Run for a Cause in San Francisco with Team in Training

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Would you like the opportunity to run the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco on October 19? Even if you missed the registration deadline, or if your name didn’t get selected, you have the chance to run this great race and do some good at the same time. Just join Team in Training and […]

Ask the Coach: 6 Tips for Marathon Recovery

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Fact: Marathons are hard on the body. No matter your pace, you have been pounding for 26.2 miles, not to mention the months of hard training involved in preparation for the marathon. Your body needs a rest. Here are some tips to maximize marathon recovery. Maximize your marathon recovery with these 6 tips! #Fitfluential #FuelYourBetterClick […]

Rock and Roll Marathon San Diego. The Recap.

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Apparently I have an ego. And it was humbled last Sunday at the Rock and Roll Marathon San Diego. I seem to be having a bit of a hard time accepting that I am no longer the runner that I was eight years ago. Oh, I had big plans (remember that 4:15?). I guess what […]

We Came, We Ran, We Rocked

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Well, kind of. The full recap of Rock and Roll San Diego will be coming, but let me just say: Expect a lot of couple selfies. Because that’s what we did best. We had fun, we took pictures, we struggled, we did a lot of walking. Basically what two, ahem, older people will do when […]

It’s Time to Rock and Roll!

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Are We Ready to Rock and Roll? I say this way too often, but damn! Time flies. When I first decided, back in January, to sign up to run my first marathon in over eight years, this date seemed so far away. Yet now, in two more days, I’ll be standing at the start line […]

The Art (and some Science) of the Marathon Taper

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Marathon training is hard. Very hard. You are pushing your body to its limits, running mileage that makes your friends’ jaws drop, training intensively for months, working toward the goal of finishing that 26.2 miles with pride.  Whether you’re an elite athlete trying to win, an age group champion trying to set a new personal […]