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10 Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners 2021

It’s already that time of year! Time to start that holiday shopping (and while you’re at it, treat yourself for all your hard work with these gift ideas for runners!). But what do you gift runners? I am here to help with holiday gift ideas for runners including gift ideas for the runner who has … Read more

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7 Marathon Recovery Tips to Recover Faster

Running a marathon is an amazing physical and mental achievement, one that requires an ample amount of time to recover. However, many marathon runners run a marathon only to be eager to jump right back into training—ignoring the best marathon recovery tips: REST and RECOVER. Marathoners think they can capitalize on their marathon fitness or … Read more

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The 4 Best Nursing Sports Bras for Runners

When you become a mother (runner), everything changes including (if you are nursing), your chest. And you suddenly become involved in two endurance activities—running and breastfeeding. Having the proper equipment (the best nursing sports bra) becomes paramount for you and your baby’s comfort. After all, why make life harder as a breastfeeding mother runner than … Read more

What Happens When You Taper

How Do You Taper for a Marathon?

The marathon taper is a CRITICAL component of any marathon training program in order to absorb your training and get to the start line fresh. But tapering for a marathon can be tricky. You can taper too much or too little and end up feeling flat on race day. The marathon taper also messes with … Read more

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Theragun Review: Can Massage Guns Help Runners?

Massage guns for runners are all the rage these days with the Theragun being the cream of the crop. But are massage guns worth the money? Can massage guns really help your running? When massage therapists, physical therapists, and my chiropractor started using them on me, I started paying attention—maybe massage guns could be worth … Read more

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Benefits of an Easy Running Pace

Until a couple of years ago when I started to take my training more seriously, I ran without a watch. I had no data. No idea of my pace or distance. But I listened to my body. As a result, I ran strictly based on feel because the purpose behind the runs was simple: They … Read more

How to Start Running: A Complete Guide for Beginner Runners

Friends, I’ve been running most my life (since I was 6 years old) but I have had to learn how to start running many times—especially recently. First, it was the two beautiful children I had. Then, once I aced postpartum running, it was a torn hamstring that required about a year and half of rehabilitation. … Read more

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