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Boxer Dogs Make Great Pets

Boxer dogs are the perfect companion for any family or individual who leads an active lifestyle. With their sad eyes and perpetual puppy nature, boxers are some of the cutest and most fun dogs ..
(December 06, 2007)
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Ten Things to Avoid When Tapering For a Marathon

Every marathoner wants to tell you all the things to do during your marathon taper. Are you ready to hear what you shouldn’t do? Number 10: Running a long run of more than 15 miles during your ..
(September 04, 2007)
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The Final Three Weeks

By now you have spent months training and now it is time to get ready for the marathon. Now it’s time to get ready for marathon day. Begin by running your longest run of 22 miles three weeks ..
(September 03, 2007)
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The Longest Run During Marathon Training

Every time that I read an article about marathon training I see something pertaining to the longest run in a marathon plan. Why is there so much controversy? Every marathon runner or coach has his or .
(August 12, 2007)
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When It's Time to Adapt Your Tempo Run

During every marathon training program that I have ever designed there always comes a time to adapt. This week the weather has been rather challenging. For the past week now it has been warm and ..
(August 07, 2007)
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How to Outsmart Fatigue

Running for 10 years now has taught me a few things about fatigue. I have learned that my body always reaches a point that it needs a break. Days and weeks of training take their toll on my emotional .
(August 05, 2007)
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Running in the Summer Sizzle

When the temperatures start to approach the 90 degree mark, running can become quite challenging. There are many ways to beat the heat. Running during the cooler parts of the day, planning running ..
(July 31, 2007)
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The Science of Doubles

From time to time I like to do two workouts in less than a 24 hour period. The popular term for this is doubles. Reasons for doing doubles include improvements in aerobic conditioning and adding ..
(July 29, 2007)
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Combination Workouts

I would like to share a new idea that I have come up with. My idea is combining a hill workout with tempo paced running into one workout. Using this method can save time and add a little spice to ..
(July 10, 2007)
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Recovering From a Setback

No matter who you are, there will be setbacks. What can you do when this happens to you? First, stop and evaluate what has happened. If you keep a training log, go back and review your workouts. Have .
(July 07, 2007)
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Long Runs during Marathon Training

There seems to be so many theories about long runs during marathon training. How often should you run? How far to run? How many long runs? How fast? It is my turn to give some opinions and theories ..
(July 01, 2007)
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Buying the Right Shoes

Wearing proper shoes for different types of running is vital. There are three different types of shoes that should be worn. For easy days and long runs, daily trainers work fine. For tempo runs, hill .
(June 18, 2007)
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Heart Rate Monitors and Race Strategies

I highly recommend using a heart rate monitor. Learning to run at correct efforts is very important for workout recovery and fast race times. One disadvantage of a heart rate monitor is trying to ..
(June 17, 2007)
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Setting PR's with Treadmills

Running on a track has its advantages when doing speed training. Trying to run the correct pace on a track can be challenging. Getting each lap at the exact pace is many times quite frustrating. ..
(June 11, 2007)
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The Perfect Marathon Pacing Formula

I have run 15 marathons and finding the perfect pace has always been a problem. I believe that I have a formula for marathon pacing that works. I will explain how to calculate your pace using a heart .
(June 10, 2007)
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The Beauty of Hills

I just love the results that hills give to my running. No other workout gives more to my running than hills. Want to run fast, run some hills. Want to increase your leg strength, run hills. Want to ..
(June 07, 2007)
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How Running Slower Will Help You Run Faster

You have no doubt heard of long slow distance runs or LSD for short. I prefer to call these types of runs, running slow to run fast. This weekly long run is the cornerstone of all distance running ..
(June 06, 2007)
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The Mechanics of Speed

If you ever go to a track meet or road race watch the faster runners. They all seem to glide along with ease. It is always a joy to watch these gifted athletes perform. What is it that they do that ..
(June 04, 2007)
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Getting Tempted To Tempo Your Pace

Anaerobic Threshold more commonly referred to as Lactate Threshold is an often misunderstood term. A greater understanding of Lactate Threshold will offer great benefits to endurance athletes. In the .
(May 06, 2007)
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