How to Get into the 2020 NYC Marathon

Lottery for the NYC Marathon 2020
Guess what? The NYC Marathon turns 50 years old this year! The upcoming 2020 NYC Marathon will be on November 1, 2020. And to help get you started before the drawing application window closes, here is how you can participate in the 50th anniversary of the largest marathon in the world. Read below and learn the following things about the 2020 NYC Marathon registration:  How [...]
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Apple vs Garmin: Which Watch is Better for Runners

apple watch vs garmin
Running watches are notoriously difficult to decide on. Also, when weighing your options you might - despite best intentions - go for a flashy watch that doesn’t suit your specific needs as a runner. And that bulky watch with a thousand features that you have been eyeballing might actually be the least comfortable device you have ever strapped on your wrist. Apple vs Garmin, which [...]
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Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Boston Marathon

Running the Boston Marathon
The Boston Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in the world and for most runners an absolute dream race to participate one day. Getting into the Boston Marathon is hard. The window for qualifying and registering at the third-largest marathon is the U.S. has already closed, but that shouldn’t stop you from preparing for the next one! If you need any information on [...]
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The NYC Marathon Lottery

Sabrina Wieser running the NYC Marathon
The next NYC Marathon will be here before you know it. But if you don’t have all the details ironed out just yet, relax! There’s still plenty of time to prepare for the 2020 NYC Marathon. And I’ll help you by breaking down the lottery system, as well as other methods for entering the race.  If you’re planning on running in one of the greatest [...]
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How often should you run?

running frequency
Let’s discuss the running frequency! “Oh, you’re a runner. So you’re running every day?” – I’ve heard this question so many times that I have lost count, but it’s actually a common idea when non-runners picture a runner. Heading outside every single day. No rest days. We don’t need breaks. We’re superheroes. Running superheroes! But seriously: How often should a runner run per week? How [...]
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How to recover after your first half marathon

recover after a half marathon
How quickly you are back in action after a half marathon depends on a few key aspects of post-half marathon recovery. A week after the NYC Half, my first half marathon many years ago, I bounced back to training while still feeling thrilled by the amazing race. Being able to start training again 100%, only 6 days after a half marathon, is great for your [...]
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Brooklyn Half Marathon Race Strategy

Brooklyn Half Race Strategy
The Brooklyn Half Marathon takes you from Eastern Parkway to the finish line on the boardwalk at Coney Island. It's an iconic 13.1-mile journey through the amazing borough of Brooklyn. The Popular Brooklyn Half is a fun race and a good one to pr since it's just a bit hilly in the beginning and then entirely flat for the rest of the race. A smart Brooklyn Half Marathon race [...]
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Why Runners Should Take Magnesium

Magnesium for runners
Back again with another must-have nutritional supplement for runners! This time we will focus on magnesium as we explore its many benefits and why you should include it in your nutritional arsenal. First of all, you may have heard that you can use magnesium supplements to help you sleep. But did you know that you can also support your brainpower, as well as your exercise [...]
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What is the best Garmin Running Watch?

Garmin running watch
When it comes to the right running watches, a Garmin running watch definitely deserves the spotlight. Although they didn’t invent GPS, the company certainly made the technology more accessible to the public. And now they are producing quality watches that are giving Apple and Fitbit a run for their money. I left my Apple watch for a Garmin watch and ever since I'm a huge [...]
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