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interview, MOTHER RUNNER, motherhood, training -

This Mother's Day, we celebrate a few of the Mother Runners in our community.

Evie Quah, Kareen Lai, Stephanie Lim and Zoey Wong are mothers, runners and friends who share a love of running and fitness, and this week spent some time talking with us about how they balance their responsibilities to their careers, their families and themselves.

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2022, Ambassador, race report, racing -

One of our Elite Ambassadors, Derek Li, ran the Zurich Marathon on 10 Apr 2022, his first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares lessons he learnt on trusting your training, adapting to cold weather and a gripping race report.

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rabbitPRO Eric Senseman recently interviewed  Red Dot Running Company founder Jeri Chua, and they talked about triathlon, trail running, the evolution of Red Dot Running Company and the importance of community.  Check it out!https://www.runinrabbit.com/pages/womens-history-month-jeri-chua

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racing, training -

In 2017, U.S. ultrarunner Camille Herron shattered the 100-mile world record by over an hour, completing the distance in 12 hours 42 minutes 40 seconds. Last month, at the U.S. 100 Mile Road Championships, she broke her own world record, finishing in 12:41:11, a time that placed her first overall, ahead of the top male runner by almost 30 minutes.When she started competing in ultramarathons (any distance longer than the 42.195 kilometers of a marathon) in 2015, Herron was already a pedigreed marathon runner. She had qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials three times, and had been a high school...

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caffeine, nutrition, physiology, racing, training -

To caffeinate or not to caffeinate, that is the question! Studies have shown that drinking caffeine about an hour before racing (or training) can help boost endurance, energy and performance. Caffeine stimulates your central nervous system, blocking the adenosine receptors (responsible for fatigue), in turn, making you feel less tired. In addition, some studies have shown that caffeine increases activation of muscle fibers, leading you to feel faster and stronger, and enhanced mood, which makes long-term repetitive efforts less daunting. But people react differently to caffeine. For some, it’s a performance enhancer; others can be over-stimulated and see their performance...

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