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Race Entry Giveaways at Year-End Brunch April 1!

Want a free race entry? We’ll be giving away race bibs and entries at the year-end brunch at Le Meriden Delfina on April 1! Increase your chances of winning an entry to the Los Angeles New Year’s Race on January 7, 2018 by getting extra raffle tickets for $2 each or 3 for $5; cash […]

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Marathon Nutrition: The How and Why of Supplementation

by Connie Hutchins, PT, DPT   You’ve put countless hours into training for the upcoming marathon and you’re getting close to race day! You’re probably wondering how you should prepare for the demands of race day, particularly with what to eat and when. You’ve likely heard about carbohydrate loading, gels, sports drinks, and frequently drinking […]

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Run for your Life: Frequently Asked Questions

by Paulseth & Associates Physical Therapy If you venture down to the Santa Monica boardwalk just after sunrise on a random weekend morning, you will see something that absolutely blew me away the first time I came upon it.  People from all walks of life, all shapes and sizes, and all levels of fitness are […]

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INTERVIEW: LAUREN FLESHMAN

  by Greg White Lauren Fleshman is hard to pin down exactly. She’s a runner who writes, a writer who runs a business, and a coach who talks openly about disappointment. But above all, her honesty and directness are common threads in all she does. We recently traded emails about everything from running a thriving […]

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Should I Push Through The Pain?

by Paulseth & Associates Physical Therapy It is inevitable that as race day approaches almost all will experience some amount of aches and pains. At this point, many runners are asking: “if I continue to run, will I make this worse?” While simple advice cannot replace a thorough evaluation by a physical therapist, these tips […]

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Interview: Tim “Lucho” Waggoner

  by Greg White As one half of the popular “Ask the Coaches” segment on the Endurance Planet podcast, Tim “Lucho” Waggoner is a constant source of wisdom, a sort of wilderness Buddha. Whether he’s talking about life or sport, Lucho’s advice always feels at once universal and specific. I was lucky enough to have […]

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Interview: CHRIS KELLY, NOURISH BALANCE THRIVE

By Greg White Chris Kelly is a Northern California-based functional health practitioner who, through his team at Nourish Balance Thrive, works with athlete populations who want to improve not just their performance, but their health as well. In this video interview (a Leggers newsletter first!), Chris and I discuss everything from functional health testing for […]

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Interview: Tawnee Prazak Part 2

  In Part One of our interview, Tawnee talked about her own racing history, her approach to coaching, and the questionable usage of the phrase “bio-hacking.” In Part Two, we talk about what she’s learned from her podcast, functional movement, and why when it comes to sport, women aren’t just “small men.” By Greg White […]

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Interview: Tawnee Prazak

  by Greg White As host of the popular podcast Endurance Podcast, Tawnee Prazak has interviewed hundreds of coaches, athletes, and thinkers on everything from 5ks to triathlon. As a holistic coach, she aims to help athletes improve both their performances and overall health (as Phil Maffetone explained in a previous newsletter interview, good performance […]

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Interview: Billy Yang

By Greg White I’m a firm believer that every run tells its own unique story if we’re willing to listen, and Los Angeles local Billy Yang has a keen ear when it comes to fusing his love of filmmaking and trail running, and the results are often quite beautiful. Set in far-flung and inspiring locales, […]

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