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3 Things You Must Do Before Trying Minimalist Running Shoes

Many avid and recreational runners alike have shifted their preferred footwear from standard running shoes to minimalist shoes. Although minimalist ...

7 Tips to Help First-Time Marathoners Avoid Common Mistakes

Marathon training can be confusing. Many first-timers focus so intently on building up their legs and endurance that they overlook other keys to a...

Want to Run a Half Marathon? Tips and Tricks to Get You to the Finish Line

If you've mastered the 5K and crossed the finish line of its double-distance cousin, the 10K, you can now contemplate running a half marathon. The...

8-Week Spartan Beast Training Program

There are three types of Spartan races: the Spartan Sprint (3+ miles), the Super Spartan (8+ miles) and the Spartan Beast (13+ miles). If you have a...

An Introduction to Strength Training for Runners

Just running won't help you reach your potential as a runner. Too many distance runners and sprinters limit themselves by forgoing strength training...

6 5K Tips for a Great Running Experience

A 5K race can be a great experience for both beginners and experienced runners who are trying to stay in shape for longer races. 5Ks also provide ...

Are You Ready for the Arctic Enema?

I knew the Tough Mudder would test both my physical and mental endurance. That's why I wanted to try this self-proclaimed "toughest event on the plane...

Running Tips for True Beginners

Want to go from the couch to running a 5K? Stop looking online and follow the tips below. They can help you run a perfect first race. (See also 8...

Are You Ready for a Tough Mudder?

Are you afraid of heights? Do you cringe at thought of tight spaces? Do you hate getting dirty or can't tolerate extreme temperatures? If so, you ca...

How to Prepare for the Spartan Race and Other Mud Runs

So you want to try a mud run? Great options for beginners are races that come in at the 5K distance like the Warrior Dash, Spartan Race Sprint, or o...

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