endurance

Desert Runners Takes Ultramarathons to the Next Crazy Level

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You know how we say that a lot of fitness is about perspective and what your "normal" is? Well, here's even more proof. Because after watching Desert Runners, a documentary that chronicles runners looking to complete four ultramarathons (or, ultra-, ultramarathons because this is endurance running …
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What an Ironman-in-Training Eats for a Day

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Ever wondered what someone training for an Ironman might eat in a day? I have. Gosh, even after I trained for and ran a marathon (which, you know, they run as the last leg of their race), my food intake went way up. And the hunger. Oh, my goodness, the primal hunger. It was insane. So when our very …
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10 Things to Pack for a Relay Race

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Planning on doing a relay race? Relay races are SUPER fun, but they do take some proper packing. Luckily, Kate Crowley, one of our awesome readers who loves to do everything from yoga to hiking to skateboarding to growing veggies, recently completed Ragnar and has tips on the 10 essential items to …
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FitStars: Dean Karnazes Talks Pizzarritos and Staying Motivated Run After Run

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Dean Karnazes is kind of super-human. We've discussed this before. And if you've followed his running career and been reading his books, you'll know it's true. But just in the off chance that you don't know Mr. Karnazes, here's a little visual proof. (And if you do know, hey, just sit back and …
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I’m a Tough Mudder

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I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Advil®, as a part of the Advil® Relief In Action program. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Advil® as a product or its effectiveness.  I did my Tough Mudder over the weekend, and …
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I’m Going to Do a Tough Mudder. Hold Me. (With a Giveaway!)

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I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Advil®, as a part of the Advil® Relief In Action campaign. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Advil® as a product or its effectiveness.  Remember how not all that long ago I was …
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We Love a Good Tailwind … and Organic Endurance Fuel

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Is there anything better than a good tailwind? One that pushes you just a bit, helping you to run and cycle faster? Ah, we love it. Another thing we're currently digging on? The Tailwind Endurance Fuel that we were recently sent. It may not be the best tasting endurance drink we've ever had, but for …
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