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Perspective

Five weeks ago I made a hard decision; I decided to take some time off from running. My right foot had started bothering me towards the end of May, but the weather was finally breaking and I had big race plans for the fall which meant lots of miles this summer. So I kept running. My foot …

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Guest Post: Plantar Fasciits

Every so often, there are topics I would love to write about but don't feel that I have the right credentials to address fully. Injuries are one of those things. Thankfully, our friend Krystian at the Maine Medical Center is an expert, and has offered to help us talk about some common runn…

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Best Yoga Poses for Runners

Looking for some yoga poses to aid your running? Check out the link to the article! https://www.fleetfeetsports.com/blog/7-yoga-moves-every-runner-needs-to-know

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Burnout

You’ve probably heard of common injuries like plantar fasciitis, shin splints, achilles tendonitis, ITBS, or stress fractures. Some of you may have even experienced one or more of those injuries while training for a race. But one of the lesser talked about side effects of training ha…

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Springing Into Spring Injury Free

They say March tends to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. But when the first two Saturdays have single digit highs with close to -20 degree wind chills and then a category 3 winter storm drops 14-20 inches of snow on you, I’d say March came in like a whole stampede of large…

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Making Peace With The Monotony

March is like a Thursday. By Thursday each week, most people are ready for the weekend. But you still have to slog through Thursday before you’re actually there. That’s how March feels. Because spring technically begins in March and the clocks change and fresh maple syrup start…

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Run Safe! Don't Get Hurt on The Road

"Running should feel relaxing. But it can be tough to decompress if you’re dodging traffic, and stressing about an encounter with a stranger or a stray animal. Here are some steps to help you feel and be safer when you’re on the road." With the weather changing rapidly here in M…

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Learn to Love Summer Running

"When temperatures soar, it can be tough to get fired up for a workout. When it’s hot, even the same pace feels tougher. But there’s good reason to keep your training on track through September.  In the near term, braving the heat of the moment can give your fitness a boost…

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runMoji

"Express yourself as only a runner can. Emojis are an essential communication tool, and just like running, their use transcends age groups. Until recently, there was a surprising lack of meaningful emojis for runners to use that capture the running culture. That changes now." For more i…

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Hydration Help

Hydration Help 5 Summer Tips "Fluids are such an important part of your running life. Water supports all the major body processes—from regulating your body temperature to flushing waste products out of your system. All the organs and cells in the body need water to properly function.…

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