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How 2 Plan Your Race Strategy

 Are you effectively planning your race strategy? Hello Run R2Peeps! Have you ever thought about your race day strategy? Whether you’re aiming for a personal record (PR) or strategically building for the future, having a well-thought-out plan can make all the difference. As a performance physical therapist and run coach, I want to share some…

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How to Balance Life, Work & Training

 As we lace up our running shoes and hit the pavement, it’s essential to remember that the journey of a runner extends beyond the miles logged. Balancing work, lifestyle, and training is a delicate act that requires thoughtful planning and a clear understanding of our priorities. I’m excited to share some tips that have helped…

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How to Use Intervals to Boost Your Running Performance

 Happy Holidays Run R2Peeps, Today we’re diving into the world of high-intensity intervals and how they can take your running performance to new heights. We’ll touch on the goals of this training, how to implement them, and some other considerations. Before we jump in, it’s crucial to ensure you have a solid training base of…

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Gift Ideas for Runners

  Today I’ll be doing you a favor and compiling a few gift ideas for the runner on your holiday shopping list! It’s no secret that running can come with all sorts of paraphernalia from running shoes, to gps and heart rate monitors, and other wellness items. Here are a few of my favorites and…

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Running: Lower Body Strength Benchmarks

 Lower Body Benchmarks to Keep You Running Strong We all know that strength training can improve your running performance, reduce your risk of injury, and make you a more resilient runner. Today, we’re diving into three lower body benchmarks that will not only test your relative strength but also guide your training and provide you…

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Turkey Trot Tips

 Are you Turkey Trotting? Here’s a warm up and a few suggestions. Happy Thanksgiving, Run R2Peeps! I hope your year has been full of all kinds of things to be thankful for! Today we’re diving into the hotly debated topic among America’s families of Turkey Trotting. To Turkey Trot or not? While I’m not here…

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Have you considered Trail Running?

 Here’s why you should consider trail running If you’re a dedicated road runner like me, the idea of straying from your familiar asphalt path might seem a bit daunting at first. However, I recently took the plunge into the world of trail running, and let me tell you, it was a great experience. Today I…

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How 2 Train for a Half or Full Marathon

So you want to take on a half-marathon/marathon? Here’s a few tips. Are you considering training for a half-marathon or a full marathon? Finishing a half or full marathon is no small feat and requires patience, determination, and consistency. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-timer, there are fundamental principles that will help you…

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Recovering from a Running Related Injury

Running is a fantastic sport that brings us joy, fitness, and a sense of accomplishment. However, it’s not without its challenges, and one of the most significant hurdles we face is dealing with running-related injuries. Studies have shown that these injuries can affect a wide range of runners, with statistics ranging from 20% to 79%…

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Strength Training in Running Performance

When it comes to enhancing your running performance, there’s a secret weapon that many runners overlook: strength training. Today I’d like to emphasize the importance of incorporating strength training into your running routine. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of strength training, how to get started, and some key principles to keep in…

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