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10 Amazing Essential Stretches to be a Better Runner

Stretches For Runners

Overall, stretching in any exercise program is super important. But when it comes to running, stretching prevents injury, helps with that post run pain, soreness, and ultimately makes you a better and stronger runner. Here are the essential stretches for runners that you should be doing.

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How to Really Start Running and Love It for Beginners!

Running For Beginners: An Honest Guide

I know it can seem overwhelming when you decide that you’d like to start running. You may have run years and years ago, or maybe this might be your first time considering running ever. This Running for Beginners Guide is for those folk who want to know an honest way on where to start.

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Social Distancing for Runners

Running and Social Distancing

When Governor Cuomo said “If you want to go on a run, God bless you.” Music to my running ears! How do we go about going for our runs during this time of social distancing? Here’s how to go about running when we have to worry about social distancing.

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Yosemite Half Marathon: My Road Trip Adventure

Running the Yosemite Half Marathon

As an east coast gal, I was excited to run in California, I signed up for the Vacation Races Yosemite Half Marathon. I hadn’t been to California in soooo many years. We’re talking 9 years!  I managed to make this whole Yosemite Half Marathon thing a whole week trip.  I stayed in 4 different places, 3 Airbnbs, 1 hostel, and I drove around in 1 dope ass rental car.

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Don’t Run in Fear

Running Scared

As a woman who runs, being scared to run is something that crosses my mind now and then. How do we stay safe as female runners? Why do I feel like every day there’s a new report out there that a woman jogger got murdered, raped, or assaulted? We can’t stop running out of the fear that the worst COULD possibly happen. Don’t run in fear.

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Hello, I’m a Runner and I Have Celiacs

A Runner with Celiacs?

Being a runner with Celiacs can be a bit of a challenge, as I can’t follow the advice from all the great runner resources out there to a tee, but that doesn’t stop me. I can’t have that crazy big pasta dinner the night before a race, but I do get to enjoy all the rice and potatoes I want! 😀 Bring on the carbs! My journey with being Celiac is fairly new and sometimes difficult, but getting to the diagnosis was the real struggle.

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