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How to Recover from Hitting the Wall in the Marathon

The biggest obstacle to completing 26.2 is hitting the wall in the marathon. So many runners have beautiful and perfect training cycles that are completely sabotaged when they come up against the marathon wall. Hitting the wall, simply put, is when your body runs out of fuel for faster running. Your body slows down, your … Read more

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How Long Does It Take to Lose Running Fitness?

UPDATED April 22, 2022: I wrote this post a year ago, and now I’m revisiting it. Why? Because I’ve had to take so many breaks over the past 2.5 years from running that I am constantly asking myself: how long does it take to lose running fitness? Subsequently, I’ve had a lot of mother runners ask … Read more

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10 Steps to Run Longer Without Stopping

One of the main goals of running is to run longer without stopping. People stop running for many reasons: we are low on energy. Our bodies hurt. We’re bored. Or, we just don’t have motivation. The trouble is most people go out the gate expecting to be able to run fast and far before their … Read more

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