Category Archive: Training tips

Yoga for Runners – Benefits + GRR Discount

Any runners out there feeling aches and pains? Yoga might be a solution – and you can test out that theory at the Yoga for Athletes class at Sacred Rivers Yoga on Monday nights at 7 PM. Sacred Rivers, a GRR sponsor, offer GRR members a special rate of $10 per class.

Justin …

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Amira: Fueling the Natural Way – Go Raw 100% Organic Live Granola Bars

GO RAW 100% ORGANIC LIVE GRANOLA BARS 

 

Want to fuel your workouts a more natural way…with sustainable energy, high carbohydrates, lower in sugar and calories?Then you have to give Go Raw 100% Organic Live Bars a try! Packed with 32g Carbs, 6g Protein, 300mg Omega 3, 290mg Potassium, High Fiber, 12g Sugar and just …

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The Science of Marathon Running

 

The Science of Marathon Running – It’s Okay to be Smart – PBS Digital Studios

 

 

YouTube Link: The Science of Marathon Running

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Start the New Year with Strava!

By Deb McFall, who has recently set up a Glastonbury River Runners Strava page. 

If you just got the latest and greatest Garmin for Christmas or run/cycle with a GPS device, chances are you’re a data geek – you like to see how far, how fast and how long that ride or run took you. …

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Amira’s Reflections on 2013; Goals for 2014

By Amira Lerario

It’s my birthday today. Nothing major is happening – I’m not moving up into another race age division, I’m just moving closer to one…

It is, however, a good time for me to reflect on my 2013 running, coaching and racing year, and think about my goals as a runner and coach …

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Winter Running – Amira’s Tips on Staying Warm

By Amira Lerario

Winter running unfortunately scares away runners who have worked so hard to build up their running skills spring, summer and fall. Winter really is a great time of year to run if you have the right gear, and the right attitude It’s important to continue to run throughout the winter to maintain …

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Running While Pregnant

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Pre-reading disclaimer

So for all you guys who are well past childbearing years, this is not the article for you. If you are one of my running friends and would rather just not “know” (and spare my dignity) I suggest you find an alternate article to read.

Running through pregnancy

My best friend just found …

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Amira: Why Do We Run?

Who are runners? Why do we run?

All shapes and sizes, all ages and races – mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters…we run for pleasure, for fitness, a challenge, companionship, a sense of achievement…

We race together – each unique, with individual goals – we share feelings of anticipation, excitement, nervousness, determination…

We run in the heat, …

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Taking a Break Could Help Your Training

As athletes, it’s OK to give ourselves permission to take a break during a training cycle, injured or not! The countless weeks, miles, hours, early mornings and late evenings of a training schedule, can take a tremendous toll on our bodies, minds and lives. It is said, that training for an event is often more …

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Amira’s Training Tips: Yoga for Runners

Nothing quite like YOGA to stretch out the kinks of a 39 mile training and coaching weekend….this 46 year old body was really feeling the joint and muscle aches this morning!!!

Of course YOGA is a wonderful mind and body workout for people of all ages. There are varying degrees of intensity and poses…myself, I …

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Why Do We Only Stretch When We’re Injured?

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again……STRETCH, STRETCH, STRETCH, AND THEN STRETCH SOME MORE!!!

I’ve had a number of injured runners approach me lately, wanting me to help them. A common theme that I’m finding is little to no stretching and poor flexibility = varying degrees of tightness in the joints and muscles.

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How Do You Do It? Juggling Family Life & Running

As a wife, mother of four young children, business woman, marathoner and competitive runner, “I don’t know how you do it,” is a phrase that I’ve heard quite often over the years. When asked ‘How do I do it,’ I usually reply, “I don’t know, I just do it.”

So when the idea was put …

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