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Jul 15, 2024

Debunking 3 Common Myths About Running

Running Myths Debunked

People love to talk about the negatives when it comes to running...but are they really that bad? Here are 3 running myths debunked!

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May 13, 2024

The Best Running Motivation Tips for You to Boost Your Runs

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Running motivation is something that all runners seek at one point or another. Luckily, there are some very useful tools, that we talk about here, that help get us through the dry spells.

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Apr 22, 2024

What are the Best Hip Stretches for Runners?

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Here are the best hip stretches for runners so that you can stay flexible, boost your running performance and stay injury free!

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Apr 15, 2024

From Couch to Marathon Training - A Plan to Get You on the Run

Couch to Marathon Training Plan

Yes, YOU can absolutely go from couch to marathon training plan and here is the plan and the guide to show you how!

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Mar 18, 2024

The Best Minimalist Running Shoes

Best Minimalist Running Shoes

Here's a list and guide to the best minimalist running shoes out there for runners and marathoners!

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Feb 09, 2024

What are the Best Recovery Drinks for Runners to Use?

Recovery Drinks for Runners

As a long distance runner or marathoner, you will want to find the best recovery drinks for runners so that you can recover fast! Here's a guide to the best!

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Feb 05, 2024

13 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule!

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Here is a great beginner friendly 13 week half marathon training plan for those who want to add just 1 mile a week to the long run!

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Jan 15, 2024

What are the Best Running Lights for Runners to Use?

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If you are an early morning or a night runner who loves running outdoors then you will want to get the best running light! Here are the top picks!

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Dec 12, 2023

9 Tips to Build Endurance and Stamina as a Runner

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Here are 9 of the best ways to increase running endurance and stamina and keep building from where you are currently at!

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Nov 29, 2023

The Best Top Running Podcasts For Your Next Run

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Listening to a podcast can be so enjoyable while running! Here is a list of the best running podcasts to listen to on your next run!

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Nov 07, 2023

What are the Best Running Compression Socks in 2024?

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Here's a list of the best running compression socks for marathoners! With the benefits they have, these compression socks might become your very best friends!

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Oct 20, 2023

How Long Does it Take to Recover From a Marathon? + Reverse Tapering

How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Marathon

You crossed the finish line! Now how long does it take to recover from a marathon and how do you get back into running? Here's your guide!

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Oct 09, 2023

How to Taper During Training for a Half Marathon

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Here is your guide on how to perform a half marathon taper the week or two before your race with tips + mistakes you will want to avoid!

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Sep 26, 2023

What to Eat During a Half Marathon

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On this page you will find a detailed list and guide on what to eat during a half marathon so that you can enhance your performance!

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Sep 18, 2023

What are the Best Foods to Eat Before a Half Marathon?

So there you have it! With a sound nutritional strategy in place, you’re well set-up for optimal performance and a positive race day performance. -And it’s really not that hard to implement. Just prioritize carb intake, include a moderate amount of protein, incorporate essential nutrients and electrolytes and stay hydrated.  Plan this pre-race meal thoughtfully, experiment with various foods during training, and then proceed to the day of the race with confidence and a well-fueled body that will carry you well all the way to the finish line!

Want to run a fun, energized half marathon? Then here is your guide to what to eat before a half marathon so that you can feel your best out on the course!

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Jun 21, 2023

Best Salt Tablets for Runners: When to Use Them in Running

Salt Tablets for Runners

Do runners really need to take salt tablets when running or training for a marathon? Here's your guide to the best salt tablets for runners + when to use them!

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Jun 05, 2023

8 Best Hoka Running Shoes for Marathon Training

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The HOKA running shoe brand is one of the most popular shoes for marathoners! Here's a guide to choosing the best HOKA shoes for marathon training & racing!

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Jun 01, 2023

Training For a First Half Marathon Takes How Long?

How Long Does It Take To Train For a Half Marathon

With the half marathon being not only a fun but challenging distance you might wonder how long does it take to train for a half marathon? Here's your breakdown!

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May 24, 2023

How to Run (And Finish!) a Half Marathon Without Training

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Want to know how to go about running a half marathon without training? If you are that kind of overachiever here's a guide with some running tips!

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May 19, 2023

Training for a Marathon Using Heart Rate Zones Plans

Marathon Training Heart Rate Zones

One incredibly effective way of pacing and pushing yourself in training is to use marathon training heart rate zones. Here's a guide on how to do this!

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May 17, 2023

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May 08, 2023

What is Resting Heart Rate and Why it Matters for Runners

Resting Heart Rate For Runners

Knowing what a good resting heart rate for runners is and being able to compare it to your own can tell you a lot about yourself and your running!

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May 01, 2023

The 7 Best Anti Blister Running Socks for Marathon Runners

Best Anti Blister Running Socks

Here's your guide to the best anti blister running socks for long distance runners. Prevent blisters from ever happening by arming yourself with a pair!

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Apr 21, 2023

Tips for How to Recover after Running a Half Marathon

How to Recover From a Half Marathon

Here is a guide plus tips on how to recover from a half marathon so that you can bounce back and feel your best as quickly as possible!

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Apr 11, 2023

How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon: Qualifying Times

Qualifying Boston Marathon Times

The Boston Marathon is the most prestigous marathon in the world! If it's your dream to run the race, here are the qualifying Boston Marathon times you need.

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Apr 06, 2023

7 Best Post Running Recovery Sandals for Runners

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If you haven't treated your feet to a pair of the best running recovery sandals then how are you even thanking them for all they do? Here's a list of the best!

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Mar 31, 2023

Full + Half Marathon Pace Band: Generator + Printable

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If you have a time goal that you want to stay on target for during your race then half marathon pace bands are your friend! They're fast, easy, and free!

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Mar 24, 2023

7 Best Anti-Chafing Cream for Runners

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Anti-Chafing cream is going to save your life as a long distance runner! Here's a list of the 7 Best Anti-Chafing Creams for Runners

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Mar 10, 2023

Is Oatmeal Good For Runners?

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Oatmeal is one of those warm, comforting breakfast foods that can be made in so many different ways. But is oatmeal good for runners? Why or why not?

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Mar 06, 2023

11 Best Hydration Belts for Marathon Training & Running

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Running long training runs requires you to bring hydration along with you! Here's 11 of the best hydration belts for marathon training!

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Feb 27, 2023

Most Common Foot Problems for Runners

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Here's a list of the most common foot problems for runners + tips and tricks on how to self-diagnose and treat if possible.

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Feb 10, 2023

What to Wear for a 5K Run (& Beyond!) in Cold Weather!

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Outdoor winter runs can be a beautiful thing IF you are dressed appropriately! Here's what to wear for a 5k run (or longer!) in cold weather!

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Feb 06, 2023

Full & Half Marathon Pace Chart in KM (Kilometers!)

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This full & half marathon pace chart in km (kilometers) will help you stay on target for your marathon or half marathon finish time goal!

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Jan 31, 2023

11 Best Running Sneakers For Achilles Tendonitis

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It is critical for you to find the best running sneakers for Achilles Tendonitis if you want to relieve pain and treat the issue. Here are the best picks!

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Jan 16, 2023

What is the Average Time for a Half Marathon: Chart by Age Group

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Here is a chart based off of gender, age group and ability level that will tell you what is the average time for a half marathon.

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Jan 10, 2023

9+ Best Lunch Ideas for Runners

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It's typical to find yourself hungry as a runner. Be proactive and have a list of healthy lunches you enjoy! Here's a list of healthy lunch ideas for runners!

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Jan 03, 2023

Best Healthy Snacks for Runners

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Here are 21 of the best healthy snacks for runners that are focused on giving you energy and promoting quick recovery!

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Dec 28, 2022

How to Get Kids to Run & Love It!

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Running is such a healthy outlet so how can we get kids to run and love it too? Here's some tips and tricks I've learned as a mom and runner!

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Dec 12, 2022

Best Way to Carry Your Phone While Running: 10 Options You'll Love!

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Running and bringing a phone with you goes hand in hand. Here's some great ideas on the best way to carry your phone while running.

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Dec 07, 2022

The Best Treadmill for Runners on a Budget in 2024

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Treadmills don't have to be a pricey investment. Here's the best treadmill for runners on a budget under $500, and under $1000.

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Nov 13, 2022

Best Marathon Gifts Ideas for the Runner in Your Life all under $40!

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These are some of the best marathon gifts for the runner from a runner who knows what a runner loves!

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Nov 04, 2022

Garmin vs Apple Watch: Which is Best For Running in 2024?

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Trying to make the choice between a garmin vs apple watch for running? Here's a break down of what might suit you best depending on your goals!

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Oct 31, 2022

Printable Strength Exercises for Runners: Downloadable Workouts

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As much as video is the norm, there is nothing more convenient than having a downloadable, physical guide like these printable strength exercises for runners!

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Oct 24, 2022

Best Running Mask for Cold Weather: + 6 Great Options!

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If you run in the cold then finding yourself the best running mask for cold weather is essential! Here's a list of the best ones out there!

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Sep 26, 2022

52 Week Marathon Training Schedule

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This 52 week marathon training schedule will show you the path to training and running a marathon within one year!

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Jul 01, 2022

5 Things You Really Sign Up For When You Sign Up For a Marathon

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When you sign-up for a marathon you aren’t just signing up for lots of running. Here are 5 things you are really saying yes to.

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Jun 28, 2022

3 Best Energy Chews for Marathon & Half Marathon Running

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Here's a list of the best energy chews for marathon and half marathon runners that will guarantee your race success.

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May 31, 2022

How to Carry Stuff While Running: Phone, Nutrition, Water, Oh my!

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Here's a list of the best ways to carry stuff while running like your phone and water, especially when training or running a marathon or half marathon!

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