A Few of Our Favorite Things: Apparel, Nutrition, & Recovery

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The holidays are here and you may be looking for those last minute gift items to make someone’s special day that much better. We asked the pros to share their favorite apparel, nutrition, and recovery items. Find some new gear

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Being Mentally Prepared

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as originally posted by Cocoa Elite Mental Preparation: So much thought and planning goes into designing workouts, mapping out racing seasons, and making sure to get every last mile in. Creating a training plan is an essential part of reaching

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Relapse #3

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from Be You, Be Real Relapse is a word that every vasculitis patient fears.  Those are unfortunately the words that my Rheumatologist uttered to me on Monday, February 6th.  After 3 years and 8 months in remission, my immune system

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On the Dot: 25k Champs

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For whatever reason, the 25k Champs sent me into a post-race spiral of retrospection. Maybe it’s because the last time I raced this distance was also at the 5th/3rd River Bank Run in 2011. Five years ago I was in

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Full Hearts – And Their Taper Tantrums

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It’s a good thing my husband, Cole, went back to North Carolina for these last 2 weeks before the Trials because this is the worst time to be around me. When you’re used to running a lot and then all

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Winter is the Worst – Surviving SAD

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It’s under debate (mostly because there is no hard science in this area), but people say that anywhere from January 17th to January 27th is the most depressing day of the year. This is largely based on Northern Hemisphere’s suicide

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