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I haven't been running sinc...

07/14/19 More

I haven't been running since track season

I haven't been running since school track was over....how do I get going again to be ready for cross country?

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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

03/06/19 More

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 ...

02/01/19 More

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?

02/01/19 More

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...

06/05/18 More

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...

04/30/18 More

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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