Positive running story – Lisa Marshall

Lisa Marshall is an award-winning health and medical science journalist whose work has taken her to parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. An avid runner, she lives in the foothills west of Boulder with her husband and two children, and has completed a remarkable ten marathons to date. Here she reflects on her experiences […]

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Positive running story – Melissa Roberts

Melissa Roberts is an Estes Park native, and has helped hundreds of people overcome chronic health issues as a acupuncturist in Estes since 2001. In her free time, Melissa is an endurance athlete, and uses Rocky Mountain National Park as her playground for training for marathons and triathlons. She also enjoys spending time with her […]

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The science behind visualization

Visualization is forming images in your mind to help you accomplish your goals. In theory, it sounds great – you imagine yourself doing something and BAM! You get it done. But does it really work? While visualization may seem like new-age hype, there’s plenty of scientific evidence and research that supports its effectiveness. Your brain on visualization […]

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5 benefits of visualization for everyday runners and athletes

If you see it, you can do it. Elite athletes – from Billie Jean King to Muhammed Ali – have used visualization as part of their training for decades – picturing entire performances in their minds in vivid detail. But it’s not just the elites who can benefit from visualization; everyday runners, athletes, and even the casual fitness dabbler can […]

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