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  One of the more important aspects of running is the proper way of breathing. Running is not just about the legs and thighs and feet. It is also about the lungs and how to bring greater amounts of oxygen into the system efficiently. Unnoticed by many, even by the athletes themselves sometimes, the nature of your breathing during your running affects your performance. Those runners who can correctly deliver oxygen into their system are stronger than their counterparts who struggle when they are running because they do not know the technique. Swimmer’s Breathing One training technique is to breathe...

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    Proper nutrition is important among runners for two reasons. One is to supplement their energy to achieve power performance. And two is to meet their nutritional needs. However, runner’s diet and proper nutrition are two of the most overlooked aspects of running that many runners, novices most especially, feel powerless and fatigued every time they run. When running, runners burn calories, or energy, and to be able to fuel their running, they need to replace the lost calories adequately. Taking the following, in the right amount and at the right time, will do the job. Carbohydrates A normal...

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Dwayne Martin returned from overseas in 2005. Armed with goals and grit, he sought out to become a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. "If you believe in something and work hard enough then you can achieve it," he said.  Dwayne even decided to work as a fitness attendant so he could learn more while interacting with a diverse group of people. He wanted to absorb as much as he could in order to be as effective as possible along his journey (a value he learned from his time in the service.) "We may receive the education in our field...

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Goals   2020 has been full of ups and downs but what should stay consistent are our fitness goals. Staying healthy, especially during quarantine is important for overall health. Virtual Run allows the flexibility of creating a goal and scheduling it around your schedule. Short on time? Run a quick jog around the block. Raining outside? Run in place or treadmill. Having control over your running goals allows you to fully implement it to see the results.     Community Whether you run a 5K, 10K, or in the marathon space, community plays a huge role in staying motivated. Virtual...

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Are you look to sign up for your first virtual race and don’t know where to start? Or maybe you're wondering what new bling needs to go on your wall? Here's a helpful to some of our favorite achievements you can unlock next:  Besties 5K - Are you and your best friend looking to get into the latest craze of Virtual Running? Then this two-for-one special is the run for you both! Take yourself back to school with this composition-book themed medal set. This is a MUST HAVE for any pair of best friends!  Tattoo Run 5K - If you love ink, this...

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