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"Proper Hydration for Distance Running - Identifying Individual Fluid
Needs (PDF)"
Any time a runner hits the road, track, or trail to perform in a race or training
session, the need to
properly hydrate becomes an issue that will influence the quality of the effort. The
evaporation of sweat from the skin’s surface is a powerful cooling mechanism to
allow you to release the heat that is being produced by working muscles. The
replenishment of fluid being lost as sweat is an important consideration during any
effort. It has long been preached to runners (and all athletes) that you should
consume “as much fluid as possible” to ward off the demons of dehydration.
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"SHOULD KIDS RUN?"
Running is one of the many sports that adults and children alike are participating
in for the benefits of fitness as well as the excitement of competition.  Training
techniques to optimize performance has lead to the adaptation of very rigorous
and specific training programs in adult competitors.  The question and concern
arises when these training principles are applied to the young child runner.  Is it
safe for kids to train the same way as adults?
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ROAD RUNNER AKRON MARATHON
Saturday
September 30th, 2006
Akron, Ohio
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Phil. 3:14

”I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called
me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Heb. 12: 1

“…and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
Training Tip of the Week:
The 2 - Day Rule

"If something hurts for two straight days while running, take two days off."
Previous Training Tips of the Week
The 10 Percent Rule

"Increase weekly training mileage by no more than 10 percent per week."

The Specificity Rule

"The most effective training mimics the event for which you are
training"


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