Final Count-Down Half Marathon Tips

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The final days leading up to a race are always the most stressful, so the awesome squad at Positive Tracks has aspeter gked me to share a few tips and notes on my routine leading up to a race. These are hopefully applicable to anyone, regardless of

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Same team! Same team!

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Three cheers for teammates, the friends who never leave really leave you.

Being ski season, I want to give a shout-out to a gift that has lasted me a lifetime—the gift of a team.

That may sound odd coming from someone who spent her formative years immersed in an individual sport, battling daily for everything

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Take Back Sports

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Sports, especially youth sports, can get a bad rap. A quick scan of popular article titles on the topic—“What Makes a Nightmare Sport Parent,” “Youth Sports Crisis,” “Are Kids Sports Too Competitive?—offers a glimpse into the perception of today’s youth sports culture. Suffice to say, it’s not all pep rallies and ice cream cones.

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The Power of Positive Parenting

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We’re pretty clear on the positive value of sports in the lives of kids. Quite simply, sports are an incredibly effective and fun way to learn important life lessons including the value of hard work, fair play, resilience, perseverance, etc. That said, sometimes all the players in youth sports—parents, coaches, kids, and supporters—have trouble

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