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How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

How to Avoid Bug Bites on Trail Runs

by admin on Aug 18, 2014 0

Trail runs can be a peaceful, serene experience, but sometimes bugs get in the way of that enjoyment. What’s worse, people can end up with Lyme disease, Malaria, Denge or the West Nile virus if they don’t take precautionary steps to prevent bug bites. Runners deal with bugs year-round, so understanding how to take the […]

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Running: Treatment for Recovering Addicts

Running: Treatment for Recovering Addicts

by vffrunner on Aug 15, 2014 0

People take up running for a variety of reasons. Maybe you were a high school athlete and running became an efficient way to stay in shape in later years. Maybe you just want to lose 10 pounds. Maybe you crave a winding trail and that endorphin rush after a long day of being cooped up […]

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Running When You’re New In Town

Running When You’re New In Town

by Kat on Aug 12, 2014 0

Most people consider moving to be a stressful experience. Packing up your life and starting over in a new place is never easy. In some cases, the reason behind the move is positive – a promotion, a growing family, etc. – while other times, moving has less upbeat connotations. Regardless of the factors contributing to […]

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How To Make the Most of Your Run – Rain or Shine

How To Make the Most of Your Run – Rain or Shine

by Kat on Jul 17, 2014 0

No matter how frequently you exercise, there are some days when it’s just plain hard to get out of bed. Or, if you’re not a morning exerciser, you might find yourself coming up with excuses to avoid your evening run. With a few easy tricks however, you can lower the barrier to entry and make […]

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How Regular Exercise Can Lessen The Effects of Depression

How Regular Exercise Can Lessen The Effects of Depression

by Kat on Jul 07, 2014 0

Statistics show that one in four Americans will suffer from clinical depression at some point in their lives. While pharmaceutical research has found many types of medication that can help treat depression, some people aren’t able to take those medications, or worry about the effects the drugs can have on the body. Though it’s not […]

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Fun Runs and Drinking – How to Stay Safe

Fun Runs and Drinking – How to Stay Safe

by vffrunner on Jun 26, 2014 0

Today, it’s increasingly common for races and fun runs to conclude with a celebratory drinking fest once runners cross the finish line. While this might seem like a fun way to cap off a great workout, it also poses some risks to racers. If you’ve ever participated in one of these races, you know how […]

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Chronic Hamstring Pain? You Might Suffer from Sleeping Glutes

Chronic Hamstring Pain? You Might Suffer from Sleeping Glutes

by Kat on Jun 24, 2014 0

Today is the one year anniversary of the pain in my butt. Literally. I’m no marathoner, but I love running and tend to rack up about 20 miles per week (3-5 miles per day). About a year ago, I felt like I pulled something in my upper hamstring/lower glute area while playing tennis with a […]

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Spring 2014 Giveaway Winner

Spring 2014 Giveaway Winner

by Kat on Apr 11, 2014 2

Congrats to the April 2014 winner of our Vibram FiveFingers giveaway… Hillary Evans Please message us on our Facebook page by Tuesday, April 15th and we will follow up to get your shipping address and sizing information. Our Sincerest Thanks Thanks for being such a loyal fan of Vibram FiveFingers and the minimalist community. We […]

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A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

A New Kind of Sock – The GoodFoot Sock

by Dan Hinckley on Apr 07, 2014 0

As a busy professional and active guy, I’ve relied on FiveFingers for years to take care of my feet when I work out. As most of us in the minimalist community know, they’re breathable, flexible, and comfortable. They help strengthen all the muscles in my lower body and improve my form when I run. They […]

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Springtime Giveaway

Springtime Giveaway

by Kat on Apr 03, 2014 0

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and it’s that time of  year when going for a run outdoors is a surprisingly pleasant experience. For the truly hardcore runners out there, winter weather is never an excuse to stop exercising, but when it finally warms up, people emerge from the woodwork and pound the […]

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