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Tales from the Trail

We all know the hardest part of running is getting out the door.  It takes determination, focus and commitment.  However, once you’ve made the promise to run, it no longer becomes a question of if you’ll get out the door, it’s just a matter of when. This is where…

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Avoid Race Day Nutrition Mistakes

  When you step to the starting line of any endurance event that you’ve trained for, there are a stressful number of things that you just can’t control that are going to impact your performance. You can’t control how your training went, how many workouts you missed, o…

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What I Learned About Being A Mom From Running

  Kara Goucher is a mom, a wife, a two-time Olympian, and an advocate of health.  "I’ve often said that running and motherhood go hand-in-hand. I am a better mother because I get to continue to chase my running dreams, and I’m a better runner because my son…

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Save Your Skin

  If you've ever had a bad sunburn or blister you know, if you don't take the proper precautions, skin issues can sideline you just as badly as injuries to your muscles, bones, and joints.In addition to the temporary discomfort that goes along with a sunburn, lots of unprotected sun ex…

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The Race is over…now what?

The Race is over…now what?     You’ve been training and training to run the race but what happens as soon as you cross the finish line? The best time to plan your post-race strategy is prior to the race. We’ve heard horror stories of folks who completed a mar…

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Race Advice From The Other Side of The Finish Line

Advice from the other side     Much like Adele, we’d like to say “hello” and offer you some race advice from the other side. Even if you’ve completed a couple of races, you might find some advice here that resonates with you.   Completing the rac…

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Seeing is Believing

Seeing Is Believing      Visualization is a strong performance tool that can assist you while racing. If you are what you eat, then you are what you think, too. This strategy is used in every sport so here are some tips to help your vision become reality.   Perfect R…

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Crushing Baby Chicks

Crushing Baby Chicks One of the common questions we get from our beginners in our run groups is, “what is the proper way to run?” If you’ve ever watched runners in a race, you’ll see many methods of running; some will have their hands in close to their chest, some wi…

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Holiday Hangovers

Merry as the winter season is, between the holiday parties, the constant parade of gift baskets, and the free-flow of sweet treats and alcohol, it’s easy to eat back all the calories you worked so hard to burn on the run. Here are some tips to help you through the holiday hangover: …

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Running In The Rain

  Since we've had a recent wet-spell in Arizona, we decided to share some timely tips for running in the rain: https://www.fleetfeetsports.com/blog/run-the-rain We want you to be safe out there so here's one more tip:  if you're running at night, make sure you are LIT UP with vi…

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