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Hammer Down Your 10K Time

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Keys to finding the finish line faster

BY MATT CLOUT

If you want to run your fastest 10K, the final eight weeks of training can get you there. The 10K is a distance that almost any runner can complete. It is also one of the first targets that most beginners set as a goal. But if you’re a seasoned 10K runner looking to chalk up some noteworthy times, there are some strategies that can help you break the barrier you thought to be out of reach.

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Marathoner’s Checklist

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Taking care of niggling details will put a smile on your race face

BY JAMES S. FELL

There is no such thing as too much Body Glide. Conversely, not enough glide is a problem, because when you’re thinking about how much your feet, quads and lungs hurt during your first marathon, it’s wise to avoid adding nipple and nether chafing into the mix.

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Head Game

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Turn performance anxiety into positive energy

BY MICHELLE NEWTON

Do you perform well during training or practice but choke in competition? Pre-race jitters are common among athletes. Whether you are a newcomer to your sport or a seasoned veteran, this phenomenon can get the better of you.

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Sweat Buddies

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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, ramp up your boxing, release your inner Ali

BY STEPHANIE JOANNE
PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRYNN CAMPBELL

There's nothing like the motivation of a workout partner to push you beyond your toughest physical threshold. Even when you want to quit, somehow, that friend's encouragement helps you dig deep and elevate that little reserve you have left.

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TRAINING

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HEAD GAME

Turn performance
anxiety into
positive energy.

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Food & Nutrition

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ALKALINE FOR
RUNNERS

Balancing the body
with food for energy.

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Travel

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ENDURING
MADAGASCAR'S
WILD

Adventure scientists
map mysterious
limestone labyrinth.

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