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RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional

Greensboro, North Carolina
Hi! I'm Thad and I'm the host of RunnerDude's blog (http://ncrunnerdude.blogspot.com) and owner of RunnerDude's Fitness (www.runnerdudesfitness.com). I'm also an ESR (Endurance State Reporter) for PurefitRadio.com and I write for AmateurEndurance.com.  I'm just a regular guy that loves to... Full Bio
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10 Tips for Injury-Free Running by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Track your shoes' mileage. Worn out shoes can often contribute to and/or exacerbate pain in the ankles, knees, and hips. Like the shelf-life of the loaf bread in your ... Read on »
10 "Did You Knows" About Running by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As runners we all know about things like hydration, pace, and eating pasta before a big race. Well, here's a few facts and tips that may be new and even a little surprising ... Read on »
10 Great Running Gifts for Under $20! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Need to do some holiday shopping for a runner, but you're on a budget? Check out the 10 gift ideas below that RunnerDude's dug up. They're great gifts any runner would love ... Read on »
10 Hot Tips for Summer Runs! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Acclimatize It takes time for your body to adjust to hot and/or humid weather. Just because you can run a 10-miler at an 8-minute pace, doesn't mean you can do the sam ... Read on »
10 Steps to a Successful 10K by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Harder to find these days, but a fun distance to run, the 10K can be a great bridge between a 5K and a half marathon. The 10K is twice as long as a 5K, but in may resp ... Read on »
10 Tips For a Strong Immune System! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My family has ready caught the "cold" and it's only the beginning of September! And today I walked in Wal-Mart and they were giving flu shots. Yep, it's that time of year ... Read on »
10 Tips for Beginners to Ease Into Running by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On the surface, running seems like one of the easiest ways to quickly jump into the world of fitness. Compared to most fitness related activities, it’s pretty inexpens ... Read on »
10 Tips for Planning a Marathon Trip by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Preparing for a marathon trip can almost be as exhausting as the actual race training. Over the years, I've realized there are a few things I like to check-out or do well ... Read on »
10 Tips for Running Your Strongest Marathon by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There are probably as many different ways to train for a marathon as there are runners. No one training plan is the "right" plan. High-mileage plans work great for some ... Read on »
10 Tips for Summer Running! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Because of my crazy schedule, my running isn't always at a set time. I often have to plug in a run when the time opens up. That usually works out fine, but yesterday...wel ... Read on »
10 Ways to Pay It Forward by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you're like me, then sometimes your running becomes a very inward experience. You focus on your training, your eating, your runs, and your cross training or you just use ... Read on »
101 Inspirational Stories of Energy, Endurance, and Endorphins! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Still got a present to buy for that crazy runner in the family? Know someone just beginning to run? Know someone who has been running for years and already has all the lat ... Read on »
12 Tips for Cold Weather Running by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For some of you, cold-weather running has already arrived. Here in North Carolina, we've had a little cold-weather tease or two, but true winter weather is still a month or so ... Read on »
12 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's inevitable. You're going to be invited to a holiday gettogether. And it goes without saying, that there's going to be an array of temping foods for the taking. Could be ... Read on »
14 Most Beautiful Colleges for Runners by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Have a kid looking at colleges that's a runner? Or maybe you're the runner and you want to be able to run when you're visiting your kid at school? Or maybe you're the high s ... Read on »
4 Tempo Run Workouts to Tune Up Your Training by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Are you running several times a week, but don’t seem to be getting anywhere? Slowing down? Endurance waning?   Your body eventually acclimates to a particular pac ... Read on »
5 Key-Storing Tips for Runners! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Raise your hand if you've ever lost a key on a run. Wow! That's a lot of hands! (Mine's raised too.) Better yet, ever returned from a cold winter run, ready to get in your war ... Read on »
6 Simple Steps to Race Day Hydration by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon We often focus on hydration during training for a marathon, but then for some reason, sometimes that focus gets thrown out the window at race time! Listen to RunnerDude... ... Read on »
7 Training Tips for Your First Half Marathon by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, you've run a 5K, maybe even a 10K, and now you’re ready for something more challenging like a half marathon. Good for you! The half marathon is a great distanc ... Read on »
7 Training Tips for Your First Half Marathon by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, you've run a 5K, maybe even a 10K, and now you’re ready for something more challenging like a half marathon. Good for you! The half marathon is a great dista ... Read on »