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How to Run the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

posted on Mon, Sep 21 2015 4:45 pm by Life Time Fitness

Everyone knows the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is one of the most beautiful marathons in the world. But is it fast? Pete Miller of Life Time Fitness has the answer!

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Hot Weather Tips for Pregnant Runners

posted on Fri, Jul 24 2015 11:51 am by Life Time Fitness

Staying active through a pregnancy is not easy. Summer heat just adds an extra level of difficulty. Life Time Fitness offers some tips for staying cool when you’re expecting.

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Racing Toward the Marathon

posted on Wed, Jun 17 2015 5:10 pm by Life Time Fitness

Incorporating shorter races into your marathon build-up can be a beneficial part of your training program. If planned correctly, the shorter events will help prepare you for the upcoming 26.2 miles. Racing can provide both physical and mental benefits.

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Getting Ready for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile

posted on Wed, Apr 22 2015 4:07 pm by Life Time Fitness

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 14th is a fun, fast race in downtown Minneapolis.  If you are accustomed to running longer races, this is a great opportunity to test out your speed in a fun, urban setting! Life Time Fitness has a few training tips that can help you get to the finish line quickly!

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Base Training

posted on Thu, Mar 19 2015 10:07 am by Life Time Fitness

As spring weather appears, many runners are beginning a base training phase. If you are focused on the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile, most training programs begin in June or July, but any pre-season base building will pay off with higher-quality training this summer. Life Time Fitness offers some tips to help you build your mileage safely.

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Training for Your Next PR

posted on Wed, Jan 21 2015 12:51 pm by Life Time Fitness

Running a PR takes training, a well-constructed race plan and cooperation from unknown factors such as weather. Life Time Fitness offers some strategies for success.

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Running Through the Winter

posted on Thu, Nov 20 2014 9:47 am by Life Time Fitness

Winter decided to show up early this year. Many runners are facing a choice – either run on the treadmill for the next 5 months, or learn to deal with winter. If you’d rather brave the cold – at least some of the time – here are some tips to help you get the most out of your winter running.

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A Little Help from Your Friends

posted on Wed, Jun 18 2014 2:25 pm by Life Time Fitness

Distance running is often an individual pursuit. We challenge ourselves to go longer or faster than we did last month, or last year. Each runner is motivated by their own personal goals. So why do so many runners choose to participate in group training?

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Consistency is Key

posted on Tue, Apr 22 2014 3:33 pm by Life Time Fitness

Earlier this week, the entire world watched Meb Keflezighi win the Boston Marathon against difficult odds. He was considered past his prime. A long shot in a deep Boston field.

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Many Small Tasks

posted on Wed, Sep 18 2013 11:15 am by Life Time Fitness

There is a definite learning curve in the marathon. Tips and tricks are passed on from coach to runner, from veterans to first-timers. A successful race is the result of managing many small tasks. By planning ahead, you can make your marathon experience a whole lot smoother. 

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