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Slower Runs Mean Faster Races
The 80/20 rule of intensity balance stipulates that runners should aim to spend about 80 percent of their weekly training time at moderate intensity (i.e. at a pace at which you can comfortably carry on a conversation) and about 20 percent at moderat
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Doing It For Herself
Ultrarunner Amelia Boone, 36, has won the World’s Toughest Mudder obstacle course race three times. She was at the top of the podium at the 2013 Spartan Race World Championships. And she’s finished three Death Races, diabolical multiday events that s
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Fall In Love With Urban Trails
While there really is nothing like running through a dense forest, along a mountain trail, or in any number of other wild places, even if you live in a major city there are opportunities to enjoy a trail experience of your own. Urban trails give runn
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The Campaign trail
FOR AS MUCH EDUCATING AND ADVOCATING ABOUT climate change as ultrarunners Faith E. Briggs and Clare Gallagher have done, maybe the best way to teach the public about crucial environmental issues is to give everybody an unfortunate taste of what an ai
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Addie Bracy
Addie Bracy, 34, speaks in a soft and modest manner, while her résumé is anything but soft and modest. She’s a three-time USATF National Champion, a three-time USATF Women’s Mountain Runner of the Year, and a 2:35 marathoner. She holds a course recor
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How To Get Educated And Get Involved
A recently established nonprofit organization promoting environmental stewardship in running communities. runnersforpubliclands.org A community of athletes, scientists, creatives, and business leaders advancing nonpartisan policies that protect the w
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Pasta Perfection
After a long or hard-fought run, there is no better way to refuel the engine than by slurping up a bowl of spaghetti. But why just drown your noodles in a jar of red sauce? Pasta of all shapes and sizes serves as an ideal blank canvas, ready to welco
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Why Women Are Running Stronger, Longer
Ellie Pell blazed across the finish line of the 2019 Green Lakes Endurance Run—a 50K trail race—in 3:58:37, nearly eight minutes ahead of second-place finisher Richard Ellsworth. Race organizers were so surprised a woman bested the 90-athlete field t
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The Female Runner’s Complete Guide to Iron
In January 2019, marathoner Starla Garcia found herself exhausted and struggling to keep up with her normal training partners. She finished the Houston Half Marathon in 1:21:38—speedy for many, but slower and more difficult than she expected. Garcia’
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Talk About An Adventure!
Three women take part in Raid des Alizés, an all-female, multisport competition on November 29, 2019, on the island of Martinique. The trails are kept undisclosed until race day, and teams must navigate their way through running, mountain biking, and
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Should I supplement?
For many athletes, the answer is yes. Garcia says more than three-fourths of her female training partners have needed a supplement, especially when they’re ramping up mileage. There are many different types of supplements and doses, some of which are
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The Magic of Mushrooms
They can be easy to miss when running through forest trails. You’re so focused on the roots and rocks in your path or the views around you that you don’t see the golden chanterelle peeking out from under a leaf or the black morel at the base of a tre
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Your Grocery Guide to Shrooms
Thankfully, you don’t have to forage to find delicious mushrooms on the regular. Use the notes below to help you make your way through the produce section. No matter the variety, look for firm, smooth mushrooms that are dry but not dried out. Store t
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The Rise of Mushroom-Based Supplements
From coffee and hot chocolate to pills and powders, mushroom supplements are everywhere. Made from shrooms with funky names like turkey tail, reishi, and lion’s mane, these products utilize fungi you won’t find in the produce aisle and are best consu
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Hit the Trails
Long before the novel coronavirus shut down gyms and caused the cancellation of road races, trail running was on the rise. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association’s 2019 Topline Participation Report, trail running numbers were up 9.4 p
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The Gear You Need
• Phone: Even if you don’t always have service, a phone is your safety net in case you need to make an emergency call. You can also use it to take pictures of trail junctures so you can remember your route back. (Pro tip from Lucrezi: At trail junctu
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Fresh Perspective
THIS IS OUR SECOND-ANNUAL TRAIL ISSUE, which as a road runner, strikes an inherent theme of getting outside one’s comfort zone. Within these pages, you’ll read reflections from women who never thought they’d become passionate trail converts; dominant
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What Experienced Runners Wish They Knew When They Started
“You will see your pace decrease on the trails, especially as you run at higher altitudes. But slowing down and focusing on effort instead of time has made me faster. I usually run on roads, and while technical trails aren’t for me—no roots or rocks!
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Women's Running
Editor-in-Chief Jen Ator Managing Editor Jessica Campbell-Salley Senior Writer Erin Strout Associate Editor Malissa Rodenburg ART & PHOTO Art Director Heidi Carcella Senior Designer Thomas Erny Photography Director Brad Kaminski Photography Editor Ha
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Trail Blazers
Push the pace without worrying about your footing, no matter how rough the conditions. The 8mm drop is optimized to keep your foot close to the ground, increasing stability as you pick up speed, while the high-density rubber outsole and multi-dimensi
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SCIENCE SAYS Jumping Rope Makes You Faster
If the last time you tried jumping rope was in elementary school gym class, new research published in the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance might have you jumping again. The study, which involved 96 amateur endurance runners
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Anatomy in Action
Compared to the strong quads and knobby calves running develops, your ankles seem almost dainty. But the powerful ankle-foot complex is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, and 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments—all of which make your ankles a crucial pa
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DIY Trail Mix
Trail mix traditionally has a good balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, making it a perfect snack for runners. It’s easy to throw together and portable for the long trail ahead (or stays good in the car to snack on when you return). And by m
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The Essential Rules of Recovery
The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB for short) is an ultramarathon trail race that covers 106 miles through France, Italy, and Switzerland and has a total elevation gain of around 32,940 feet. It’s known as one of the toughest races in the world—and
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Bring On The Bars
This bar holds up to the sudsy clean of a liquid soap, but doesn’t weigh hair down (hello, fewer washes). Fresh, fair-trade honey is slowly released as you use it, leaving a light, sweet scent that lasts for days. $11.95, lushusa.com Dr. Bronner’s Al
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New Tools Of Recovery
A fan favorite in the percussion therapy department, this massage gun is powerful, quiet, and equipped with built-in pressure sensor technology to help you get the most out of every session. Use the five interchangeable head attachments and three spe
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Why Runners Need Pull-Ups
As a smart runner who wants to ward off injuries, you (hopefully) already have a regular core and lower-body strength routine. But it turns out that sculpting your lats as well as your shoulders and arms is equally important. “When those muscles are
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The Power of Now
THE SATURDAY OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND I woke up promptly at 5 a.m. My daypack was loaded and my gas tank was filled. I was desperately looking forward to a long, solo day hike near my home in Boulder—a much-needed reset after a few chaotic, cooped-up
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Beyond the Stopwatch: How to Set New Running Goals
Injuries. Illness. Career responsibilities. Family matters. A pandemic. A lot can unexpectedly take us away from our hopes and dreams. Sometimes setting sights on new personal records or winning our age divisions in the local 5K or big city marathon
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Women’s Running
Editor-in-Chief Jen Ator Managing Editor Jessica Campbell-Salley Senior Writer Erin Strout Associate Editor Malissa Rodenburg Art Director Heidi Carcella Senior Designer Thomas Erny Photography Director Brad Kaminski Photography Editor Hannah DeWitt
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