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Marathon Training Plans

16-Week Intermediate Marathon Plan:  This 16-week program is a gradual progression, in terms of mileage and intensity, to progress you to a 26.2 finish line. This program consists of 4-5 runs per week: some of which are treadmill-based, while others are encouraged to do outdoors. The training plan also includes runner-specific, video-guided warm-ups and strength
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Half Marathon Training Plans

10-Week Intermediate Outdoor Half Marathon Program:  The 10-week, intermediate, outdoor half marathon program is carefully designed, as a gradual progression in terms of volume (mileage) and intensity, to help the runner build their aerobic foundation, remain injury-free, as well as increase strength and speed.  The program is curated with a mixture of endurance runs, hill
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5K Race Training

8-Week Outdoor Beginner Training Plan: This 8-Week 10k program is great for the beginner runner who has somewhat of a base, in terms of mileage, and is looking to set their next goal from a 5k to a 10k. The training plan is set in a calendar feature, where you are able to drag and drop
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Take Back Control of 2020

I’m so excited to finally share … The Run With Meg Scholarship Foundation for Female Entrepreneurs is now LIVE! https://www.bold.org/scholarships/run-with-meg-scholarship/ ⠀ The RWM scholarship foundation through Bold.org exists to support the mental health and the well-being of women who are looking to pay off student debt to pursue their dream of building a small business.
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How to Prevent Injuries if You Are Running Every Day During Quarantine

Follow these five simple guidelines to stay healthy and prevent injury if you are training during the COVID-19 quarantine.
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Free 30-Day Quarantined Fitness Program

I’ve created a 30-day fitness program for those who are quarantined, and I can’t actually believe I’m saying that… but, here we are.
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Should I Run Heel-To-Toe or With a Midfoot Strike?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from #RWM members and Instagram followers. Anytime I work with a client in-person, I have them run on the treadmill for 3 minutes and I video tape their foot placement from the side and from the back. Then, I assess what is going on,
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My Top Recommended Gym Bag

My all-time favorite gym bag is from Canary and Co! It’s an LA-based lifestyle bag company, made by women for women. The company message is “#domoredaily” and their branding is all about empowering women who have an active lifestyle, from work, to the gym. My favorite is “The Main Squeeze.” It has room for my
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Best Tips for Beginner Runners

Do you want to run, but not sure where to start? Read this article to find out the five key tips I recommend to any new runner.
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3 Running Tips for Every Type of Runner

I want to start running, but I don’t know how or where to start:  The physical side of things: If you have never run before, don’t START with running, start with cross training, strength training, and incline walking. And while that seems contradictory, it’s going to help prime your body to take on the strain
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