What’s it like to run the Western States 100?

What’s it like to run the Western States 100?

"Western States is unlike any race I have ever run before" -Cory Reese Cory Reese, Ultramarathoner and author of books Nowhere Near First, and Into The Furnace: How a 135 mile run across Death Valley set my soul on fire has recently put a new accomplishment on his...

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How to Run in the Extreme Heat- Body Temperature Regulation

How to Run in the Extreme Heat- Body Temperature Regulation

Currently as I write this, it is 108 degrees outside at 3 p.m. (yuck). Now if you are someone like me who lives in a place that gets incredibly hot you may often times find it difficult to get your training in, for obvious reasons of course. For those who don't live...

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How to Use Carbo-loading the Right Way For a Race

How to Use Carbo-loading the Right Way For a Race

So imagine this, race day is approaching and you've been training hard and so far you feel great about your condition coming into the race. Then you hear a buddy mention that it is now time for the "carbo-loading" phase and because you have stuck to your diet like...

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What is Tapering and How Does it Help You Before a Race?

What is Tapering and How Does it Help You Before a Race?

As race season has gotten started we have focused heavily on making sure you have all the tips and information you need to get started if you are new to the world of running, or to provide knowledge to add to your already existing arsenal. We have covered hydration,...

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How to Benefit Big from Pre-Race Visualization and Mantras

How to Benefit Big from Pre-Race Visualization and Mantras

It is proven that the power of the mind is immeasurable. Many top athletes ranging from a wide variety of sports utilize the practice of pre-race visualization and the creation of mantras as a main point in their training program. So the question is why? Below I have...

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Couch to The Finish Line– How to Train For Your First Race!

Couch to The Finish Line– How to Train For Your First Race!

It's that time of the year, the days get longer and the weather gets warmer. Springtime is in full effect and with that brings about a very special time, race season! This is the time where many runners new and seasoned will be eager to chase their goals and compete...

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