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Hydration Tips

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  • December 26, 2014
PROPER HYDRATION IS CRITICAL DURING TRAINING AND COMPETITION • Helps regulate body temperature • Assists in delivering glucose (sugar) to the muscles • Helps remove toxins and waste from body • Maintains blood volume for muscle oxygenation • Speeds recovery SIGNS OF DEHYDRATION: • Dizziness • Lack of urination • Dark colored urine • Confusion SIGNS […]Read More >>
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Training Tips

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  • June 26, 2014
TRAINING TIPS FOR FIRST TIME MARATHONERS: 1. Access current exercise and fitness level. 2. Begin with 30 minutes 3 x per week. 3. Keep track of exercise time vs. miles. 4. Begin with walk; then switch to run walk routine; increase run time and decrease walk time as you become more fit. 5. Increase total […]Read More >>
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Correct Shoe Choice

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Correct shoes are essential in preventing overuse injuries associated with running and walking. In most cases, an injury could have been completely avoided had the appropriate footwear been worn. But first, it is important to understand a little bit about the motion of the foot when walking or running. Foot Motion Normally, heel strike occurs […]Read More >>