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Keep your body healthy all year round with these injury prevention and recovery tips.
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The food you eat is just as important as the miles you log. Use these tips to help you fuel for top performance.
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How to Become a Morning Runner
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How to Become a Morning Runner: The idea of running before the workday sounds great. But it can lose its appeal when the alarm goes off before dawn. Take on these six ways to make morning running a habit. By Active.com.
 
Keep Your Cool: A Runner's Guide to Heat and HydrationKeep Your Cool: A Runner's Guide to Heat and Hydration
Don't let the weather hinder your run. Take care of yourself and keep your feet moving with this sound advice.

The Beginner's Guide to Getting FasterThe Beginner's Guide to Getting Faster
If you want to run faster, you can't just push it. Find out the basics on working slowly to increase your speed.

Recovering Right During Interval TrainingRecovering Right During Interval Training
Ever wonder what to do after each rep of an interval workout? Find out the type and amount of rest to take to make a difference in your performance.

Why Most Runners Don't Lose WeightWhy Most Runners Don't Lose Weight
Trying to lose weight by running? If the number on the scale hasn't moved, it's because you're doing it all wrong. ACTIVE.com

5 Runs That Kill Boredom5 Runs That Kill Boredom
Spice up your runs with these new ideas to bring joy to your running while doing something good for yourself and others. ACTIVE.com

3 Tips to Run Like a Pro3 Tips to Run Like a Pro
Professional runners have their training down to a science. Make these three changes to your training plan today to reap performance benefits at your next race. ACTIVE.com

The Hollis Fast 5K – Experience the Fastest Course in New EnglandThe Hollis Fast 5K – Experience the Fastest Course in New England
It is blazing fast, and fun! This race has it all with an opportunity to run your personal best on a scenic, all downhill course in beautiful Hollis, New Hampshire. It is well organized with dedicated race management and great awards and amenities. And, as it was in 2013, it will again be the USATF-New England Championship, one of the seven chosen races that make up the USATF New England Grand Prix. It is the fourth event of the Grand Prix, and one of the USA’s fastest 5K’s—definitely one you should not miss.
Also: Hollis Fast 5K Race Website

Must-Have Gear for Beginner RunnersMust-Have Gear for Beginner Runners
If you're new to running, don't hit the road or trail without these must-have items. ACTIVE.com
 
 
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