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45 Best Motivational Running Quotes for Race Day

Motivational running quotes are “attentional cues,” says sports psychologist Dr. Haley Perlus. They can trigger our attention and move it to a more positive space when our thoughts get out of control on race day, or in a tough workout. Here are 45 of the best running quotes to motivate you to do your best. … Read more

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Are You Too Strict About Your Running?

Many runners have Type A personalities who can be very rigid with their training. Being strict with run training can help you become a better runner, but it becomes a problem if you aren’t able to adapt, make poor choices, or can’t recover emotionally from missed runs. These expert tips may help you adapt better … Read more

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How to Avoid the Comparison Trap in Running

Comparing yourself to other runners is human nature. If you can compare yourself to your competition in a way that motivates you, keep doing it. If you compare yourself in a way that is negative and fuels you with doubt and jealousy, reframe your thoughts. Sports psychologist Dr. Haley Perlus and mental performance coach Carrie … Read more

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How to Start Running: A Complete Guide for Beginner Runners

Learning how to start running can feel daunting. I make it simple with running tips for beginners that make running really as easy as putting on your shoes, and walking out the door. Most beginner runners should start with run-walk intervals and run every other day. Learn how to start running with my simple running … Read more

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15 Running Documentaries to Watch This Winter

There is no better time than winter to cozy up indoors with a hot cup of tea and immerse yourself in a documentary that MOTIVATES you. Whether you’re an avid runner or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of human determination, the next 15 running documentaries will be a sure conduit to inspiration.  Because, let’s … Read more


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