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How Physical Activity Lowers Your Risk for Diabetes

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series is excited to announce the Orange County Walk for a Cause with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. The Southern California running series is hosting a 5K walk on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in Irvine, CA. The walk is a part of the Orange County Team Relay event, one. . .

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Lexus LaceUp Adds New Healthy Happy Hour to 2017 Season

The Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Saucony is excited to announce the addition of the new Healthy Happy Hour which will kick off the 2017 fall running seasonSept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Runners and fitness buffs of all types are invited to mingle with like-minded people in the. . .

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7 Tips for the Day Before the Big Race

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, acclaimed author, world-class running and triathlon coach and sports nutritionist The last 24 hours before a running race can be a time of anxiety and uncertainty. Use these tips to stay worry-free and set yourself up for a great experience.  Do a short workout. A short workout is better than none. . .

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Sweet Potato Bites: Recover with These Post-Run 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. In my last fit fuel post, I shared some of the best foods to eat before a run, but. . .

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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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The Runner’s Diet

Words by: Matt Fitzgerald, Lead PEAR Sports Coach and Pacer. As a runner, you might wonder whether you need to eat differently than nonrunners. Is there a special diet that is best for people who train for events like the Lexus LaceUp Running Series? The answer is yes and no. The basic rules of healthy. . .

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