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Insights and wisdom from lifelong runners with a mission to educate and motivate individuals to make small changes each day to live healthier lives and to have fun while doing it.

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Why Western Washington’s November Temps are Perfect for Running Fast

We are spoiled by the weather in Western Washington because we can generally run outside year-round! There are times when it can be a little warm or a little cold…

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Why Western Washington’s November Temps are Perfect for Running Fast

We are spoiled by the weather in Western Washington because we can generally run outside year-round! There are times when it can be a little warm or a little cold…

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The Rise of Super Shoes (Carbon-Fiber Plated) & The Fall of World Records

-By Maxx Antush Technological advances in running equipment are not a new concept. Throughout modern Olympic history, track & field and marathon running has gone through advancements in track surfaces,…

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Shaking Off the Racing Rust

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out and restrictions on public gatherings begin to loosen, the Summer and Fall race calendars are starting to populate again! For many runners it…

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Running Easier with Sunglasses

-by Maxx Antush Spring has sprung, the days are growing longer, and strings of bright sunny days are on the horizon! As we all spend more time outdoors running and…

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Race, Running & Inspiration

by Maxx Antush In recent weeks, there has been a renewed energy in the ongoing conversation about the lack of diversity in many segments of our society. The lack of…

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Adapt Your Physiology to Make Winter Running More Bear-able

As winter rapidly approaches and we find ourselves running in colder temperatures, this might be the winter to try adapting your physiology to make spending time out in the cold…

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Training in the Heat – Best Tips

From Coach Maxx Antush- Embrace a positive attitude about the heat Everyone’s performance is affected by the heat Your body will make long term adaptations over time to improve your…

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10 Great Tips from 10 Years of Coaching Inspiring Women

The Fit School Walking/Running program was a major focus of my life for 10 years. All of the women who came through the program brought so much to our community…

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How to Get Moving and Grooving in the New Year

Sometimes it is difficult to stay motivated with your exercise program during the winter months. To help you stay enthusiastic about your training, here are some ideas to help keep…

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Stop – Taper Time! Running Your Best Fall Marathon or Half

TAPER!  I am a big fan of tapering.  Having fresh legs and replenished body fuel is a key component to having a great race. When training for a marathon or…

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Lookin’ Good! Improving Your Running Form

A great way to improve your running is by working on your running form. While we are all perfect, our bodies are not symmetrical. Knowing that, no one is going…

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4 Spring Training Reminders

Spring is a great time to start training for a race. Whether you have never run a race or have run hundreds, here a few things to help you get…

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