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Build mental toughness for running. Use visualization, mantras and more.

Building Mental Toughness for Running. Ditch the Negative Mindset. I’m tired. Boston Marathon training has reached its peak and the taper has begun but my body is feeling exhausted from all of the miles and the mental part of training. It’s Sunday morning, the day after 8 more inches of snow on April 1st. One … Read More »

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New Balance Running Shoes–Fresh Foam 1080

 New Balance Running Shoes. The Fresh Foam 1080? What’s not to love? *Disclaimer: I received a pair of the New Balance Running Shoes Fresh Foam 1080 v7 for my review from New Balance. All opinions expressed here are my own. I have to admit when maximal running shoes first arrived on the scene I was … Read More »

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Boston Marathon taper but first, Eastern States 20 Miler!

On the Road to the Boston Marathon. Eastern States 20 Miler Recap I sat down to write my recap of the Eastern States 20 Miler yesterday but found myself writing about some emotional stuff that had come up recently with Boston on the horizon. If you are interested you can take a look at that … Read More »

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Boston Marathon Training is Back on Track!

Boston Marathon Training is Back on track! (with a few minor hiccups) Hello marathon maniacs! How is your training going? I am getting ready for Boston and am hitting that pre-marathon wall that I think runners often hit as the big day gets closer. I had a little training hiatus during our trip to the … Read More »

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Stretches and Exercises to help with Peroneal Tendonitis

What to do when Peroneal Tendonitis Starts. You are in the thick of high mileage training for your big marathon. Training is going well but you begin to feel an old familiar twinge of pain in the outer edge of your foot with each foot strike. The pain can radiate under your foot into your … Read More »

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Best Winter Running Shoes

Best Winter Running Shoes When it comes to running in the winter you need the best winter running shoes to keep you upright as snow, slush and ice take over the roads and trails. Finding the best winter running shoes is an important investment so that you can enjoy your running especially if you are … Read More »

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9 weeks to go? Whaaaaat?! Boston Marathon Training Update #6

Time is flying! It’s hard to believe that in 9 weeks I will have finished my fourth Boston Marathon. It’s hard to believe it especially considering we just had a Nor’Easter blow through New Hampshire dumping loads of snow on us! Even though there are still 9 more weeks, one can only begin to wonder … Read More »

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Boston Marathon Training Update 2017 #5

*Disclaimer: This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links Last week was not one of our better weeks. With my daughter still working hard to feel better after a bout of pneumonia earlier in January our week had us at the Doctor twice this week as the lingering low grade temperature and general feelings of  being unwell … Read More »

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