Tips and Stories for Runners with bathroom issues

If you have bathroom issues, we have some great stories and tips for you. Runners On The Go Running Correspondent, Mike Reynolds shares some of his best bathroom stories from various races as well as a fantastic tip to get you through the bathroom more quickly at your next race.

Now do not get the idea that I think getting to a bathroom in a timely fashion is left to fate. After all these years I do have a bathroom strategy and I will share it with you just this once. Then it is everybody for themselves. My tip for runners using the bathroom:

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2015 USA XC Championships Race Review

Generally speaking, this is a somewhat out of the ordinary race review. However, due to a lack of road races during these colder months, and in light of the recent Disney film McFarland, I have decided to review the 2015 USA Cross Country Championships which took place on Saturday February 7th.

Read our race review of the 2015 USA Cross Country Championships.

Long Run Hydration Best Practices

2015 is well underway, and we, at Runners On The Go, are guessing that some of you had a new years resolution to run your first Marathon. However, longer runs means more variables; More things to consider. What to wear, what eat,  what and when to drink.

Long Run Hydration is one of the most common topics of interest that running customers have. Many people wonder how much they should hydrate, when they should hydrate, and what they should hydrate with on the long run.

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Bodyweight Essential : The Plank

BEING FIT...THE GYM & BEYOND

The pull-up & push-up exercises are without question two of the premiere movements in fitness. They remain a staple in building lean muscle and strengthening the upper body. Although not definite but if a third exercise were to follow the aforementioned movements, it’ll be the plank. Arguably the most universally preferred choice for developing the core and abdominals, the plank has been around for years and is as ancient as the squat. Planking requires virtually no equipment and can literally be performed anywhere thus making it a favorite for working the abs amongst many fineness enthusiasts.

The simplest way to get into a plank position is by first getting into a push-up position. From there, bend your elbows to 90-degrees and ensure that your shoulders are directly above your elbows. With your weight resting on your forearms and your legs fully extended, the exercise commences by holding that position for…

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How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?

How to determine the number of weekly miles you need to run to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon.

Published

July 24, 2007

Updated

July 22, 2014

I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. “That’s easy,” he said. “You want to run as few miles as you can and still win.”

Runners too often get caught in the mileage trap, thinking more is better. The truth is, more mileage is better only up to the point where you can achieve your potential. After that, each additional mile only increases your injury risk. The following six rules informed the mileage ranges below and can help you find your magic number.

Rule 1:

The longer the race, the higher the mileage. . .

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