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How To Set Realistic Resolutions For The New Year

How To Set Realistic Resolutions For The New Year

The new year is here and it is time to figure out our 2020 resolutions. I have to admit, in the past I was guilty of making goals that weren’t very realistic. By February, they were only a piece of paper sitting in my drawer. Since then, I’ve learned how to create...

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Check Out Our Amazing 2019 Fitletic Holiday Gift Guide

Check Out Our Amazing 2019 Fitletic Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here! Although we love this time of the year, there’s no question that finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones can be a bit overwhelming. This year, we’re sharing the ultimate gift guide with all the best gifts for your active friends and...

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From Broken to Breaking Records: A Personal Story

From Broken to Breaking Records: A Personal Story

Women all over the world are overcoming their own challenges each and every day. Being that today is International Women’s Day, we wanted to take the time to share the story of one of our Brand Ambassadors and how she overcame a very hard time in her life. Fitletic...

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All The Benefits Of Running As A Method Of Meditation

All The Benefits Of Running As A Method Of Meditation

People run for as many reasons as they do miles - to keep fit, as a way to see friends, to lose weight, to get ready for races. But one common reason that is often shared by all, is to relax! In fact, it turns out that regular running can be a huge boost for your mood...

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Hi-Vis Options for When the Clocks Go Back

Hi-Vis Options for When the Clocks Go Back

It’s official - the clocks are going back and winter is that little bit closer! With the time change comes darker evenings (you should expect sun set about 1 hour earlier than before), although for a time mornings will be lighter. Life - and your training - doesn’t...

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10 Must Haves for a Fun First Marathon

10 Must Haves for a Fun First Marathon

It’s official – marathon season is officially here! From your local race in the city you live, to the World Major’s going on all around us, wherever you look there is marathon fever! 26.2 miles is no walk in the park though, and the right preparation could be the difference between having the race…

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What to Buy for Back to School

What to Buy for Back to School

It’s that time of year again. The familiar scent of new binders and notebooks and sharpened pencils. The long lines at your local school and office supplies store. School buses creating traffic and little kids peering out of the small windows. Cartoon backpacks and...

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A Running Date With Your Mate

A Running Date With Your Mate

Running with your significant other can make your running trail more interesting and the roots of your relationship as strong as the ground beneath you. What holds couples back from running together? I often hear that running is thought of as a solo experience and...

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Keeping Your Cool

Keeping Your Cool

August is officially around the corner and you’re doing your best to stay cool, we totally get it and we’re with you! We’ve put together a few bullet points that will keep you motivated to drink as much water as possible this Summer: Reasons to Drink Water: Regulates...

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Cheer for the Green and Gold

Cheer for the Green and Gold

If you’re not following National Geographic on Instagram, now’s a good time to start. They offer up many visual examples of how humans are hurting the planet. They bring awareness and education directly to those unaware of how their personal products and habits are...

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A Look At Our “Prepare to Be Greater” Shoot

A Look At Our “Prepare to Be Greater” Shoot

Ever wonder what goes into a leading sporting goods company photoshoot? Here’s a sneak peek into the preparation and performance of your most reliable fitness partner! Photoshoots and the magic that goes into planning them typically starts months and months before the...

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In Preparation: the 90-minute Hot Yoga Class

In Preparation: the 90-minute Hot Yoga Class

A 90-minute Hot Yoga class isn’t necessarily as effortless as it may seem — actually, it can be really tough! Proper preparation helps ensure that you’ll have the best possible experience in those challenging 90 minutes. But what does proper preparation really mean? Eliminating distractions with the right gear, getting in the right mindset…

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Quality: A Life Lesson from My Father

Quality: A Life Lesson from My Father

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, I’ve had time to reflect on all the amazing things my dad has taught me over the years. From the time my dad took my training wheels off my tricycle, to the time he taught me how to drive a mid-size SUV only a couple months ago...

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An Inside Job: Prepare to Be Greater

An Inside Job: Prepare to Be Greater

“Prepare to Be Greater!” I was half-joking with one of my colleagues when the phrase came tumbling out of my mouth. We immediately gravitated toward the concept of being great, but wanting to reach that next level of greatness you only experience once you choose to...

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Top 10 Hiking Trails in the US

Top 10 Hiking Trails in the US

Spring is here! With your hydration pack ready to go, and your belt to carry your phone and fuel, a season of hiking is just around the corner. To give you a head start, we selected some of our favorite national hiking spots to pick from. A tour around some of these...

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Treat Mom to a New Running Belt for Mother’s Day!

Treat Mom to a New Running Belt for Mother’s Day!

Does your Mom like to work out at the gym, take long runs on the local trail, or just go for the occasional walk in the neighborhood? Moms do a lot for us every day: they are constantly balancing supporting and cheering on their children with running errands and...

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Reflections on Gratitude

Reflections on Gratitude

As William Arthur Ward once said, “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” Think about it: How often have you felt the warm tingle of gratitude without sharing its beauty with the world—not necessarily because you didn’t...

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Prepare for Running Season

Prepare for Running Season

GET READY FOR RUNNING SEASON!! With running season coming into full swing right around the corner, we want to make sure we are ready! We thought about some of the most important details to consider for a successful running season. First off is a good pair of running...

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RUN. RALLY. REPEAT.

RUN. RALLY. REPEAT.

Pre Race Reserve your vans! This is one of the most important parts of Ragnar. Not only does your team need a vehicle so do all the other 600 (give or take) teams. Vans can sometimes sale out so once you decide that you are going to participate, make sure your team...

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An Inevitable Truth

An Inevitable Truth

BY NICOLE NELSON No matter what goals you set, the common denominator for each goal is CHANGE. How effectively you handle the discomfort caused by the change is what ultimately determines your success. But what's the secret to dealing with this discomfort as you work...

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How Do I Know When to Replace My Shoes?

How Do I Know When to Replace My Shoes?

After searching for months or even years, you finally find the perfect pair of running shoes and unleash a happy dance that not even Beyoncé could outdo (just like when you tried your favorite Fitletic gear for the first time and thought ‘where have you been all my...

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