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  1. February 28, 2017

    Winter Hiking Checklist – What to Bring on the Trail

    Hiking in the winter months can be extremely rewarding: beautiful scenery, less crowded trails, no hot weather to deal with. But if you plan to take advantage of cold-weather hiking, there are some things you’ll need to be sure you don’t leave without. Winter hiking gear is a must for staying safe and comfortable on the trail during the off season. Use this winter hiking checklist as a starting point for gearing up.

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  2. February 28, 2017

    Long Distance Running Tips: Running Surface Effects

    It’s common running advice to vary your workouts to encompass a variety of different running surfaces. Especially if you’re primarily a road runner, changing up your routine can have beneficial effects to your body, your time and your form. Each type of surface has its own positive aspects as well as drawbacks. Here we examine four common surfaces and the effects each can have on your body and running style.
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  3. February 28, 2017

    Reduce Injuries with the Right Long Distance Running Form

    There are many different schools of thought in existence regarding best practices in endurance running, but no one way has been proven to be the most effective. Instead of following the latest trends, you should be paying close attention to your own body and its needs. When you run in a way that places added stress on your body, you run the risk of serious injury, from runner’s knee to shin splints, plantar fasciitis and stress fractures. It’s important to take precautions against these common problems that can waylay your race plans or worse.
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  4. February 28, 2017

    5 Top Hiking Trails You Don’t Want to Miss

    Hiking is one of the easiest and best ways to explore your surroundings. If you’re itching to get out on the trail, here’s a list of 5 of the best hiking trails in the US to try.

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  5. February 28, 2017

    Top Long Distance Running Gear

    It might seem as if running requires nothing but your body, but in reality if you want to stay healthy and injury-free, there’s some necessary long distance running gear you’ll need to invest in. Although running is a very natural activity, it can still result in sports injury, so make sure you’re prepared for training and racing with these important items.
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  6. February 28, 2017

    Stretches to Improve Your Run

    Running is a passion for many – it’s great exercise, an effective stress reliever and a fun pastime. But like any physical activity, your actual time spent running is not the beginning nor the end of your workout. Proper stretches both before and after your run can help enhance your performance and prevent injuries. Try these suggestions to get the most out of your run.

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  7. February 28, 2017

    Top 4 Hiking Must-Haves for a Great Experience

    Hiking equipment can make or break your trip – if you forget something essential, you’ll sorely miss it when you’re on the trail. Whether you’re a beginning hiker looking for resources on what to bring along or a long-time avid outdoors enthusiast, you’ll appreciate this list of the 4 top hiking accessories you won’t want to leave home without.

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  8. December 16, 2016

    Shoe Insoles for Running: Making the Right Choice for You

    If you’re a runner who suffers from foot pain, you know how important it is to find the right solution so you can get back to your training without injury. But with so many options out there, how do you find what’s best for you? We can help.

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  9. December 12, 2016

    Top 5 Benefits of Shoe Insoles for Running

    You’ve got the best clothes, the perfect shoes and the right attitude for your run. Why should you add shoe insoles to your gear? If you want a safe run with healthy feet and legs, here are some important benefits of shoe insoles for running.
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