It’s Okay to Accept a DNS

DNS: Did not start. One of the worst nightmares for a runner, especially at a race you’ve been dreaming of for a while. Choosing to not start a race can be seen as quiting before even trying and can result in crying, eating copious amounts of ice cream, curling up in a ball, and not taking off your sweat pants …

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Knowing When To Eat & When To Workout

A balanced diet and exercise are key in creating a healthy life style and a balanced weight. Important things to remember when training and eating is when to eat versus when to work out. You have probably heard that the timing of meals and exercise can play a crucial role in maximizing both your training, and weight loss, depending on …

7 Tips to Better Recover from a Race

Whether you’re running half marathons, marathons or ultras, recovery is a very important part of the racing process. After months of training and putting your body through the stress of the race, it is time to take some time to sit back, relax and let your body heal. Here are our top tips from recovering from race such as the …

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How to Run a Race With a Partner and Both Finish Alive

According to some people, the thought of running a race with their significant other or a friend is the worst imaginable thing on the planet. An event where surely one of them would end up wanted for murder, or both partners ending up completely crazy and splitting up. But, have no fear. It is possible to run a race with …

How to Stay Injury Free & Love Running Forever!

Too often we fall into a training scheduale, determined to reach a certain distance and we forget to pay attention to the warning signs. Injuries can affect any runner but there are things you can do avoid them. 1. Stretch Admit it. You probably don’t stretch as often as you should, or even at all. I am guilty for it …

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7 Tips for Smarter, Safer Summer Running.

As we dive deeper into summer, the temperatures continue to rise and it can make running through a little more difficult. Heat and humidity can make summer your least favourite season for outdoor exercise, but with longer days and less rain, there is a lot to love. Here are some quick tips for running effectively and safely in the heat: …

11 Confessions of a Distance Runner

When you start spending more and more time running, you start to inadvertently incorporate different things into your life. When your weekend mornings are spent running for hours instead of sleeping in, when your week day evenings are filled with speed work, hill repeats, tempo runs and when your constantly setting ridiculous new goals… things can start to get a …

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The Foam Roller 101

It’s a love hate relationship with the Foam Roller. As we know it provides one of those hurts so good type of situations. We are going to help you get through it… roll through it. Types of Foam Rollers: – Since the foam roller first made its debut appearance in and around 1997, there have been many different shaped and …

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6 Common Running Injuries (and How to Avoid Each)

As much as we love running there are common injuries associated with the sport that can cause us to be in pain and hault our running. It is best to know what you could be up against, how to avoid them and how to relieve it if you are experiencing it. Here are 5 common running injuries: and Running can …

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Psssst… Girl Talk and Those Body Things

Let’s talk about all of those weird, gross, ouch, things that running can cause to our bodies. Between the three of us girls we have asked and discussed all of these things with each other as if they are a secret or we are the only one that it is happening to. Then we realized “hey I’ve also had that …