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5 Ways to Turn Injury into Advantage

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Sweet Potato Bites: Stay Strong With These Pre-Race Meals

Words: Allie Fisher   Allie Fisher is an Orange County-based runner who loves the half marathon and 10K distance. When she’s not running, she’s sharing her healthy recipes and restaurant reviews on her food blog, Sweet Potato Bites. It’s Friday night. Instead of going out for happy hour, you are staring blankly into your fridge trying to. . .

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Saucony: Get Fit with Molly Huddle’s Olympic Workout

By: Molly Huddle Courtesy of LaceUp presenting sponsor, Saucony Molly Huddle is a 2012 Olympian and the American record holder for 5,000-meters (14:42.64). So whose training could be better to emulate when trying to lower your 5K personal best? Molly shares her favorite workout, a staple as she prepared for her Olympic performance. On the Track:. . .

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Saucony Joins as Presenting Sponsor

Saucony Joins as Presenting Sponsor of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series Free Training Runs Hosted by Saucony Prior to Each Race   LaceUp Running Series event organizers are proud to introduce the high performance running shoe company, Saucony, as the new series’ presenting sponsor. This partnership is a testament to the continued growth and commitment. . .

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How to Choose the Right Running Shoe

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. Buying running shoes can be intimidating. Some of the large stores stock dozens of models in a wide range of categories, from “minimalist” to “motion control.” How do you know which shoe is best for you? Fortunately, choosing the right running shoe is a lot. . .

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How to Reach Your Racing Weight

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. Each runner has an optimal racing weight. Your optimal racing weight is how much you weigh when you’ve gotten your body fat percentage down to the lowest level that is realistically attainable for you through healthy eating and training habits. Attaining your optimal racing weight. . .

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How to Stay Injury Free

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. Injuries are all too common among runners. If you’ve been running for more than a year, you’ve probably suffered at least one so-called “overuse” injury such as shin splints or runner’s knee. Fortunately, doctors, coaches and scientists have learned a lot about what causes running-related. . .

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The Benefits of Training By Heart Rate

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. The two most basic variables of training for running events such as a Lexus LaceUp Running Series half marathon, 10K, or 5K are volume andintensity. Volume is how much you run and intensity is how hard you run. The most common mistake that runners make. . .

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