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26 Pro Marathon Training Tips for Race Day Success

It is marathon season! The Chicago Marathon is this weekend. The New York City Marathon and Marine Corps Marathon are just around the bend. The Boston Marathon entries were just accepted.  I was able to heal my injuries and toe the marathon start line twice this past year. But this fall, I am battling another … Read more

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Should I Drink Coffee Before Running?

One scroll through Instagram and you’ll likely be barraged by coffee alternatives to replace caffeine. If you’re caffeine sensitive, sure, these are good options. But if not, grab your cup of joe and start reading. Because guess what? Drinking coffee, especially coffee before running, is almost always a good idea. Study after study after study … Read more

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Marathon Fueling 101: What to Eat Before, During, & After Running

Successful marathon training requires fueling well before, during and after your training runs.“If you run, you are an endurance athlete and need to view food differently. Food is fuel for your body and should not be restricted or feared,” says registered dietitian Kristy Baumann. She suggests eating about an hour before runs, about every half … Read more

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