Meet the ProsIntroduction: Your Training Log, Sample Training Log, Your How-To Manual, Your Workbook, Dos and Don'ts for BeginnersAnnual CalendarGoal Setting | Dare to Dream: Defining Your Goals, Supercharge Your Chance of Success, Dare to Dream, Goals, Make Your Goals Take ShapeApproach | Make Your Mark: Personality & Performance, Personality Quiz, Tips from USA Champion Molly Huddle, Make a Plan for Personal GrowthPhysical Training & Workouts | Turn the Screw: Putting in the Work, Components of a Successful Training Plan, Workouts, The DozenMental Training | Face Your Foe: Meet Resistance, 10-Minute Weed RemovalNutrition | Fuel Right: Feed the Machine, Lauren's Top Nutrition TipsBody Image | Respect Yourself: A New Way to Think About Body Image, A Four-Step Plan to Loving Your BodyRacing | Compete: Rise to the Challenge, Reframe Your Threats as Challenges, Head Games for Mental Toughness, The Mind's Role in Performance, Sample Race-Day PlanSetbacks | Stay Grounded: Dealing with Adversity, How to Come Out Stronger on the Other End of a Setback, Practice GratitudeResolve | Go Big: Think Like a Pro, State of Mind Quiz, New HabitsRecovery | Hit Reset: Relax & Recover, Dealing with Stress, Our Favorite Recovery Strategies, Yoga Poses to Enhance RecoveryCommunity | Unplug & Connect: Moving from Me to Us, Do Your Part to Make a Great Running CommunitySelf-Assessment | Take It In: Looking Back to Move Forward, Reflect on Your Season, Troubleshoot Your GoalsRace-Day Plans, Race Reviews, Race CalendarPace ChartOur FavesShout-outs!Believe
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Lauren Fleshman is considered one of the greatest middle-distance runners in American history and one of the most influential women in running. She is a former professional runner, running coach, writer and co-author of five books, and cofounder of Picky Bars, maker of real food performance snacks. On her popular blog Ask Lauren Fleshman, she answers questions about being a pro runner, giving advice to runners of all abilities on battling injuries and overcoming plain old bad luck.She is considered one of the greatest middle-distance runners in American history with state championships, 5 NCAA titles, 15 All-American honors, and a spot in the Hall of Fame. Her professional racing career brought two USA Championships and five World Championship berths for Team USA.Lauren's pro racing career has been defined by a series of injuries and comebacks. These obstacles shaped her philosophical exploration of running, human potential, and transformation. Her mark on the sport has been defined by her authenticity, activism, and a desire to inspire confidence and connection through sport and creative expression.In 2015, Fleshman won the Best Athlete Shorty Award for her social media presence and was named one of the most powerful women in running by Runner's World and Women's Running magazines. She has been affiliated with Runner's World, Oiselle, Strava, Roka, Jaybird, and Stance. Lauren lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband Jesse and their son Jude.Roisin McGettigan-Dumas is an elite professional runner and cofounder of Believe I Am, maker of running products inspired by self-affirming sports psychology. McGettigan-Dumas was a four-time All-American runner and European Indoor Medalist and represented her homeland of Ireland in the 2008 Olympics. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology, an M.S. in Educational Counseling, and is a certified sport psychology consultant. Ro lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her husband Myles and their daughters Hope and Ava.
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