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5 Lessons Learned at the Tahoe Sierra 100 MTB Race

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Saturday, September 11 was one of the most painful days of my life. On that day, I competed in the Tahoe Sierra 100, a 100-mile endurance mountain bike race in the wilderness northwest of Lake Tahoe.

Suffering with me were my husband and our friend. We hurt. A lot. I still hurt, but it didn't have to be so bad. Here are five lessons I learned from beating the crap out of myself so you don't have to:

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Should You Stretch?

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According to a new study, static stretching before running does nothing to prevent injury, the New York Times reports.

USA Track and Field enlisted 1,400 runners in the study, telling one group to do static stretches before running and the other group to run sans stretching. After three months of these regimens, both groups had nearly identical injury rates.

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Outside Interview, Chris Carmichael

Chris Carmichael, founder of Carmichael Training Systems and Lance Armstrong's former coach, gives fitness tips, talks about how he built his fitness empire, and discusses what's next for him.

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