Tag: running tips

What to do the Night Before a 5K Race

Q:  I have my first race coming up. Do you have any tips on what to do the night before a 5K race? -MacKenzie That’s exciting! You are wise to ask this question ahead of time as it pays to be organized and ready to go before the race nerves...

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Ask an expert: Barefoot running

Is the barefoot running trend over–or are there real benefits to minimalist running? – Kevin It’s been an interesting few decades in the running shoe industry. We started with a lower heel-to-toe drop (the difference between the height of the heel versus the toe in a shoe) in the 1970s...

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Ask an expert: Best running surfaces

I typically run on the sidewalks around my neighborhood – is this bad for my joints? Is there any benefit to switching it up and running on different surfaces like the road, grass, loose gravel, etc.?  -Sarah Running on a variety of surfaces is a great way to mix up your...

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