RUNNERPEDIA

Running Shoes – Finding Your Perfect Pair!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Running is a sport that doesn’t require a lot of equipment, so finding the right pair of shoes is often underestimated or even overlooked. You’ve probably heard some version of the quote “just lace up and go”, which...

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How to Plan your Next “Run-cation”!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer which means, “run-cation” season has arrived! What is a run-cation? This is a vacation you take with the main purpose being to run a destination race. It is especially popular for...

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Train Like an AMPT Champ – Mental Toughness Tips that Give a Competitive Edge!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body” – Lynn Jennings. As runners, we know that running is often “90% mental and 10% physical”, yet it is rare that a run training...

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AMPT Training Series – Tackling the Taper!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you ever heard of or even experienced the “taper crazies”!? You know, the times just before a race when you go through a bit of mileage and running withdrawal, combined with anxious anticipation of the big day...

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AMPT Training Series – Mastering Your Next Long Run

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]This week we will continue our AMPT “Train with Purpose” running series while we cover the topic of Long Runs! If you’ve ever trained for a longer distance race, such as a 10K, half marathon, or full marathon,...

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AMPT Training Series – Strength Training for Runners

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]We hope you are enjoying the AMPT Training Series so far and are taking away great information to implement into your training plan. Our goal with this series is to help you become a stronger endurance athlete and...

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AMPT Training Series – Spotlight on Speed Work

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In our last post, we mentioned the importance and benefits of adding variety to your run training plan in order to get the best results and reach all of your running goals (and then some)! In this post,...

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AMPT Training Series – Running with Purpose

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="30" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Think back to your very first run; whether it was recently or many years ago and remember how it felt and how you got started. Did you decide to just lace up and run, or did you go...

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Couples Who Run – Valentine’s Day Edition!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating couples who run! We interviewed AMPT Founder, Angela Casavant, as well as fellow 2020/2021 AMPT Ambassadors, Ramon Golen, Heather Hutchison, and Stephanie Ramirez to hear all about their experiences running with their significant other. Whether you or your...

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Wishing you a happy and HEALTHY holiday season!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" padding_bottom="50" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s December and the holidays are upon us! While this is a jolly time of year, it can also be stressful and hard to maintain the healthier choices that we have been working hard on all year long....

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