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March 2019: Longraces Monthly Newsletter

March was a great month for Longraces when we were running twitter successfully and ready to release mobile apps

31 Mar, 2019

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How to Treat and Prevent Common Running Injuries

Runners encounter all kinds of injuries during training—the repetitive stress of running can wear on your feet, ankles and the small muscles and tendons that support them

05 Mar, 2019

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Top benefits of running with a group

Running provides stress relief and a general sense of achievement and satisfaction. In turn, this leads to gains in confidence and body image.

05 Mar, 2019

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Top fears to prevent you from becoming a marathon runner

Starting a running routine can come with a lot of questions—and fears—for people new to the sport

05 Mar, 2019

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Simple tips to enjoy your first trail running

Ready to take your trail running to a new level? Try these simple tips

05 Mar, 2019

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The nutrition mindset to boost your running performance 10x

There is no one-size-fits-all nutrition plan for losing weight, performing at your best or maximizing overall health. Each person’s situation is unique and our bodies react differently to the same food

05 Mar, 2019

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Which vitamins and minerals are important to marathon runners

Even if you buy organic, the studies are continuing to show that they’re just as depleted in nutrients. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to get what you need from food alone

05 Mar, 2019

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How to maintain muscle mass while training marathon

It’s frequently reported that you can either gain muscle or do distance running, but the two simply can’t be done together. While I fully agree that they can’t be done at the same time

05 Mar, 2019

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Focus on following 5 major ereas to become a better Triathlon runner

Bonus points if you do tackle a triathlon because MANY triathletes dislike running. Which means you have an immediate leg up on them, once you nail down the biking and swimming

05 Mar, 2019

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The Ironman glossary: BIKE

Jersey: a cycling top made of technical fabric, usually equipped with a front zipper for ventilation and back pockets to store food and tools.

26 Feb, 2019

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The Ironman glossary: RUN

Pick-ups: short accelerations performed during the run, generally to stretch out the legs and prepare them for speed work or a run. Usually 10-30 seconds long.

26 Feb, 2019

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The Ironman glossary: SWIM

Sighting: a technique in which an open-water swimmer lifts their head in order to see where they are going, locate buoys, watch for other swimmers, aim for dry land

26 Feb, 2019