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Your Brain Uses A Lot of Power. Here’s Why…

Being tired from physical exercise is simple to understand: run hard or lift something heavy for a while and you’re going to become fatigued. Yet whether we are exercising or not, our brain is constantly working out. Despite this, we often underestimate the effect of mental fatigue and the consequences of its causes. The brain… Keep Reading

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Spring Shoe Review + GIVEAWAY: The ON-Running Cloudflow

Review provided from our partners at Runnerstribe.com who are leaders in all things running related. Check them out for the latest running media and products.  Some of us have seen those unique new shoes, the ones with the strange pod-like midsoles.  Fad or legit? We smashed the ON Cloudflows (the shoe that broke the Ironman world record) through 800km of road and trails.… Keep Reading

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Is It Better To Sleep In Or Exercise When You’re Tired?

What happens when you know you need to get a workout in, but you’re still tired? When should you tough it out and when should you tuck back in? Exercise and sleep are like food and water; they’re two of the most important pillars for overall health, yet most people aren’t getting enough of either.… Keep Reading

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Staying Charged: Electrolytes And Their Role In The Body

The human body is basically a big battery, and it’s made mostly of water. Electrolytes are salts that dissolve into positive and negative charges that conduct electricity in water – of which our body is about 70%. Also known as ions, these charges are crucial because they control the flow of water in our cells and… Keep Reading

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How Much Water Should You Drink?

Starting your run dehydrated can make your training harder than it needs to be, while also slowing down recovery. But how much water should you be drinking before and after runs? Water is our body’s principle chemical component. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body requires water to function, and it makes up around… Keep Reading

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The Best Dogs for Distance Runners

Written for Runner’s Tribe & The Source by Sam Burke – Veterinarian, BVMS. Lonely on those long runs? Want a training partner who doesn’t speak? Sounds awesome right?! A well-trained dog might be just what you are after. But buyers beware, not many dogs can handle long runs over hilly terrain, on a consistent basis. I’ve read a lot… Keep Reading

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PODCAST + GIVEAWAY: 5x IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon has won 5 IndyCar Championships, the Indy500, and has the most career wins of any current IndyCar driver. The physical demands experienced by IndyCar drivers are unlike almost no other. Traveling at speeds that cover the distance of a football field in under a second, drivers have to be incredibly strong to endure upwards of 5… Keep Reading

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How To Help Sore Muscles After Running

The Ice Bath has long been associated with recovery from running. The theory goes that the cold water helps to reduce inflammation in our sore and beat-up muscles. Fortunately, it looks as though recovery from your marathon training may be a lot more enjoyable. Running is hard enough as it is, so adding in 10-minutes… Keep Reading

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Why You Don’t Feel Thirsty Running In The Cold

Sometimes the last thing you feel like doing after returning from a run in the cold is hydrating. The same exact run in summer may have you headed straight to a cold drink, yet hydrating in winter is often forgotten as we often don’t feel thirsty. The danger of not feeling as thirsty in winter… Keep Reading

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Podcast: Terenzo Bozzone

Our first episode of THE SOURCE podcast features New Zealand triathlete, Terenzo Bozzone. Bozzone has accumulated 37 international titles already in his career, including course records at the the Wild Flower 70.3 and New Zealand Ironman. After a 6th place finish at the 2017 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Bozzone went on to win 5… Keep Reading

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