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How to Do Speed Work Training to Improve Your Time

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Beginning half marathoners do not always incorporate speed work into their training programs, but there are a number of great reasons to add these workouts. The number one benefit of speed work, of course, is racing faster. (MORE: 13 Tips for Training for Your First Half Marathon) Though beginning half marathoners often have the goal [...]

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Great Ways to Stay Hydrated During Your Run

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More than 60 percent of the human body is water, which can make staying hydrated while running an exhausting challenge. Everyone intakes and expels water differently so there is no magic formula to stay out of the danger zone. However, hydrating early and often and monitoring urine color tend to be the biggest keys to [...]

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5 Spectator Signs That Need To Be Retired

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Signs along the race course can be make you smile when you need it most. But please, oh please, let’s retire a few of these catchphrases: If I’m actually within sight of the finish line, this is a good sign to see. But if the race just started or I still have 10 miles to [...]

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5 Things No One Tells You About Marrying a Runner

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On purpose. To run. Not just every once in awhile, but every single weekend. If they aren’t training, they are racing. Sometimes they burn thousands of calories before you’ve even had your first cup of coffee. You head to the refrigerator to prepare an icy beverage and end up staring into a cup longingly as [...]

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The Best Time of Year to Train For a Half Marathon

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Whether you are hoping to cross the finish line of your first or bask in the glow of a new PR, finding the optimal time to train for a half marathon is a sticky subject. Atlanta-based running coach Tom Osterbuhr says, “the best time to run is when you run the best.” There are far [...]

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The Best Time Of The Day To Run

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Morning, afternoon or evening -- when, exactly, is the best time of the day you should go for a run? While there may be an optimum time of the day for aerobic exercise, runners may have a tricky time finding what works best for their own personal situation. From a purely scientific standpoint, numerous studies [...]

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