Category: Running

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5 Tricks Ultrarunners Use

If you’re looking to log some big miles this year, today’s guest post from Dave Essinger is one you can’t miss. He’s sharing the tips and tricks that he and other ultrarunners use to run far, train hard, and stick…

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How to Run for a Cause This Winter (and Stay Warm Doing It)

You know that a good run always feels awesome. But running for a cause? That feels even better. And, via our blog ambassadorship with Brooks Running, we’ve got two ways you can do that — plus a bonus review of…

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Mindful Running Workout

We recently ran a mindful running post on Fit Bottomed Zen with the 411 on Dynamic Running Therapy (DRT) from William Pullen, the psychotherapist who has literally written the book — Running with Mindfulness: Dynamic Running Therapy to Improve Low Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Depression — on it. And today, we’re sharing…

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5k Pace Track Workout

I have loads of friends who are strong runners who don’t bat an eye at training for a half marathon (or something even longer) — but they hate doing speedwork. Now, I find this fascinating because I find the longer…

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Podcast Ep 59: Craft Beer & Food Expert Lori Rice

Cheers! We had a blast talking with photographer, writer, foodie and craft beer expert Lori Rice. You might recognize her name from the amazing recipes on her site Fake Food Free, but today she’s talking about her latest offering — her…

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Gifts Under $30 for the FBGs in Your Life

Over the years, as fitness has become a bigger and bigger part of my life, my fit fam has grown as well. If your holiday shopping list looks anything like mine, you’ve got a bunch of FBGs to buy for…

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Neither Cold, Nor Rain, Nor Windy Day Will Stop This Runner

Figuring out the right layers for a run in cold weather is no joke. Obviously, the below is not really an option (even if it would feel nice and cozy immediately upon stepping outside). via GIPHY It can be quite…

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Running Through reputation

Taylor Swift just dropped her sixth studio album, reputation, and I kid you not, as an avid Taylor Swift fan, my thoughts went straight to exercise upon first listen. This album is FULL OF JAMS. There aren’t many songs in the world…

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The Treadmill Workout That Changed My Running

I’m not a fan of the treadmill. Yes, I own one, but I think of it less as an indoor running option and more as a foul weather contingency plan — well, with one big exception. There is still a…

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New Tech for Next-Level Workouts

We all go through it. Every once in a while, we experience phases when our workouts feel very lackluster. Sometimes we get lucky and those phases quickly pass. Other times, they linger and cause us lots of anxiety and frustration. But…