Running Tips

The Fleet Feet Sports Stamford team loves to run, to talk about running, and to help you run! So, we have created this blog for our team members to share their thoughts, ideas, and suggestions with you on topics from nutrition and hydration to warm-ups and running routes. Check back regularly for updates. Click here to send us an e-mail on a topic you would like us to address.

Training - Racing - Cross-training - Health & Nutrition - Injury Treatment & Prevention - Safety

TRAINING

Keep Your Training on Track: Five Strategies

5 Things to Look For in a Training Partner

Dressing For Success

Supervised vs. Self-Directed Training

Finishing Strides

Training on Different Surfaces

Tips for Running in the Cold Weather

Run During Lunch

Precision Running Treadmill Workout

Treadmill Pace Conversion Table

On the Run: Boredom Busters

Post-Run Cooldown

Marathon Training: Gear Check

RACING

How to: Pick the Perfect Race

10 Essential Items for Race Day

Pre-race Fuel

What Gear Do You Need for a 5K or 10K?

CROSS-TRAINING

Strength Training Without the Gym

Cross-Training Ideas

HEALTH & NUTRITION 

Golden Rules of Nutrition

Four Steps for Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices

How to: Read a Food Label 

Carb Confusion: Cleaning Up the Rumors

Fast Food: Food for Fuel

How to Save Your Skin

Recipes: 

Smoky Black Bean Soup

Tofu Scramble with Spinach and Tomato

Homemade Coconut-Mixed Nut Energy Bars

Meal Planning and Recipe Ideas

INJURY PREVENTION & TREATMENT

Common Injury Prevention Mistakes: And How to Avoid Them

Are You Injured?: Key Signs to Look For

Addaday Massage Roller Quick Warm-Up

Foam Roll the Right Way

A Step-By-Step Guide to Runners' Aches and Pains

Sports and Your Child

Dr. Marissa's Foot Notes: Why the FIT process works

Runner's Knee

Safety Tips for Running in the Snow

Ice Versus Heat

Benefits of Compression

SAFETY

Winter Hydration Tips for Athletes

Safety Tips for Running in the Snow

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