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Strengthen your calves and ankles today

How to strengthen your lower legs Runners require strong ankles and calves to stabilize themselves when running. Nicole Clancy has 5 exercises to help strengthen them.  "The lower body works as one...
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9 Ways to become a faster runner

2016 has come and gone. It may have been your best year of racing yet, maybe it was absolutely awful. Either way, January is the time to consider what you did right and what you can do to run faster...
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Creating a Trail Runner

Everyone starts as a beginner says David Roche. If you stick with it though, the rewards are great. “If you stick with it, what is hard becomes second nature and what is impossible becomes merely...
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Make treadmill training more interesting

David Roche from Trail Runner Magazine knows how difficult to pound away on the treadmill and has found a way to combat this. Try out these training techniques to break up the monotony of treadmill...
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Leave the Couch

Every year the Banff Film Festival does a world tour with the world’s best mountain films. These inspiring films vary in length and display a variety or sports but are all centered around mountains....
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Time for Trail Shoes

When you’re going to run on trails more than twice a month it’s time to invest in some Trail Running shoes, but which ones are best for you? Linzay Logan has gathered some advice from top trail...
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Is yoga really worth it?

Yoga and Runners, do the two really go together? Yes! Yoga has many benefits for running and is not as complicated as most people think. Yoga is suitable for all body types and can be started at any...
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'Tis the season to be Jolly!

'Tis the season to be Jolly! So capture it on camera and win!  If you run trail, own a smart phone or camera, have a Facebook account and love Spur burgers as much as we do, this is for you! The...
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Legs Slowing you down?

Slowing down not because you’re out of breath but because your legs can’t go anymore? There are a number of reasons why your legs can’t keep up with your cardio. As your hit 40 this increasing...
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How Should I Breathe When I Run?

“When we head out for a run, there are plenty of things to think about: how our feet land, how we bend our arms, and how quick our stride rate is. But the one thing most runners don’t think about is...
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