may take to achieve these goals, but there are key things you can do to help make the transition less intimidating. After all, the idea of heading towards the gym or starting to exercise on a regular basis […]

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5 Ways to Keep Exercising During Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside! Even though you probably want to hibernate in your warm bed this winter and wear your Snuggie forever, that’s not something you can actually do—sorry! Winter weather can make getting up out of bed the least desirable thing to do, not to mention making exercise our Mount Everest. Though working out in […]

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Why You Should Warm-Up Before You Run

Us runners tend to be an impatient bunch. We have lots of things that we want to happen and we want them to happen now. Things like wishing the humidity would get lost, for that race to be here now, for our pace to get quicker, or for the distances we can manage just to […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running (Without Freaking Out)

Coping with the demands of family, work life, school and social activities can often create difficulty when setting aside time or finding motivation to start a new fitness regimen. Today many are integrating a running routine into their lifestyle in hopes to aid just about every part of their health with physical and mental benefits that […]

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Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

A week from today marks the official beginning of Summer but in many places, including where I am, it’s felt like Summer for quite some time. After a brutal winter, relief from subzero temperatures is welcome, but can make it difficult to do anything outside without turning into a pile of sweat. It might be […]

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A Little Bit of Pixie Dust, and a Pair of Running Shoes

A little less than a month ago, a pair of Mickey Mouse ears and a tiara were packed into my suitcase. The reason? I was traveling to the Disney Half Marathon Princess Weekend to compete with 15 runners that I coach for a unique racing opportunity like none other. The race took place on February 22-24 […]

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