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10 Mental Health Benefits of Running

Posted by: on July, 10 2017

Found on Competitor.com and written by Candice Rasa “If you’re feeling stressed out, lace up those running shoes and take them for a spin.” So goes the accumulated wisdom of studies on how running can reduce stress. But the other mental health benefits of this ancient sport may be less familiar—and potentially even stronger motivation […]

Patience In Training Pays Off In The End

Posted by: on June, 29 2017

Found on Competitor.com and written by Jeff Gaudette It’s not always about how hard and fast you can go in a workout. In the vocabulary of a runner, patience is a dirty word. Runners always want to run faster, run more miles, and crush their personal bests, and they want it now. To be more […]

Bear Kills Teen In Trail Race

Posted by: on June, 20 2017

Associated Press, Monday, June 19th ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That’s when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare […]

Avoid Being “That Guy” at Your Next Race

Posted by: on June, 8 2017

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by M. Nicole Nazzaro Learn from the two viral faux pas at this year’s Boston Marathon and the experiences of a long-time race director. It’s the modern equivalent of writing “I will not behave badly” a hundred times on a classroom chalkboard, but worse: being Internet-shamed for questionable antics at […]

9 Triathlon Race Rules You Didn’t Know You Were Breaking

Posted by: on May, 31 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Susan Lacke A primer of the most commonly violated race rules. Though event rules are readily available on every race’s website, stuffed in race-day packets, and blared through a megaphone at pre-race meetings, newbies and pros alike tune out talk of rules and regulations. Rules are boring, and besides, […]

How To Execute a Low-Volume, High-Intensity Triathlon Training Strategy

Posted by: on May, 31 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Sarah Wassner Flynn It’s not an empty promise, but it’s also not easy to do. Because if you want to be a better endurance athlete on less time, you’ve got to focus—and make your workouts hurt.   When Eric Wheeler set out to train for and race an Ironman […]

VIDEO: What’s For Dinner with Allen Lim

Posted by: on May, 25 2017

What’s for dinner with Allen Lim.    

7 Foods Runners Should Eat Every Day

Posted by: on May, 25 2017

Found on Competitor.com and written by Lindsay Kunkel Whether you’re an elite athlete or a penguin plodder, a runner’s body has special nutritional needs. You just can’t do your best on a terrible diet. The following healthy foods not only contribute to overall health but also pack an extra punch for running-related requirements, including increased […]

How To Stay Hydrated If You Hate Drinking Water

Posted by: on May, 23 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Brooke Schohl First, you’ve got to know what’s at stake should you become dehydrated. You lose water through breathing, digestion and sweating, and even minor dehydration can negatively impact your performance, hindering your body’s ability to regulate its temperature and blood pressure, and fuel working muscles. So what if […]

3 Powerhouse Nutrients You Should Be Eating

Posted by: on May, 23 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Matthew Kadey, M.S, R.D Sure, other health foods may be more exciting. But while these three nutrients might be the dietary equivalent of mom jeans, they’re tried and true, and a deficit of any one of them can keep you from reaching your full potential. So add this trio […]