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364: Nutrition Strategies to Enhance Your Running Efficiency Jun 20, 2024
 

Efficient Nutrition for Runners: Mastering Fueling for Optimal Performance

Let's explore how daily nutrition, along with pre-run, mid-run, and post-run fueling strategies, can contribute to becoming a more efficient runner.

 

The Importance of Fueling and Nutrition

Proper...

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363: Becoming A More Efficient Runner: Running Form Jun 13, 2024
 

Optimizing Your Running Form: Posture, Cadence, and Arm Swing

Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a new runner just hitting the pavement, understanding and optimizing your running form can help you become a more efficient runner, prevent injuries, and make running feel more...

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362: How To Become A More Efficient Runner Jun 06, 2024
 

In a world obsessed with hacks and shortcuts, it’s crucial to focus on what genuinely matters to achieve both short-term and long-term progress. Let's cut through the noise and focus on what truly moves the needle so you can use your time more effectively and become a more...

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361: Running Both Matters and Doesn't Matter: A Deep Dive May 30, 2024
 

Why It Both Matters and Doesn’t Matter

It Matters

Running, or any form of physical exercise, requires a level of commitment and passion. If you want to be successful at it, it needs to matter to you. That goal you're working towards, whether it’s a race or a personal...

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Getting Back on Track: Returning to Running After Time Off May 23, 2024
 

Navigating the Comeback Trail: Keys to Returning to Running After Time Off

 

Whether you're coming back from an injury, a surgery, or just life getting in the way, returning to running after an extended break comes with its own set of challenges and victories. Let's talk...

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359: Easy, Tempo, Hard: The Triple Pillars of a Successful Running Plan May 16, 2024
 

The Essential Trio of Runs for a Dynamic Training Plan

Running isn't just about lacing up your shoes and hitting the pavement; it's about training smart to improve, stay motivated, and avoid injuries. Every runner's training plan should encompass a variety of runs, specifically...

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358: Fix Your Stretching Routine: 3 Common Mistakes Runners Make May 09, 2024
 

Stop Making These 3 Stretching Mistakes to Improve Your Running

 

Stretching: it's a practice as old as exercise itself, with opinions and methods as varied as runners on a track. But, are you stretching the right way? Or, better yet, do you really need to stretch at all? On...

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356: The Reasons We Run Apr 25, 2024
 

Embracing the Joy of Running: Diverse Motivations for a Lifelong Journey

Running transcends just being a physical activity; it's a journey enriched with various motivations and rewards, each unique to every runner. Running serves not just as a form of exercise but as a conduit for...

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355: Stiffness: The Good and The Bad Apr 17, 2024
 

In the intricate world of running, stiffness often carries a negative connotation, synonymous with discomfort and limited mobility. Yet, not all stiffness spells trouble for runners. We delve into this nuanced theme, unraveling the complexities behind stiffness types and how they...

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354: Why Runners Get Hurt: 5 Main Causes of Injury Apr 11, 2024
 

Running is an integral part of many people's lives, offering both physical and mental benefits. However, the road to running bliss is often littered with injuries that can derail progress and sap motivation. In episode 354 of the Real Life Runners podcast, we dive into the five main...

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353: Training Cycles: A Powerful Tool for Continuous Running Improvement Apr 03, 2024
 

Unlock Your Running Potential: Harnessing the Power of Training Cycles

 

If you're a runner looking to break out of the frustrating cycle of progress and regression, you're in the right place. Today, we're discussing the magic of training cycles, a powerful tool for continuous...

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352: Is Technology Hurting or Helping Your Performance? Mar 27, 2024
 

Navigating the High-Tech Tides: Balancing Technology in Your Running Journey

 

In the rapidly evolving world of running, technology has become a central figure, boasting gadgets and apps that promise to optimize our performance, track our progress, and even alert us when we're...

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