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Quantifying Training Load

In the running world, the most common way to measure training load is how many miles per week an athlete is doing. While running distance is an important factor, it only accounts for one aspect of training stress. It can actually be a poor representation, and an underestimation, of training stress.

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Supplement Timing

As runners, we put a lot of stress on our body in many ways – physically, mentally, emotionally…you name it! Unfortunately, this tends to result in injuries. And bone stress injuries are always close to the top of that list. A recent study from the National Institutes of Health showed eumenorrheic female athletes have a spinal BMD of 5-15% below non-active individuals! With a lower BMD, runners tend to be at a greater risk for these bone stress injuries.

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Running With Music

Do you run with music? We think of running with music as just a personal preference, but what if there were certain conditions in which running with music could improve your running to exhaustion time or help you forget about the environment you’re running in?

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Good Posture For Efficient Running

Running isn’t all about the lower body. Yes, you run on your legs, but what about the upper body? What about your spine? Think about this for a second: if you hunch over or extend backward at your spine does your core work?

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