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What to snack on before I r...

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What to snack on before I run my 800?

What should I bring to a meet to snack on for fuel before I run my 800?

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Pre-race meals

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Pre-race meals

What is the best thing to eat the night before a race?

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What is a tempo run?

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What is a tempo run?

What is a tempo run and how does it help my training?

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How important is nutrition ...

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How important is nutrition during an inj...

Is nutrition important when injured? Do I relax and eat whatever while I'm recovering or does it make a difference?

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How much water should I drink?

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How much water should I drink?

Is there a rule about how much water a runner should drink each day?

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Warming up at nationals.

12/11/18 More

Warming up at nationals.

I read your advice on how to warmup for a xc race. However at nationals they hold you in a warmup tent without much room to move around and give you about 5 min to do strides. What is your advice i...

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What is a good warm up for ...

08/23/18 More

What is a good warm up for a middle scho...

What is a good warm up for a middle school runner to do before a cross country race?   That's a great question!  Recently at the Youth Runner Elite Middle School camp we spent some time...

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Hi! We run together as a fa...

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Hi! We run together as a family and have...

Hi! I have 4 kids, Emma aged 8 (girl), Matt aged 6 (boy), Dany aged 4 (boy) and Sara aged 3 (girl). After reading “The Youth and Teen Running Encyclopedia”, I decided that all family ...

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My daughter is a 6-year old...

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My daughter is a 6-year old sprinter

Hi Coach Mick, Just want to start off with a big thank you because I brought and read your book "The Youth and Teen Running Encyclopedia". And since then, It had changed my running routine with my...

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Hi, My daugher is an excell...

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Hi, My daugher is an excellent runner...

Hi, My daughter is an excellent runner who normally finishes 2nd in her races. This year, she would really like to win. She is in 7th grade and does xc at her school. The problem is, is that her s...

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