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Category: Motivation




How to Use Failure to Your Advantage


Not every race goes the way you hope it will… To be honest, what’s the point of racing if it does? Bad days happen to all of us, regardless of how well we prepare. So I was stoked to write this piece for MapMyRun.com …




The Athletic Bookworm Library


I’m going to make this the standing page for all the books that we’re reading as a club, and a few that really are serious favorites of mine that we haven’t read as a group, but I think are worth picking up. (I’ll update …





Being Tired—When Fatigue Is Holding You (Me!) Back


Fatigued? A little overwhelmed? A little underwhelmed? Feeling “off”? Yep. “Do you ever think maybe we’re rushing too much?” I asked Peter as I tried not to grump at him from the passenger seat of our van, as we ran a few minutes behind …




Picking the Perfect Running Mantra


Ever start a run and feel a little… less than motivated? (Of course you have. Everyone does.) You may need a running mantra. So, while podcasts and kick-ass playlists are awesome, they won’t do you much good when it comes to race day, and …