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7 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

May is skin cancer awareness month. We are sharing an article from Brooke Jackson, MD FAAD, a back of the pack runner who is also a Board Certified Dermatologist. She shares some practical tips to keep you safe in the summer sun and minimize your risk of skin cancer as you head out for y…

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The 7 Biggest Eating Mistakes You Make After Exercise

The sports nutrition industry is certainly booming. So it's no surprise that television commercials, magazine ads, and websites, too are loaded with ads for foods and drinks that help you "refuel" and "recharge" after a workout. While there's a time and place for …

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Massage for Your Recovery Routine

  Massages can be a great way to ease muscle soreness, loosen up tight areas, relax, and lower the risk of injuries. But setting aside the time and money for a full-blown sports massage can be tough. Luckily there are a few quick and easy moves that you can do at home on a regular basi…

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​5 Ways to Spring Into Shape

With the temperatures warming up and more hours of daylight, it’s the perfect time to fine-tune your fitness. Here are five ways you can tweak your routine to get faster and spring into shape this month. 1. Try something new Leverage the strength that you’ve built running to …

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Track & Field Essentials 2017

Track season is upon us in the Carolinas! Here's what you need to set a PR this year.  FOOTWEAR | MASSAGE & COMPRESSION | NUTRITION & HYDRATION | APPAREL   FOOTWEAR Competition Whether you're a jumper, sprinter, or distance runner, we have the right shoes to get y…

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Common Causes of Knee Pain and How to Prevent Them

One of the biggest oft-repeated myths is that running is bad for your knees. But mounting research has shown that this is simply not the case. In fact, the regular aerobic and muscular strengthening that running provides may even help protect the knee. Most recently, a study published in Ju…

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6 Ways to Keep Your Training on Track While You’re on Vacation

One of the great things about running is that it is so thoroughly portable—all you need are clothes and shoes, and you’re all set. But when you’re on vacation, the physical terrain, family responsibilities, and the schedule of activities can make it challenging to maintain …

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Top 5 Reasons to Run with a Group

For some of those hitting the sidewalks solo, running alone is a choice (it's their "me time") or a necessity (they work 3rd shift, so it's tough to schedule with running buddies). However, one of the most effective ways to improve and excel at anything, especially athletic pursuits, is to d…

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