Conquer the Taper for Faster Race Times

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Learn the science behind tapering to race better.

It might sound counterintuitive, but the best way to prep for a marathon or other long race is actually to stop running. “Tapering,” or decreasing mileage before a big race, lets your body repair and recover after a long training schedule. A successful taper can make you faster, stronger, and better prepared mentally for a long race. READ MORE...

13.1 Miles to Go

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Rock ‘n’ Roller

Ease out those muscle aches and pains with a foam rolling sesh at home.
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