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February 10th, 2016
Race Day Tips from Olympian Joan Benoit-Samuelson

Olympian and DONNA ‘Streaker’ Joan Benoit-Samuelson offers her advice for a fast finish at the 9th Annual DONNA Marathon Weekend. An Olympian well known in the running world, Samuelson won the Boston Marathon in 1979 and again in 1983. She won gold at the Olympics’ first women’s marathon in 1984 […]

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February 5th, 2016
DONNA Race Day Tips from Olympian and Training Director Jeff Galloway

DONNA Training Director and Olympian Jeff Galloway provides his tips to make your race to finish breast cancer a success. DONNA Race Day Tips from Olympian and Training Director Jeff Galloway from Donna Deegan on Vimeo.

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January 19th, 2016
Fuel to Finish – Recovery for Endurance Athletes: Protein

Protein intake is generally associated with resistance training and related increases in lean body mass. The role of protein intake and endurance training (running, cycling, swimming) is less recognized.

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January 5th, 2016
Hydrate to Finish: What’s in Your Bottle?

The term hydration is usually associated with water intake. Endurance athletes (runners, cyclists, swimmers) may think hydration needs can be met during training as long as they have plenty of water available along the route […]

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December 12th, 2015
Fuel to Finish – Recovery for Endurance Athletes: Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate is stored in the body in the form of glycogen, which is basically links of glucose stored in large amounts. Recovery of carbohydrate stores starts at the completion of each bout of training. It is vital to fully replenish glycogen stores post-training, so there is plenty of carbohydrate to generate energy during consecutive bouts […]

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November 19th, 2015
Fuel to Finish – Carbohydrate Intake during Endurance Training

Fueling Tips from Mayo Clinic Carbohydrates are required during endurance training (running, cycling, triathlon) to provide fuel to working muscle and the brain. Fructose and glucose are two forms of carbohydrate. Carbohydrate is stored in the body in the form of glycogen, which is basically links of glucose stored in large amounts. Glycogen can be […]

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November 10th, 2015
16 Experts Share Their Secrets with YOU

Wouldn’t you like to learn how to: Train more efficiently and effectively so that you can improve your running without spending extra precious time? Practice optimal nutrition for performance and maintaining your ideal weight? Prevent and treat injuries so you can avoid frustrating layoffs that derail your progress? Run your personal best, regardless of the […]

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September 30th, 2015
Fall for Running

By DONNA Training Director Jeff Galloway Autumn means more Goldilocks running weather – not too warm, not too cool; just right. Between the vibrant foliage and the abundance of other runners out training for fall events, there’s plenty to take in. And you’ll likely run faster than you have in a few months, since runners […]

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