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Eat Healthier With Our Free Meal Planning Challenge!

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You already know that we're firmly in the anti-diet camp here in these parts, but that doesn't mean that we're anti-planning or anti-organization. Because when it comes to eating right and feeling good, a little planning can go a looong way toward helping you reach your goals. And a challenge to …
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Up High, Down Low: Does Simulated Altitude Training Work?

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There’s a reason why Boulder, Flagstaff, and Mammoth Lakes are considered training meccas for endurance sports: the air up there is much sweeter! Many changes can come from living and training at altitude. With time spent at high elevations, the body will produce more red blood cells to try to …
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Who Inspires You to Run Happy? With a Full Brooks Outfit Giveaway!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Brooks asked me to answer "Who inspires you to run happy?" for this post, and 1) I ADORE the topic, and 2) it took some thought. I mean, who doesn't inspire me to run these days?! The other FBGs …
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She Did It! Kate Hiked Havasu Falls!

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She did it! She hiked Havasu Falls! Today Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series shares the awesome details of her epic hiking adventure! After months of training, it was finally here: my big hike to Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Reservation in Northern Arizona! An 11-mile trek with …
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Mud Runs: Down, Dirty and … Dangerous?

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Running is no longer enough: Themed fun runs and mud runs have exploded in popularity, requiring racers to not only race for miles but also to navigate obstacles through mud, while covered in foam, while being splattered with paint --- or even while being chased by zombies. The original, and most …
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