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The Five Fs of Long Distance Run Training

by Editor on March 26, 2012

If you had asked me six years ago, “Would you ever run an ultramarathon?” I would have told you that those people were insane.  Fast-forward to the present (and the removal of shoes) . . . After I raced the Skyline 50K barefoot in August 2011, someone asked me, “Why ultras and why barefoot?” My [...]

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Bring Focus into Any Exercise

by Megan on February 16, 2011

I walked into the yoga studio and unrolled my extra-long mat, disgusted. I was tired, I was hungry, and my rent was due. Outside, the freezing winds were bringing cold drifts of snow. I had forced myself out of my cozy apartment and down the street to my daily yoga class. The instructor began, and while my body was [...]

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