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Learn How to Be Mentally Tough

When you hear strength training do images of weightlifting in the gym come to mind? If so, you’re not alone. Building physical strength is vital for a balanced and healthy body, but it’s only part of the puzzle. Strength training also happens in the mind. It’s time to pay a…

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The 5 Best Post-Run Foods

Recovery and proper fueling is just as important as the time you put in during training runs.  “Eating the right foods after a workout helps repair damaged muscles, builds new muscle fibers, replenishes glucose stores and restores fluid and electrolyte levels,” says Torey A…

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Resolve to Make Flow Part of Your New Year

KEEP GOALS AND RUN IN THE MOMENT Two weeks into the new year, over 30 percent of those with resolutions have fallen off the bandwagon. By six months, it’s projected to be over 55 percent. A 2013 study by the University of Scranton found only about 8% of respon…

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4 Ways to Run Stronger This Year

NATIONAL CLEAN OFF YOUR DESK DAY APPLIES TO TRAINING, TOO Ever feel like when you clean off your desk and straighten your office, you get more done? Well, it’s because you probably do. And there’s science to prove it. Studies show that a clean and uncluttered…

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Looking Back to Look Ahead

It's easy to set goals, but not always as easy to follow through. We can help. Here are our top 5 tips for setting New Year’s resolutions you can keep. Read More »

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8 New Year's Resolutions for Runners

It’s time to start thinking about setting goals for the year ahead. We've compiled a list of eight resolutions every runner needs. Read More »

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Are you using your fitness tracker effectively?

If your fitness tracker is measuring your heart rate and you're using its default zones to manage or assess your workouts - you're probably working with bad data.  Your actual heart rate zones likely differ from those default zones, reducing your training efficiency.  The result?&#…

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Turkey Traffic (And How to Deal With It)

Thanksgiving is the busiest racing day of the year. Kicking off the holiday with a family 5K is as much a part of the tradition as Aunt Patty bringing the sweet potatoes to a three o'clock dinner. Because of the race day’s popularity, the Turkey Trot is probably the most crowded 5K ma…

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Project 3(ish)

Amy L. Marxkors is the author of The Lola Papers: Marathons, Misadventures, and How I Became a Serious Runner and Powered By Hope: The Teri Griege Story.  She is also a former Fit Professional at Fleet Feet St. Louis.  Click here to read some of Amy's previous…

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5 Reasons to Get a Post-Race Massage

Properly recovering from your race is just as important as preparing for your race. In your mind the race may be over, but your muscles haven't yet gotten the memo. Help them make the transition by using recovery-specific nutritional products and getting some hugely beneficial massage therap…

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