For Real – People Are Actually Running These Strange 5k Races

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via greatist.com BY JORDAN SHAKESHAFT The 21 Most Incredible Themed Races Zombies, Twinkies, and a photo op with Mickey Mouse? Today’s most amazing themed races feature insane obstacles, over-the-top costumes, and an outrageous supply of tasty treats. The best part: These wild n’ crazy events get the body, mind, and spirit off to the races. […]

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Modifying Training Schedules Around Work

view this image>>> via trainingpeaks.com By Hal Higdon Have a question about running? You’re in the right place. Every Tuesday, world-renowned coach, author and athlete Hal Higdon posts and answers athlete questions here. You can submit your question by joining the discussions on Hal Higdon’s Virtual Training Bulletin Boards. QUESTION Your training schedule this Sunday calls […]

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How Do You Find The Right Running Shoes?

View Image>>> By Emily Hill  Source: AL.com With many local races just around the corner, professionals at Running Wild in Fairhope have offered tips and tricks for finding the perfect shoe – and the perfect fit. Shoe experts Alison Ellis and Lizzie Burch have both completed numerous marathons. Ellis ran the Boston Marathon in 2013, […]

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Nutrition Know-how for Athletes

View Image>>> By Elizabeth Quinn Sports Medicine Expert Source: About.com Drink Water Drinking water throughout the day is a good habit for athletes to develop. In fact, water accounts for about 60 percent of our body weight, and every system in our body depends on water to function properly. Water helps regulate body temperature, lubricates joints and transports nutrients […]

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Is Maple Syrup the New Racing Fuel?

By Rachael Schultz Source: Shape.com View Image>>> We’re entirely certain it improves upon pancakes, but could maple syrup also take your run to the next level? Sounds crazy, but it may actually be one of the best race fuels thanks to its ideal nutrient profile. “During exercise, our muscles use all of our stored glucose to […]

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Since The Accident He’s Been Able To Do Many Things Other Humans Can’t — And He’s Not Even Fictional

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Curated by Megan Kelly. Taken from upworthy.com This post is part of a special partnership with TED where we’ll feature hand-picked talks from the always-excellent TED Radio Hour on NPR. If you (like me) watch too many movies, you may not find this talk impressive right off the bat. But soon you’ll remember that Inspector […]

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Zero Drop Running Shoes Unboxing And Review

This year I’m trying zero drop running shoes after 15 years and six marathons…we’ll see what happens. To get things started i made this Video:Zero Drop Running Shoes Unboxing And Review Why the switch? I was reading a book by Dr Starrett and I’m intrigued and ready to give it a run… Here’s the title: Ready […]

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