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Spotting pain patterns before an injury derails your running

I have yet to meet a runner who’s never been injured, and that’s not much of a surprise given anywhere between 50% – 80% of runners are injured every year. There’s a lot that can go wrong when you’re pounding the pavement with the force of 2-3x your bodyweight on 1 leg at a time. We runners aren’t exactly the conservative bunch, either, when it comes to addressing a little twinge here or tightness there. In the past, I’ve put on braces, popped Advil, injured other body parts from overcompensating, and done the runner’s walk of shame from going…

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Finding the right exercise program for YOU

What’s truly amazing about the time we live in is that there are so many options for getting fit, and a general social acceptance that there’s no one right choice. Yogis and Crossfitters and Runners and Bootcampers exist in harmony, with many people embracing overlapping exercise identities. Maybe you are motivated by group classes at a gym, or maybe you prefer to workout in the comfort of your own home. You may even alternate days where you exercise socially and independently. Cardio, HIIT, Strength Training — the options are limitless for every interest, budget, and schedule. So how do…

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