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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Ran My First Marathon

Many first-time marathoners have no idea what they're getting themselves into. I know that was true in my case, but at the time, I didn't think it...

Don't Choke on Race Day: Tips to Run a Better Race

You've spent many weeks training for your marathon. You've been eating the right foods, building up your mileage and increasing your speed. But whet...

5 Foods to Avoid Before a Race

A simple nutrition mistake before a race can thwart months of dedicated training. To ensure your body is ready when the starting gun fires, avoid th...

5 Tips to Survive an Obstacle Course Race

Sure, you can lift weights. And you can run. But can you climb ropes, leap over fire and crawl through claustrophobia-inducing tunnels? Last ye...

How Simple Pre-Race Eating Led to Chris Legh's Breakthrough

Just 50 yards from the finish line, Chris Legh's legs buckled underneath him. The elite triathlete had endured almost all of Ironman Kona in 1997, and...

Achieve Your Goals With 5 Mental Skills Principles

Do you ever struggle with your goals and ambitions because you think they are unattainable? Your short- and long-term goals in sports are well wi...

New Balance Releases Lightest Running Shoes in the World—the RC 5000

Weighing in at a phenomenally light 3.2 ounces (2.5 ounces for the women's model), the New Balance RC 5000 is the lightest running shoe on the marke...

10 Basic Guidelines For Marathon Training

Whether you're a veteran runner or training for your first marathon, follow these basic guidelines for your workouts and recovery to reach your ...

Build Superior Lasting Speed

Whether you're a 100-meter sprinter or competing in the 200, you need more than a short burst of speed to win races. Running character builders (or CB...

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