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Creating Efficient Running Mechanics With Your Running Shoes

Creating Efficient Running Mechanics With Your Running Shoes

25 October 2019

By: Mackenzie Madison; Professional Triathlete, MS Exercise Physiology Every endurance athlete has a goal of being as efficient, powerful and fast over long distances. There are so many tools that you can use to help you get to that point: your training, coaching, equipment — in addition to your normal training regimen. The most important basic, core aspect of sport is your kinetic chain dynamic. It is how you propel any movement forward. In running, your overall response to the ground and how you gain that forward momentum is vital in propelling yourself forward. Specifically, your running shoe is your direct contact...

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5 Tips for Kona First-Timers

5 Tips for Kona First-Timers

8 October 2019

By: Rachel Brenke; Ironman, All-World Athlete, Cancer Survivor Kona week is the Super Bowl week for triathlon. Thousands descend on the big island. Young. Old. Novice. Pro. Qualified. Invited. All will face the same course, elements and run across the same finish line. The Ironman World Championships is the pinnacle of hard work for many. In 2018, I had the honor to be specially invited by Ironman as a 40 Year of Dreams Ambassador. With a history of cancer survivorship, raising five children and enduring years of deployments as my veteran husband fought for our country - my story allowed me...

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A Pro's Guide to Marathon Fueling

A Pro's Guide to Marathon Fueling

27 September 2019

By: Rosie Edwards; Sports Research Analyst & Professional Marathoner The marathon grind is real. The early mornings, long workouts and countless miles is the engine that drives an athlete from start to finish line! The focus of our training plans is unwavering but how is our attention to detail regarding our fueling?  My name is Rosie Edwards and I am a professional marathoner from Great Britain alongside working in Boulder, Colorado at LEOMO’s performance center.  Recently, I had a fascinating conversation with a professional cycling coach. I was primarily trying to learn about the elite cycling world and their training. He emphasized...

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6 Common Running Injury Exercise Tips

6 Common Running Injury Exercise Tips

13 September 2019

By: Chelsea Oswald; Doctor of Physical Therapy If you come across a group of runners, chances are it takes very little time for the discussion of running related injuries to come up in conversation.  No wonder why, statistics show that 79% of runners get injured per year.  Take a look at 10 people at your next race—8 of those people have or will be injured that year!  While there are many reasons runner get injured, check out the following tips for common running related injuries! 1. Plantar fasciitis: This is injury is like no other—stubborn, stabbing, and frustrating!  While stretching, heel...

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Tapering 101: The Basics You Need To Know

Tapering 101: The Basics You Need To Know

30 August 2019

Taper. We've all heard the word, but how do you execute one properly? We've brought in a Newton Running Professional Athlete to give you the low-down. Fresh off of her victory at the Steelhead 70.3 with eyes on the 70.3 World Championships in less than two weeks, Jackie Hering is here to share her pre-race taper secrets.  Taper 101: The Basics You Need To KnowBy: Jackie Hering; Professional Triathlete- Ironman & 70.3 Champion I come to you as a self-coached, seasoned professional triathlete who knows how to nail the taper.  I pride myself on racing consistently and a lot of it has to do...

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