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Layering 101

Do You Layer? It’s no secret that ambulatory athletes (our runners, walkers and hikers) harbor a special hatred of winter. Walking in the cold and snow is unpleasant. Running in the dark is dangerous. But many of these problems can be fixed by taking a fundamental adaptation—layering our clothes—and applying it to working out. Why […]

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Introducing Bareform: Interview with Merrell’s Hy Rosario

Merrell has made quite an impact in the running community with their Barefoot range, including the Trail Glove and Sonic Glove.  Describe how the idea for creating this collection began. It was clear that there was a grassroots movement in process in the running community.  Merrell believed that there was an unmet opportunity to bring […]

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Don’t Let the Weather Win

It wasn’t until about a year ago that I actually enjoyed running in cold weather.  Up until then, I was running 3 times a week on treadmill during the winter.  I’d try to give my legs a break using an elliptical once in awhile but if I went right after work, I’d wait for a […]

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Nutrition Tips to Conquer the Cold

Q. When I go for a run in the cold, I often get chilled. Any nutrition suggestions for helping me enjoy my winter workouts? A. Winter nutrition is important and can certainly make cold weather exercise more fun. Here are a few winter fueling tips to help athletes of all stay fit and comfortable through the […]

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How To Beat The Winter Fitness Excuses

Baby, its cold outside! With winter finally arriving, many people find it hard to continue with their workout routines. From busy schedules to low digits on the thermometer outside, here are the top excuses and solutions to avoid the winter pitfalls of exercise. Excuse #1: Its too cold to go running outside! Solution: This excuse […]

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