Marathon Season: Here are some training tips to keep you in the race

By Tim Beery
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The weather is warming, the cherry blossoms are falling from the trees and spring has sprung across the beehive state. With warm temperatures and stunning natural beauty, Utah is a hotbed for spring and summertime races and relays. Trail runs, marathons, half-marathons and relays keep the Wasatch Front active during the warm months and any physically taxing race requires training to perform your best, but training too hard too quickly can lead to injuries.

If you run, you’re at risk of dehydration; here’s what it is, how it can hurt you, and how you can prevent it

By Lindsay Park, RD, CD, CNSC
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About this time every year, people throughout the U.S. contract marathon fever. It affects people old and young and even shuts down city centers for hours at a time. In some cases, a runner picks it up by simply coming into contact with the coveted finisher’s medal.

The Health Risks Associated with Doping in Sports

By Landon Hallman
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It’s human nature to want to succeed and be better, which prompts some athletes to participate in doping, the illegal use of athletic performance-enhancing drugs. Doping is an increasing issue with athletes of all ages. Everyone is looking for an opportunity to have an advantage, and some people are willing to do just about anything.