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Keep hydrated during summer for your 5k race

Summertime: that time of the year when the beach calls you by name. Before heeding its call, you must first do a few things: grab that sweet, little yellow polka dot bikini (or trunks), a bottle of sunblock and most importantly: BOTTLED WATER! Proper hydration is of vital importance, even more crucial than catching that skin- blessing Vitamin D. For…

7 healthy foods to have in moderation to lose weight

Taking care of your nutrition is a real task, especially when your goal is to lose weight for better performance at running or just to feel more confident. If you are following a diet without a nutritionist’s guidance you need to be careful not to fall for “healthy” label products that are not the best option for shedding those extra pounds….

The key to becoming stronger: muscle recovery

January is coming to an end and by now, you most likely have several miles under your belt. If you want to keep that rhythm going over the course of the year, it is necessary to focus on building stronger muscles.  To accomplish that, you must work on your recovery process. The key to improving time and performance is to…

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5 tips to train your mind and then your muscles

2018 is full of new challenges, whether it’s a 5k race or a marathon, a little extra motivation and organization never hurts. When you find yourself facing new goals and challenges, remember these tips to get and keep you back on track. 1. Stop planning and start running Stop thinking too much about how and when to train. Whenever you…

5 Things to Do Before You Run a 5k

So you have discovered the engaging running world and now you’re totally excited to register for as many races as you can. We get it, (and we’ve been there!), but there are a few things you want to keep in mind to help you perform at your best on every run. Here are 5 things you must do before your…