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Healthy Running: Creating a Solid Foundation

Healthy Running: Creating a Solid Foundation

10 January 2020

A foundation is the element of an architectural structure that connects it to the ground, and transfers loads from the structure to the ground.   When it comes to our bodies and our ability to maintain health as runners, a solid foundation is essential.  Let me introduce some terms: Big Picture Posture- Long straight spine, neutral shoulders and hips, and feet pointed forward.  Neutral Horizon- Eyes and ears level. Wobble- The effects of having a structural imbalance and the compensations that result. Common Postural Collapse- Head forward, rotation to the pelvis, internal rotation to the shoulders and external rotation to...

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Basics of Healthy Living

Basics of Healthy Living

27 December 2019

By: Carter Krueger;  Primal Health Coach & Triathlete When planning for our next PR, we usually look for a new training plan or a pair of lighter, faster shoes. We tend to forget the fact that the basics of healthy living are what create the structure for a solid season, and healthier everyday lives. So, as we head into the New Year, let's take this time to build daily habits that set us up for success by focusing on the basics of healthy living.  Eating Clean What I mean by eating clean is eating mostly plants and animals. This general...

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6 Misconceptions about Nutrition & Performance in Endurance Sports

6 Misconceptions about Nutrition & Performance in Endurance Sports

10 December 2019

By: Paula Mrowczynski; RD, CSSD, MED  Hello Everyone! My name is Paula Mrowczynski (Mrow-chin-ski)-Hernandez. I am a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics/Sports Dietitian as well as a Newton Running Ambassador (2019). I work with various athletes to help them improve their nutritional intake and help them achieve their performance goals as well as overall health. Newton Running and I thought it would be a good idea to discuss some of the misconceptions in nutrition and Endurance sports we often see and discuss with my clients.  1) Lighter or lower body weight = faster runner or triathlete.  Actually...

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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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