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How to Beat the Heat and Keep A Cool Head

How to Beat the Heat and Keep A Cool Head

As an Ultrarunner who lives in St. Louis, summertime is pretty predictable… brutally humid with “real feel” temps which can rival that of Badwater, Death Valley. I’ve also trained in the dry heat of Badwater, with temps so hot, the soles of your shoes can literally melt… and I’ve learned a thing or two about how best to dress while training and racing during the summer months. So, What Are You Wearing? All roads should lead to WHITE as it reflects…

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Northern Norway Ski Touring

Northern Norway Ski Touring

Headsweats Ambassador Michael Shelver shares about his adventure ski touring in Norway. You can find more from Michael at his website Trekking with Type 1.  When I first made the decision to move to Norway, I opened up Google and searched “ski touring in Norway”. Ever since entering the ski world, I had always heard great things about the area known for everyone being “born with skis on their feet”. One of the first links led to Lofoten, a group of…

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Stay Committed To Your Fitness Goals!

Stay Committed To Your Fitness Goals!

Headsweats Ambassador Linda Nguyen shares her tips for maintaining motivation after the New Year slump. For more from Linda, follow her on instagram @runtrilinda It’s February and the novelty of the new year has officially disappeared. Your holiday decorations are taken down, you’ve gotten used to writing 2018 on everything, and everybody is back to work. Maybe something else has changed that you might not want to admit: the excitement of keeping your athletic goals for 2018. While it’s really…

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The Best of Chicago: Where to Eat, Sleep, Run & Explore

The Best of Chicago: Where to Eat, Sleep, Run & Explore

Headsweats Ambassador Jill Monroe is preparing for the Chicago Marathon. If you’ll be there too, check out her advice on the best food, lodging and places to run in the windy city. And don’t forget to visit her blog (Travel.Run.Repeat) for more! The 2017 Chicago Marathon is rapidly approaching. It’s time to start planning your trip if you haven’t already! Reservations for hotels have hopefully been made, but if not don’t panic! I have some suggestions for you. You should also start…

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TRAIN WHILE YOU TRAVEL

TRAIN WHILE YOU TRAVEL

Headsweats Ambassador Jeff Stein proves it’s possible to maintain your training no matter where life takes you.  When I learned I had been accepted to a three-month fellowship program in the West Bank, I wondered what those three months would mean for my training. As an elite marathoner averaging 110+-mile weeks, I was worried that the unfamiliar routes, hot climate, and unavailability of energy and hydration products (not to mention prevalence of Israeli military checkpoints) would interfere with my training….

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7 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

7 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Headsweats Ambassador Jill Monroe is training for the Chicago Marathon this summer. Temperatures are rising  – and so is her daily mileage! Check out her 7 tips for beating the heat below! START EARLY Ideally you should start running earlier than normal in order to beat the heat. It’s never easy to wake up earlier on the weekends than you do on weekdays, but trust me you won’t regret this decision.  Typically I will start running at 6:30 a.m. in the…

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Stay Cool Under Pressure

Stay Cool Under Pressure

  Headsweats Ambassador Andrew Cohen-Wray shares his tips for staying cool under pressure. You can find this and other insights on his blog, Athlete in Mind.   As the saying goes, “keep a cool head, whilst all around others are losing theirs.” It’s a useful thing to be able to do, especially when competing or racing. #Keepacoolhead The idea for this blog came about when I was getting ready to race last Saturday, it was an extremely hot day which we werent prepared…

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Mike McQueeney on the New National Parks Truckers

Mike McQueeney on the New National Parks Truckers

Headsweats President Mike McQueeney shares the story behind the latest collection of Performance Trucker Designs featuring national parks. 20% of sales from this collection go to support the National Park Foundation. Vote for the next design you’d like to see included and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $100 Headsweats gift card! What led to the decision to donate a portion of sales from this collection to support public lands? As a Colorado based company, supporting public lands is a…

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Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Oats

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Oats

This healthy, delicious recipe comes from Headsweats Ambassador Jessica Rhinehart. For more good eats and training tips, visit her blog Sugar Runs. Oats are a great way to start your day. They’re a good source of simple carbs – I tend to go carb heavy at breakfast and lunch because I do my runs after work and before dinner.  These oats are my favorite though, and I usually eat these after my long runs on the weekend or the day…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Smitha Arons

Ambassador Spotlight: Smitha Arons

Our lovely ambassador Smitha Arons is taking over! ….on Instagram, that is. Take a moment to learn more about her and be sure to follow along via @Headsweats for the weekend of adventure she has planned. We’ve heard mention of a Saturday sunrise you won’t want to miss! What is your favorite Headsweats product/products? I fell in love with Headsweats products starting from the purchase of my very first white visor. Now I have over 20 visors and 5 hats.  They make…

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