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Beginner’s Guide to Running Intervals

Interval running is the practice of alternating periods of running and walking.  Once primarily used as a way to build up to continuous running, the interval approach has become a running style in and of itself. I know lots of runners who choose to use the run/walk interval style as a way of running, even […]

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PaceBuilders Run Coaching Case Study: Carrie Poss

Half Marathon Coaching Case Study With Carrie Poss – In this article, I take you behind the scenes as I coach Carrie Poss a 3rd grade elementary school teacher from Northern Georgia. Carrie is a relatively new runner who is training for her first half marathon. Carrie would like to become a better runner and learn […]

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Best Apps for Runners

There are numerous running apps that can map your route, track your speed, distance traveled and calories burned. Many running apps also provide different training plans, challenges, and storylines. If you’re getting ready to run your first 5k, move closer to your fitness goals, diversify your running routine or simply start moving, then you’ll definitely have to […]

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Why Your Mind is the Most Important Running Muscle

There are approximately 640 muscles in the human body, and running uses most of them. We train each and every one of those muscles pretty darn hard to make sure they’re up to the task, subjecting ourselves to endless squats, lunges, and crunches, not to mention all those hill repeats and interval workouts! But there’s one muscle that’s […]

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Five Reasons A 5K Should Be On Your Bucket List

These days, it seems like 5K races are all over the place. From charity events to color runs, everyone is getting in on the action. But the real question is, should you do one?In my opinion, yes. But not because you don’t want to miss out on the fun of posting smiling finish-line pictures on Facebook (although […]

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