Long Run Nutrition: How, What, and When To Eat

Whether you’re training for a marathon or long-distance running is just your healthy choice of stress release, long-runs are a crucial part of every distance runners regimen. Typically, a long-run is considered to be anything over 6 to 10 miles, and unlike shorter tempo runs, they require a little extra planning beforehand. Think: water stops and bathroom breaks. But your long-run planning is much more than just route logistics. To get the most out of your long-runs, it’s crucial to think about pre, during, and post-run nutrition to optimize for efficient fueling and muscle recovery.

4 Things You Should Know About Post Race Recovery

There’s a wealth of information out there that helps you through the preparation period of your race; training programs, race-day tips, your must-do’s and must-don’ts, but what happens after your big day? The post-race recovery phase is just as important as the weeks leading up to your race and here’s why: what you do during this time can help you maximize all of your hard work and get back on your feet (literally!) quicker.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Runner’s Vocab

In linguistics and in writing, there is this funny concept of discourse communities, which is essentially different groups of people who share a set of values, interests, knowledge and attitude for a given topic or goal and communicate about it in a very specific and specialized way. We see this a lot in academia (think research papers), and also in certain professions like computer engineers or business where you’ll hear terms like the cloud, endpoints, B2B / B2C and growth hacking thrown around. The best part about this is — you can belong to multiple communities.

Holiday Reading for Runners

The end of the year holiday season is often a time of a brief running hiatus for many of us. With travel, so many holiday parties, and something about it being the end of the year makes for regular and consistent running difficult. However, just because we can’t be out there running, it doesn’t mean that we can’t still read up on our favorite sport and gear up for the new year.

Hollywood Running Form

Nothing in Hollywood is ever as it seems. Good lighting and award-winning writers can turn an everyday Joe into a superhero or a villain. But the one big mistake any avid runner notices when they’re intently watching the latest blockbuster on the big screen? How terrible that superhero’s running form is.

We’ve picked out some of the most iconic runs in Hollywood — good and bad — and brought in our running expert Rebecca Shultz to take a closer look at how each character fares.

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