Running Tips To Release Your Inner Athlete

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Steve Carmichael

Steve Carmichael
USATF/RRCA certified run coach
NASM-certified personal trainer
PN1 certified nutrition coach

Hi, Steve here. Over the past two decades, I have helped thousands of recreational and competitive athletes release their potential through run and strength coaching, my podcast, and the tips you will find on this website.

Thanks for visiting!

Running Articles and Tips

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Meal Prepping for Runners: The Runner’s Guide to Quick and Easy Meal Prep

Meal prepping is not a new concept for most runners. However, it is one thing to get started with meal ...

Seated Towel Calf Stretch: Try This Easy Stretch For Bettter Flexibility

Seated towel calf stretches are a great way to improve flexibility in your calf muscles. The more we run, the ...

VO2 Max And Its Impact On Your Running

VO2 Max - If you have been a part of the running community for any time, you have probably heard ...

ProStrech and ProStretch Plus Calf Stretchers: Are They Effective for Runners?

The Medi-Dyne Prostretch and Prostretch Plus are simple, but effective calf stretchers for runners. If you struggle with tight calf ...
My Garmin 265 Review - Displaying watches

My Garmin Forerunner 265 Experience: Is It The Best Running Watch For Runners? (6 month update)

The Garmin Forerunner 265 is a more than capable running smartwatch. But is it worth the pricey price tag? In ...
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Best Running Watch For Cross Country And Track Athletes

As a sports performance and run coach, I am often asked what is the best running watch for cross country ...
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Noxgear Tracer 2 Review: LED Running Vests For High Visibility

The Noxgear Tracer 2 is a lighted running vest for runners and walkers who want to be seen in low-light ...
Running Games For Kids

20 Fun Running Games For Kids

Would you like to get your kids interested in running? Wouldn't it be amazing if your children developed the same ...
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What to Eat Before a Run

In this article, I share 23 of my favorite pre-run meals and snacks to help you choose what to eat ...

Marathon Race Guides

Chicago marathon runners… Check out my Unofficial Guide to the Chicago Marathon
Marine Corps Marathon runners… Check out my Unofficial Guide to the Marine Corps Marathon
New York Marathon Guide
Marine Corps Marathon runners… Check out my Unofficial Guide to the New York Marathon
Boston Marathon runners… Check out my Unofficial Guide to the Boston Marathon
Los Angeles Marathon runners… Check out my Unofficial Guide to the Los Angeles Marathon