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Tips for Master Runners: Coaching Tips by Nicole Hunt

In the October RE article I revealed that maximum strength training for master’s runners can boost fitness by improving your running economy. I will now expand on this concept by presenting research on the benefits of circuit training to natu rally…
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Masters Runners - How to increase your Hormone Levels and Running Economy for Optimal Performance (Part 1)

Does turning 40 or 50 equate to slower times? The latest science explains how to effectively combat the effects and subsequently the beliefs of age-ing. A review of the research reveals a well-designed training plan for masters runners can…
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Stepping Up Spring: Running While Minimizing Injury

Sixty million people ran for exercise in 20151. Running is a simple, effective means of achieving fitness which is accessible for very little financial investment. Running injuries, however, can be frustrating and expensive to treat. Nearly…
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Running Without Injury: Identifying & Addressing Movement Imbalances

Running without injury to achieve one’s fitness, training, and/or racing goals is the predominant objective of runners. It is important to filter training and treatment fads to understand the true reason runners get injured. Why do some runners…
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Race-Specific Warm Up: Coaching Tips By Nicole Hunt

You have trained for months preparing for your goal race, and now you are feeling primed for a great performance. However, without a race-specific warm up to rev up your neural, thermal and cardiovascular systems for high performance, months…
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Winter Cross Training For Runners: Why Clamshells & Squats Are Not Enough

Winter in the Northern Rockies is synonymous with snow, ice, and abundant recreational opportunities. Whether you are a die-hard winter runner, or spend your free time skiing or snowboarding, strength training should be included in your winter…