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The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

by Kat on Mar 17, 2016 0

With nice weather seemingly here to stay, it’s an absolute joy to head out for those long weekend runs. Whether you’re training for a race or not, Saturdays and Sundays are ideal for fitting in that high mileage because you don’t have to race off to work immediately after finishing your workout. It’s important to […]

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3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

by Kat on Mar 08, 2016 0

Every March, I emerge from my DC apartment a little cautious, a little unsure. One never knows if the wind and sleet and snow will be making another appearance or if the tulips will finally start blooming. Spring in DC is incredibly capricious. Because Washingtonians never know what to expect at this time of year, […]

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Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

Why Add Wild Alaska Salmon to your Diet?

by Kat on May 21, 2015 0

This blog post is courtesy of Maddie O’Laire, owner of Smart Source Seafood — Wild Alaska Salmon Direct from the Fisherman to Your Freezer! Salmon can play an important role in maintaining total body wellness and can help with energy levels and post-workout recovery.   We’ve been running quite a bit more than we usually […]

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Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

Workplace Wellness Can Start with Barefoot Bosses

by Kat on Jan 29, 2015 0

Workplace wellness is a trend that many employers claim to support, but when it comes down to day-to-day implementation, it’s hard to get a program off the ground. That’s why it’s so important for companies to practice what they preach and implement wellness policies from the top down. If HR allows casual work attire because […]

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5 Best Running Trails on the East Coast

5 Best Running Trails on the East Coast

by Kat on Sep 12, 2014 0

The East Coast is home to some of the nation’s best trails. Runners who are looking for new territory to conquer should consider paths that offer uninterrupted distances, intense climbs, and rewarding views. Below, are five of the region’s top places to run. The Long Trail – Winhall, VT. Vermont’s renowned Long Trail presents runners […]

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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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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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