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Posts by the Athlinks Staff are authored by our in-house group of athletes and subject matter experts in the fields of performance sports, nutrition, race organization, and training.

The Skinny on Stretching

Guest Blog: Josh Hayes Warming up and stretching Whether new or experienced, young or old, there are questions, misconceptions, and variable methods in preparation for endurance activity. ...

Dreaming Big Doesn’t Only Mean a Gold Medal

Guest Blog: Susan Loken Are you glued to your television every two years when the Olympics roll around? Are you inspired by the commitment, camaraderie, and...

Using yoga for injury prevention and recovery

Guest Blog: Ai Sullivan Endurance athletes spend countless days and hours training their metabolic and neuromuscular systems in order to maximize their endurance to compete...

Why the 5+ Hour Marathoner and the 14+ Hour Ironman Are My Heroes

I'm a pretty fast guy for a non-elite runner. I can still break a 4:30 mile, a 16-minute 5K and a 33-minute 10K at...

Racing Without a PR in Mind

PR, which in endurance circles stands for "Personal Record", or the best time an individual has done personally in a particular distance or race....

What Will Make You a Good Race Pacer?

You enjoy running and you’re looking to give back to the sport you love. Have you ever thought about being a race pacer for...

Why We All Need To Take A Page from the Costume Runner Playbook

Those of us who frequent marathons have seen those "crazy" people who are all dressed up as Superman, Batman, a piece of food, a...

Why You Should Race More (or Less)

Race Yourself Into Shape To race or not to race?...That is the question. Some of our Athlinks' members race 1-2 times per year for the local Turkey Trot...

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