Archive | Beginner Tips

If You Run Slow, Who Cares?

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Being a “slow” runner is merely a state of mind. Don’t let that affect your running.

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10 Tips for New Minimalist Runners

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Cory Smith

In line with the current trend, many runners I meet are making the change to running in minimalist and ‘barefoot style’ footwear.

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Heel Striking, Overstriding, and Cadence

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Despite claims made by marketed running styles like Chi, Pose and Evolution, differences in our biological make-up strongly suggests that what works for one runner will not necessarily work for everybody.

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3 Pre-Race and Race Day Myths Debunked for Beginner Runners

Posted on 22 April 2013 by Cory Smith

To help you get the most out of your training and to maximize your chances of success on race day, let’s look at three of the most common pre-race and race day myths.

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Signs You Have Runner’s Envy

Posted on 01 April 2013 by Cory Smith

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Overlooked Signs of Overtraining

Posted on 01 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Healthy habits are awesome, but you actually can have too much of a good thing.

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The Right Way to Pace With GPS

Posted on 01 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Use the GPS watch for longer pacing segments, and learn how to take periodic peeks followed by small adjustments in effort.

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What Are My Carb Needs for Half Training?

Posted on 01 April 2013 by Cory Smith

Tips on proper running nutrition for your first half-marathon.

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Do Runners Need to Shut Up About Their Running?

Posted on 25 March 2013 by Cory Smith

Yes, runners can get a bad rap for bragging about their training and their races be it at parties, on social media, to the cashier at the grocery store or to the homeless man on the corner.

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5 benefits of yoga for runners

Posted on 25 March 2013 by Cory Smith

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