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How to deal with the mean voice in your head

don't let the negativity takeover

As runners we are constantly critical of – and in competition with – ourselves, and it can easily lead to negative, unproductive self-talk. Those demons in your head can take a toll on your motivation, and as a result, your performance – which can lead to you being more self-critical. Here are some tips for battling that little […]

Sometimes it’s OK to break the rules

Sometimes you need to throw caution to the wind, break the rules, and listen to your body. All the running advice out there is meant to help, but once in awhile it pays to trust your gut over the experts.

We runners know there are certain rules that we should follow. Don’t try anything new on race day. Don’t start out too fast. For every mile that you race, take one day to recover before racing or running hard again. These, and other running rules, are rules for a reason. They’re based on science and […]