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Category: Fitness



How To (Finally) Do A Push-up


I’m a huge fan of being able to do a proper pushup — and I’m decidedly NOT a fan of the knee-push-ups. Why? Because the knee ones may not be ~bad~ per se, but they don’t leave you with anywhere to go. You can’t …




Training Feeling Stale? Book a Training & Nutrition Consult


Looking to take your endurance training to the next level, but not sure where to start? Have a nagging saddle sore or chafing issue that just won’t go away? Can’t get your gut on the right track, and wrecking workouts because of stomach pain …


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The Case For Mindful Running


You guys know I love the concept of running mindfully (hence when we read Mindful Running for the Athletic Bookworms way back!) So, when MapMyRun was up for talking about making the case for running mindfully, versus just running for the sake of a …




“Ready to Run” — Athletic Bookworms Review + Notes


Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally by Kelly Starrett & TJ Murphy I read Ready to Run a couple years ago but now that I’ve upped my mileage significantly as I started into the world of ultra-running, I’m finding myself a …


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What Fitness Trends Should You Definitely Skip?


Writing about fitness is kind of a brutal job, because you run a fine line between picking up on current trends and being on top of that stuff, and also wanting to avoid promoting dumb $hit. That’s why I really liked writing this piece …


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Dealing with a Cold… As an Athlete (Trying to Stay on Plan)


Head colds are the worst, and suck even more when you’re an athlete, especially one who’s actually in a training block and sticking to a specific training plan or schedule. I just got home after a couple of weeks of travel, so lots of …