Should You Do an Epsom Salt or Ice Bath the Night Before a Race?

Should You Do an Epsom Salt or Ice Bath the Night Before a Race?

by Mbio Staff March 05, 2019 0 Comments

The Epsom salt versus ice bath debate is one that continues to rage within running communities and online forums. There seem to be valid points on both sides, although often backed up with little scientific evidence, or in some cases, even anecdotal evidence.
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Pre-Race Meal: What to Eat Before a Race

Pre-Race Meal: What to Eat Before a Race

by Mbio Staff January 15, 2019 0 Comments

Do you have a big race coming up?

Whether it's a marathon, an obstacle race, or a 5k charity run, you're probably wondering what you should eat beforehand. The way you fuel your body could make or break your performance, so it's important that you do it right.

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Top 12 Marathon Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Top 12 Marathon Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid

by Mbio Staff November 27, 2018 0 Comments

While running a marathon is a difficult feat in itself, knowing how to train well for such a long race is often where many runners encounter the biggest challenges.

First, there's getting the balance right between training enough and not over-training. Then there's pace, dehydration, carb-loading and the worry of becoming hyponatremic to consider.
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A First-Timer's Guide for Training For a Marathon

A First-Timer's Guide for Training For a Marathon

by Mbio Staff August 06, 2018 0 Comments

So you've been running for a little while and you've decided that you'd like to start training for a marathon. We must warn you, it's not going to be easy. But, once you cross that finish line and all that hard work pays off, you'll feel amazing. Here's a guide to help you get started on your amazing journey.
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How to Physically and Mentally Recover After a Marathon

How to Physically and Mentally Recover After a Marathon

by Mbio Staff March 21, 2018 0 Comments

You've spent months training your mind and body to deliver an incredible performance and your race day was a success. You beat your goal time and qualified for your next marathon. What now?
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Race Day Etiquette for Newbies

Race Day Etiquette for Newbies

by Mbio Staff March 12, 2018 0 Comments

You've been training for months and you're finally ready to lace up your running shoes and hit the road in a competitive capacity. In other words, you've signed up for a race. Before you hear the starting gun, however, you need to understand that there is etiquette involved in racing, as with any social situation. Here are a few important points of etiquette every racing newbie should observe.
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12 Tips for First Time Marathoners

12 Tips for First Time Marathoners

by Mbio Staff February 05, 2018 0 Comments

Did you know less than one percent of Americans have run a marathon?

Finishing a marathon is a significant life accomplishment. Runners spend months preparing their bodies and minds for a seemingly impossible 26.2 mile-long journey.

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How to Avoid Burnout When Training for a Marathon

How to Avoid Burnout When Training for a Marathon

by Mbio Staff October 04, 2017 0 Comments

A lot of runners working their way up to marathon-level fitness are concerned about common problems like fatigue, injury, and boredom, all of which are possible and even probable if you don't find ways to combat them. There's also a high potential for burnout. When you're pounding the pavement for hours each and every day in preparation for those 26-plus miles on race day, months down the road, burnout is a distinct possibility.
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5 Big Pre-Race Meal Mistakes to Avoid

5 Big Pre-Race Meal Mistakes to Avoid

by Mbio Staff April 11, 2017 0 Comments

When you have a race coming up, you naturally want to train so that you are prepared when race day rolls around. This generally includes several weeks or months of practice runs to fine-tune your form and improve your speed.
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5 Tips to Help You Beat Marathon Fatigue

5 Tips to Help You Beat Marathon Fatigue

by Mbio Staff March 29, 2017 0 Comments

Marathon running is no walk in the park - in terms of exertion the two concepts are pretty much polar opposites. That said, running a marathon needn't be a lesson in self-abuse. With proper training and preparation, you can avoid marathon fatigue, make good time, and still feel grand (if tired) when you finish your race.
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13 Weeks to the Boston Marathon

13 Weeks to the Boston Marathon

by Brian Klotzman January 17, 2017 0 Comments

We are now 13 weeks out from the 2017 Boston marathon and I just want to give you an update on my training progress.  For now I'm sticking with thenew format of doing a video for the blog post.  Of course there is a pseudo-transcript down below so if you want you can still read it
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17 Weeks to the Boston Marathon

17 Weeks to the Boston Marathon

by Brian Klotzman December 20, 2016 0 Comments

We are 17 weeks out from the 2017 Boston marathon and I just want to give you an update on my training progress as well as how things are going on the fundraising site for the wonderful charity that I’m supporting. I wanted to try a new format out this time instead of just going with the blog post - I wanted to go ahead and actually do this video for you.
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