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  • July 22, 2018 Fitness

    How to Hydrate for Long Summer Runs

    How to Hydrate for Long Summer Runs

    If you’re a runner, there’s nothing quite like going out for a long run on a beautiful hot summer day. But when you’re in that almost zen-like run, it can be easy to get so caught up that you don’t even realize you’re dehydrated. The initial signs of dehydration often include tiredness, increased thirst, decreased…

  • June 4, 2018 Fitness

    The Best Yoga Stretches for Runners

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    These yoga moves for runners will help you stretch and release the muscles most affected by running to recover faster and run longer.  Running is an excellent source of cardio that will boost your heart rate and help build lean, strong muscles in your body. Despite all of its benefits, it’s important to remember that…

  • February 16, 2018 Fitness

    How to Plan Your Summer Race Training Program

    Try this start to half-marathon training program so you can safely teach your body pacing, endurance and strength to go the distance! With spring right around the corner, it’s time to get ready for race season! But before you head to the starting line, choose a training program to take you the distance. Whether you’re…

  • January 5, 2018 Fitness

    Realistic Resolutions: 5 Bad Gym Habits to Break This Year

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    Welcome to our three-part series, Realistic Resolutions! In our final installment, we’ll cover common gym mistakes you need to quit in 2018. If you’re making the effort to go to the gym every week, shouldn’t you also make the effort to work out correctly while you’re there? Sometimes in our day-to-day exercise routines we start to get a…

  • October 3, 2017 Fitness

    Vital Proteins Running Challenge Day 13

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    You’ve made it to the last three days of the running challenge! We’ve talked about warming up, crossing training and the importance of rest days. Something runners tend to forget about when properly training is nutrition. It’s important to properly eat nutrient-rich foods so you can run faster and longer. One of Quan’s favorite ways…

  • September 30, 2017 Fitness

    Running Challenge Day 10 – Cross Training

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    Including cross training into your running schedule can help you achieve your running goals! A lot of runners think they should just run every day and do nothing else, but it’s important to incorporate some cross training into your running schedule. Think of crossing training as something you do outside of your normal runs, such…

  • September 27, 2017 Fitness

    Vital Proteins Running Challenge- Day 7

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    Help prevent injury and improve your running with these stretches.  Have you ever wanted to just hit the coach after a long run? After a run, your heart rate it up and all your muscles are tight. It’s important to take the time to stretch after a run so your body doesn’t lock up. Check…

  • September 24, 2017 Fitness

    Vital Proteins Running Challenge: Day 4

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    Rest days are an imporant part of training. Taking a day off can actually benefit your runs. We hope you guys are having a great start to the running challenge! Today is day four and brand ambassador, Laquane, is talking about the importance of rest days. A lot of times, we want to push ourselves…

  • September 20, 2017 Fitness

    Vital Proteins Running Challenge: The First Steps

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    Running doesn’t have to be difficult. The Vital Proteins Running Challenge is a great way to start moving! Today is day one of the Vital Proteins Running Challenge! Brand Ambassador, Laquane Bailey, talks about why warming up is essential for running and the running schedule days 1 – 3. Warming up before you go for a…