31 Dec '17, 9pm

9 great ways to keep running strong through the holidays

9 great ways to keep running strong through the holidays

The holidays are challenging for many reasons. Not only can they disrupt a regular schedule, but also they usually bring with them rich foods, excess alcohol, and late nights. Some research even shows that the average person gains five pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. The holidays often mean more stress, too, so we actually need our running outlet more than ever this time of year. Related video: Use these yoga moves to relieve stress. My suggestion is to develop some flexible training tactics that can help keep you on track any time of the year when things get hectic. Work, travel, family, and other obligations can affect our running any time, so it’s important for us to incorporate alternative training strategies for staying on the road even when things get crazy. Here are my nine best tips for running through the holidays and beyond. 1. Plan your runs for the ...

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