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How Half Marathon Training Can Lead to a Healthier Lifestyle

7 different ways your training can create the healthier lifestyle you want Half marathons are extremely popular within the running community. Every day, more people start running as a way to create a healthier lifestyle. Consistency is key…
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Running Terms Every Beginner Should Know

Expand your knowledge as a runner when you learn about these running terms Running is a great addition to your life. Not only does it help you get or stay in shape, but it also stimulates your brain and improves your mental health. Every day…
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How Far in Advance You Should Start Training

We’re here to help if you’re not sure when you should start training for your half Congratulations on deciding to train for your first half marathon. Or congrats on returning for another 13.1 miles in pursuit of your PR. Either way, you…
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Why Adding Cross-Training is Beneficial for Your Body

Learn how cross-training is beneficial and can help you become a more balanced runner Whether you've just discovered running or have been a runner for years, it’s important to know why cross-training is beneficial. This becomes more important…
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Tight Hips in Runners: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Keep your training on track when you prevent tight hips Oftentimes, runners experience a feeling of tightness in and around the hip region. Especially if they’ve just begun training and have started increasing their mileage. This tightness…
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Better Runner’s Butt: How to Build Strong Glutes

Learn how to strengthen your glutes for a better runner's butt Runners should always keep their health and physique in proper condition. This is key to many, many happy miles! An effective training plan emphasizes a healthy diet, proper nutrition,…
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Vary Your Running Routine for Better Results

Switch things up and see improvement when you vary your running routine Everything can feel out of balance when you initially vary your running routine. Have you added new workouts? Are you getting up earlier than normal? Is your distance progressively…
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6 Beneficial Exercises Runners Can Do Anywhere

Runners can complete these 6 beneficial exercises anytime, anywhere More and more people are joining the running community. People are attracted by running's simplicity and numerous health benefits. The best part is, you don’t need fancy…