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Half Marathons & Marathons

What If I Can’t Finish a Race?

May 30, 2017 Christine Luff 0

I’m sure most runners can tell you about at least DNF (Did Not Finish) race story. For me, it was a half marathon in Brooklyn.  I remember pulling my calf muscle at mile 3 and […]

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Training

6 Tips for Running a Faster 5K

May 29, 2017 Christine Luff 0

So you’ve already done a 5K and now you’ve got a goal for your next one:  Beat your finishing time!  Many beginner runners run faster 5Ks after their initial one because they feel a lot […]

Nutrition & Weight Loss

Best Gluten-free Foods for Runners

May 17, 2017 Christine Luff 0

Choosing the right foods is essential to your running performance and post-run recovery. Carbohydrates fuel your body during workouts and they (combined with protein) also help your body recover, especially after long runs. If you’re […]

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Running Basics

Proper Running Form Tips

April 27, 2017 Christine Luff 0

Discomfort while running is a big reason why some runners get discouraged and may give up on the sport. Yet sometimes discomfort can be remedied with some minor tweaks to your running form. Improved running […]

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Running Motivation

How to Beat the Post-Race Blues

April 17, 2017 Christine Luff 0

A first-time marathon finisher recently confessed to me that, rather than wanting to celebrate her accomplishment, she felt sad and disappointed after her race. It may sound crazy to some, but her experience is actually […]