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When I started blogging about running this year, the voice in my head was my biggest enemy. It was constantly nagging, trying to convince me that I was not good enough to be writing about running. This voice told me that I am not a good writer, that I don’t know enough about running, and …

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I am shamelessly in love with Altra shoes. I only discovered them at the end of 2020, but I already don’t want any other shoe ever to go running with me again. Why? Because these shoes are the only ones I have found that don’t trouble my wide and bunioned feet, and they have zero …

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As a female ultra-runner and running coach, I was intrigued when I stumbled upon a study titled “Enablers and barriers in ultra-running: a comparison of male and female ultra-runners.” Ultra-running has seen exponential growth in the last decade. However, considerably more men than women toe the starting lines of ultra-marathon races. Why is this so? …

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“I have no time” may be the recreational runner’s favorite excuse to avoid strength training. Despite studies showing how a strength training routine can reduce running injuries and improve running performance, many runners skip strength training. Chances are, you too are juggling your training, a full-time job, family responsibilities, and community commitments. And chances are, …

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Do you set running goals? Which ones? Maybe you decided you want to be able to run for 30 minutes without stopping, or you have your eyes set on finishing your first marathon. Now think about how you felt about those goals when you set them. Did they seem realistic to you – or, as …

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Us runners love our carbs. Pasta parties, carbohydrate loading, and aid stations stocked with fruit, cakes, and coke illustrate the importance of carbohydrates for running performance. But are carbohydrates the preferred fuel for your athletic pursuits, or is fat a better alternative? Should you give up on sugary gels and sports drinks and opt for …

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How committed are you? To live your dream life, have your dream relationship, and the running goals you want to achieve? If you constantly think about running goals you’d like to achieve but find yourself giving up before reaching them; you are unwilling to make the sacrifices required to attain them. You are not willing …

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According to The Sports Injury Bulletin, 70-80 % of runners get injured every year. I used to be one of them. When I started running in 2006, I needed to take a break after six months already. I developed a sharp pain in my knee that made even walking difficult. Because I was about to …

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Imagine for a second you’d have running superpowers. What would they be, and how would you run? Do you dream of having the grace and endurance of Eliud Kipchoge? Or do you wish to have the mental toughness and grit of Courtney Dauwalter? Imagine you were your ideal running self so that you could complete …

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If you like potatoes and seafood, you will love this dish. Root vegetables and seafood combine into a perfect meal of healthy carbs, fats, and protein. Combining herbs de Provence with ground turmeric seems a bit odd at first, but trust me, this combination of flavors is one you don’t want to miss 😉. Coconut …

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