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    Best-in-Class Capris for Running & Training

    Longer days call for longer runs… And a longer run makes high-quality performance gear all the more essential. Go the extra mile with our newest performance capris. New fabrics and dialed-in details give you the freedom to focus on form and fun, without fuss. THE RELAY 2.0: FOR EXTRA STORAGE Flattering seams? ? Leg pockets…

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    This Girl Ran 2 Marathons in 6 Days (Oh, And She’s Legally Blind)

    Running a marathon is challenging. Fatigued muscles, cramping calves, and heat exhaustion are just a few side effects of the 26.2 mile endeavor. However, what few of us know, is what it’s like to run 2 marathons in 6 days with little to no eyesight or hearing.  Sarah Dever, age 30, has a condition called…

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    6 Fall Outdoor Training Tips from a Pro

    As the days get shorter and the air gets cooler, we need to think about ways to adjust our outdoor training routine. We asked record-breaking ultra marathon runner and Athleta Fit Model Julia Stamps Mallon for her top tips to hack Fall outdoor training like a pro. Tip #1: Make a Commitment As the days…

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    6 Tips for Running in the Dark from a Pro Runner

    Fall is here, and that means the light is changing, days are getting shorter, and your evening run is all the more likely to coincide with a setting sun. Running at night can be a refreshing and invigorating activity, but it requires extra care, good judgment and a stronger focus on safety. We asked Athleta…

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    12 Tips to Help New Runners

    All too often, women will start a running routine, or set a goal for herself, only to stop due to injury or frustration. We asked two of our in-house runners (Jackie, our senior copywriter, and Tracy, our product innovation guru) to share their knowledge to help new runners stick with it. Both are experienced runners…

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    5 Tips To Get Out of Your Fitness Rut, With Trainer Stephanie Chapel

    The beautiful (and pregnant!) Stephanie Chapel is wearing the Exertion Bralette in Water Blue/Slate Grey We’ve all experienced it. We’re tired. We’re bored. We’re full of excuses. We just don’t see the results we want – as fast as we want them. The dreaded fitness rut hits all of us at one time or another,…

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    4 Marathon Mistakes Every Rookie Can Learn From

    Running marathons has always been a big part of my life – I’ve ran in NYC, Chicago, LA, Marine Corps, Rome, Paris, Napa, Avenue of the Giants, & Manitoba to name a few, but my favorite is Boston – you can’t beat the people that support you on the course. I smile just thinking about…

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    Run to Reduce Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

    One of the concepts that we embrace at Pumps and Push Ups, as well as in my office, is that you often don’t have to make big changes to get big results. Frequently, it is the small changes that are made consistently that lead to the big results. Now there is further medical evidence to…

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    Running Partners

    When it comes to running, I fly solo. It’s always been that way. Whenever I run with a friend, or, god forbid, my fiancé, I inevitably end up annoying said partner over my inclination to be at least one step ahead, unwittingly lengthening my stride or quickening my pace. I’d be completely oblivious to it…

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