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Foam Rolling 101 for Runners and Recovery

Since most of us don’t have access to a personal masseuse every day, foam rolling can serve as a form of self-massage and can be used both pre- and post-run. Here are a few of my favorite foam rolling exercises: Calves (toes forward, in and out) Hamstrings Piriformis/Glutes Quadriceps Iliotibial …

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Strong to the Finish: Core Strength Routine for Runners

Improving and maintaining core strength is critical for runners to remain injury-free. Those who know me and my coaching style know that I’m a stickler for form and mechanics and I’m certain that proper and sport-specific strength training is one key to staying healthy and holding it together late in a race (even …

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1st Annual Hart Bridge Practice – Before the Gate River Run

All are welcome! In partnership with Marathon High, PRS Running Club is giving you the chance to practice the most feared portion of the Gate River Run, the Hart Bridge. JSO will close down one lane of the bridge and be on site to ensure everyone’s safety. Everyone will meet …

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Runner Problem #87 What to do with all of those medals???

Sure, you can purchase a medal hanger or a decorative plaque, but really? Do you want a doughnut run medal mounted on your wall? If you’ve got a box or drawer full of old medals you always think about throwing away but just can’t part with, try this nifty little …

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4 Moves To Keep You Running Stronger Longer

Strength training is often the last thing a runner wants to do but if you take the time to do it, you’ll see some huge gains in performance and a reduction in injuries. These four exercises build strength while promoting flexibility to keep you running stronger and longer. Try adding …

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Time to Step it Up

You may be aware of the benefits of hill training incorporated into your running or workout routine, but what do you do when you live in the 904 with very few hill options and the main street bridge loop is under construction? Consider peppering in some stadiums or stair climbing …

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Issue 22 • March 2014Running

Track Training Schedules

In Jacksonville, where the beaches and river paths rule, it’s easy to forget about the good old track.  Track your running progress at any of the local track club meet-ups – you’ll find rain or shine workouts, tips and camaraderie for runners of any level. Florida Striders Track Club Floridastriders.com The Florida Striders …

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Issue 22 • March 2014Running

Training for a Faster 5K

So you have mastered the Couch to 5k plan and now you want to get faster. Running faster is easy, right? It is not quite that simple! With science and media pushing new ideas at you on every internet search, training can be overwhelming. After 20 plus years of running …

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Issue 08 • November 2012Running

What’s a Fartlek?

Alright, maybe you’re not quite ready for a long distance fall race but you signed up for a 5k, and you’re ready to get serious with your training. So, what’s the first step? If you’re drawing a blank about how to start things up, then you are not alone. Do …

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Issue 04 • July 2012Running

Off the Beaten Path: Jacksonville Running Trails

Article by Greg Lawrence Sometimes I run because I feel like it. However, often times I run because I feel like I have to.  When I get a few of the “have to” runs in a row, I mix things up by running one of Jacksonville’s many nature trails. Trail …

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