Runner Problem #80: The Voice in Your Head

Winter running is TOUGH.  It’s cold, dark, and often times slippery.  Perhaps the most challenging thing about it, is that it’s LONELY.  It’s in that loneliness when we take on our biggest rival…THE VOICE IN OUR HEAD.  You’ve all heard that voice before.  “Hit the snooze button; just 15 more minutes; it’s 17 degrees outside; just run on the treadmill;

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February Inspiration: Meet Jamie Watts

Mizuno’s Inspiration of the Month is athlete Jamie Watts.  After completing over 100 road races, including 3 half marathons, 3 ten-milers and countless 5 & 10Ks, Jamie has decided she wants to attempt the next running milestone: her first marathon.  She will attempt the New Jersey Marathon on April 29, 2018 with a start time of 10:00 p.m. on April

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Tread Talks: How. What. Why. Behind the Wave Horizon 2

If you’re a sneaker freak like me, you often times find yourself asking the question: How did the footwear designer arrive at this place?  Creatures.  Insects.  Beetles.  That’s how.  Like many other disciplines, footwear design often looks to nature for inspiration.  In this case, it was the Stag Beetle (sub-grouping of beetles known for their pinchers).  The exoskeleton and appendages are

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Coaches Corner: Workouts I Love

Photo by Dan McCauley By Amy Begley, Atlanta Track Club Elite Coach Everyone has a love-hate relationship with workouts.  Some people don’t do prescribed workouts and just run miles.  Others like the grind of tempos and mile repeats and some prefer the lactic acid inducing short speed intervals. A few of my favorite workouts include the workouts known as the

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