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Allison Lynch is a Marketing Communications Coordinator at WHOOP. Since graduating with a Creative Writing degree 2012, Allison has found her niche writing for start-ups in the fitness and wellness space. An avid runner, Allison lives and trains in Boston and competes nationally with the Greater Boston Track Club.

Enter the Real World of CrossFit

When most people think of CrossFit, they picture a muscular guy going all out at the gym and possibly hurting himself during the process. While there are instances of individuals getting injured in the CrossFit space, just as there are with any other sport or activity, CrossFit generally gets a bad rap. Why is that?…

Quantifying How Heat Affected the 2017 Boston Marathoners

On Monday, April 17th, 27,221 runners filtered through Hopkinton, MA to run the 121st Boston Marathon. Many of these runners were anxious about the forecasted temperature with estimates climbing higher and higher as race day approached. After a long winter of freezing temps and a cold start to spring, it looked like Marathon Monday was…

The 100-Mile Week

Meet Eric Ashe. A former Boston University runner, he now competes for the Boston Athletic Association. Eric recently completed the 2017 Boston Marathon, finishing as the 25th overall male in a time of 2:23:26. Compared to training in the brutal Northeast winter, the temperatures the day of the race were hot, which made for less than ideal…

Elite Marathoner Shares Her Top Training Tips

If you’re a runner who lives in Boston, you know Amanda Nurse. The 29-year-old is actively involved in the running community as a competitor, coach, yoga studio owner, and a social media influencer. Amanda’s rise to local running fame came later in life. As a lacrosse player in college, she was never an avid runner…

The Power of Pilates: Meet Erin Kennedy

In 2004, Erin Kennedy got laid off from her corporate job. Seizing an opportunity to change career paths, Erin decided she would help others make significant improvements to their bodies, the same way she had a few years earlier. Within a year, she opened up her own Pilates studio, The Body Center, in Brookline, MA.…

To Be A Better Runner, Try Hitting The Breaks

Several months ago, I toed the 5000m starting line at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Club National Championships. It was my first time running on the cherished Franklin Field at UPenn, where hundreds of NCAA studs and Olympians had graced the bright red Mondo lanes before. Leading up to my race, I remember feeling…

Unlocking Human Potential: The Sub-2 Hour Marathon

A sub-2 hour marathon would be one of the most incredible feats of human performance the running world has ever seen. Here’s how it might be able to happen. If you’re a runner or an endurance sports enthusiast, by now you’ve heard of Nike’s plan to break one of the most challenging (and so far,…

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