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Use Your Fridge as a Medicine Cabinet

Hippocrates is famously quoted as saying “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Centuries later, researchers continue to uncover the healing powers of food, and the good news is that many foods you can find at conventional grocery stores have powerful health benefi…

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Run Fast. Eat Slow. Feature: High-Altitude Bison Meatballs

As our second featured recipe from Run Fast. Eat Slow. we chose High-Altitude Bison Meatballs. In a talk to Fleet Feet Sports Carrboro, Shalane mentioned that this recipe was one specifically crafted to ensure efficient oxygen transfer to mus…

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Vitamins and Minerals Every Runner Needs

When we runners think about food, we mostly focus its flavor, how well it can fuel up our workouts, or how much it will fill out our waistlines. But food serves another critical role: it provides essential vitamins and minerals we need to help turn food into energy, keep bones strong, boost …

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Secrets of her Success

In May of 2013, Jen A. Miller accomplished what a lot of runners only dream about: she finished a marathon, and set a new personal best (lopping 15 minutes off of her first attempt), and she lost 25 pounds along the way. But the emotional and physical strength Miller gained on the way to the…

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Hydration & Fueling for Half/Full Marathon Success

Hydration & Fueling for Half/Full Marathon Success From Nuun For those of us running a fall half or full marathon, there are so many variables that can help make your day a successful one. Some factors are out of our control, such as wind, heat, and humidity; but there are also things …

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Nuun Energy: Caffeine and Performance

Nuun Energy: Caffeine and Performance From Nuun Blog, March 10, 2014 Our new product Nuun Energy, is the same hydration-focused Nuun you know and love – no sugars, optimal electrolyte blends, and light refreshing taste – but with added ingredients to help elevate and boost pe…

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Jog-A-Dog with the SPCA

Volunteer Running Program with the SPCA in Dublin Jog-A-Dog from Amy Fields To introduce myself, I'm a volunteer with a local non-profit organization, the East Bay SPCA, in Dublin. Late in 2012, a longtime runner myself, I approached the shelter staff about a program idea I had for runners…

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Winter Hydration Tips

Winter Hydration Tips for Athletes By Vishal Patel, Nuun Hydration Nutritionist The New York City Marathon is usually a nice indication that fall is coming to an end, but as we shift gears into winter with athletes beginning their off-season programs it’s safe to say that many don…

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In Praise of Running at Night

IN PRAISE OF RUNNING AT NIGHT By Dimity McDowell September 27, 2013Tags: Find Your Strong, nighttime, running, ViZiGLO, ViZiPRO   I am usually an early-bird runner. I (very grudgingly and groggily) get up and pound out a run as the sun rises so I don…

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How Do You Hydrate?

How do you HYDRATE? DID YOU KNOW?Dehydration is the leading cause of training injuries.  It hinders every bodily function needed to run.  A 2% decrease in body weight caused by dehydration affects your performance.  Studies have shown athletes finish a 12K run up to 2 1/2 min…

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