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Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado Style

Holiday Gift Guide: Colorado Style

20 November 2019

As we kick-off the holiday season here at Newton Running, we wanted to spread the local-love and call out some amazing Colorado brands. We will highlight products that would make perfect gifts for the the holidays!  Newton Running (Boulder) -Cannot forget us! Recoup (Denver) OtterBox (Fort Collins) Basis (Denver) Topo Designs (Denver) Folsom Custom Skis (Denver) Obermeyer (Aspen) Honey Stinger (Steamboat Springs) Fitness In the City (Denver) Matador (Boulder) Strafe (Aspen) We hope you ️enjoy these awesome companies as much as we do:

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80 Percent of Women Say Safety Fears Influence their Run Decisions, Survey Reveals

80 Percent of Women Say Safety Fears Influence their Run Decisions, Survey Reveals

15 November 2019

 By: Nicole DeBoom; CEO of Skirt Sports My dad made me wear it. It was neon orange and yellow with big reflective stripes on the front and back. It went over my head and attached on the sides with velcro. In the winter, I pulled it over my puffy Chicago Bears jacket and ran out the door in sweat pants and long underwear. If it was really cold and slushy, I wore plastic bags over my socks inside my shoes (sometimes I still do!). I was 16 years old and a pretty serious runner. I grew up in the Chicago suburbs...

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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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