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Should I do it or not?
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Broaden Your Training Base
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Avoid overtraining
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Well-trained fat metabolism or ‘why less is often more’
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The Basics of Sports Nutrition
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Increased daily energy
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A Strong Immune System = More Power
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Sports and cold

Should I do it or not?

Who is not familiar with the inner voice that says, “I’m tired, today resting would sure be nice”?But running.COACH is telling me to do a 60 minute tempo run. The dutiful runner laces up her shoes and goes out to run the workout regardless. Few others actually listen to their bodies, lie down and take[…]

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Broaden Your Training Base

Two out of every three runners have to deal with some sort of orthopedic problems during the course of a year. This number is alarming, and is due in large part to the fact that running as a sport is underestimated in its complexity. We typically care only about how many miles we run and[…]

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Avoid overtraining

Running is good for body, mind and soul. But too much running (as is often the case with just about everything else in life) is not. The right balance of running, active rest (or cross training) and recovery is crucial to effective and efficient training. You must pay attention and adjust your training accordingly when[…]

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The Basics of Sports Nutrition

Your diet has a significant impact on your performance. It’s important for everyone to eat a good balance of carbohydrates, protein and fats, and athletes should make sure that every meal contains a protein source. Extra special attention should be paid to your diet immediately before, during and after a competition or an intense workout.[…]

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Increased daily energy

A healthy diet not only increases your energy levels and general well being, it helps your body deal with the stress associated with your training. Supplied with the right nutrients, your immune system is also more stable. With these simple tips, you’re everyday life will improve and your running training and racing will be that[…]

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A Strong Immune System = More Power

In the late fall and winter, the risk of catching a viral infection increases substantially. Sports in cold weather, rooms with forced air heating, and coughing and sniffling people are just a couple of the contributing factors during this time of year. While, in the long run, regular aerobic exercise strengthens your immune system, in[…]

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Sports and cold

For some athletes, there is nothing better than gliding on a freshly groomed trail after the first snowfall. However, caution is advised on bitterly cold days, especially when it is early in the morning. Among other hazards, you must be careful not to damage your lungs. This can happen when you haven’t properly warmed up[…]

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