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Marathon training: Discerning the difference between soreness and injury.

The Boston Marathon is officially 13 days away!!! During marathon training most if not all runners will experience aches and “growing pains” (as my dad liked to call them). In a way feeling sore and tired is to be expected. When you start lifting weights at the gym your muscles are often tight and sore

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Boston Marathon Training Update: Managing aches and pains (and avoiding injury!!)

    Every runner training for a marathon gets aches and pains, and I promise you that I am no different! Sore hamstrings, achy glutes, calves that are as tight and hard as cinder blocks… yes, my body is perpetually sore that it feels simply unnecessary to mention it every week. It’s the good kind

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Coaches Corner: Tips on how & when to run again post-marathon.

  After racing the Baystate Half Marathon in October I took one full week off of running. Then I very gradually (and slowly) added a few runs a week in with very low mileage. During my first few weeks back I kept thinking to myself, “How do you drive this thing again?!?” My pace was

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