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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

It goes without saying that this year has been unlike any other in recent memory, and the holidays will not be immune. So, this season, more than any other, it is important for everyone to use this time to support and celebrate your local community including your local, independent stores, health care workers, first responders; your “pod” who walked this journey with you; and yourself for all you’ve overcome this year.

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How to qualify for the ElliptiGo World Championship

How to qualify for the ElliptiGo World Championship

What exactly is an ElliptiGo bike? The “Go” combines a running, cycling, and elliptical motion while standing (read: you don’t ever get to sit down while pedaling this thing). This low-impact, full body workout builds excellent fitness and can burn more calories than a tradition cycle, outside or inside. 
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Overcoming running injury and downtime

Overcoming running injury and downtime

Training goes well until, well, it doesn’t.  I’m sure for many folks, that’s been the case a time or two.  For me, that seems to have been the story line of the last chapter as we’ve begun the “re-entry” phase since the Covid-19 pandemic.
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What does it mean to be an athlete?

What does it mean to be an athlete?

The deep ties in society between an athletes performance, "winning," and a person's assigned value can sometimes create an identity crisis within an athlete. "Are you a winning athlete or a losing athlete?" you may be asked. And, how does that reflect on your self-worth? What do you do when the winning is over, you've run your last race, or you've played your last game? 
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A three-generation family, owned company

A three-generation family, owned company

OS1st, originally founded in 2008 by Dave Higgins, grew into a “Three-Generation” company with David's son as President, David's grandson as Materials Manager, and Dave’s wife and other two son’s are owners and directors.
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How to crush your next virtual race

How to crush your next virtual race

As large gatherings are canceled including big races like the Boston Marathon, more runners are turning to virtual events in order to stay motivated and connected. Here’s a quick list to help you through your next virtual event.
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The Best Running Playlists

The Best Running Playlists

Since the walk-man, runners have debated whether it is best to run with or without music – every runner must decide for themselves the best way to safety and productively go about their race preparations. For those who enjoy listening to music during a run, OS1st has created a few playlists to help.OS1
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OS1st Virtual Running Challenge x3

OS1st Virtual Running Challenge x3

The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge is back for round three, with another week of virtually uniting runners who are safely training/racing, on their own, outdoors or at home, through a virtual running challenge.

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Four Ways To Prevent Leg Injuries When Playing Your Favorite Sport

Four Ways To Prevent Leg Injuries When Playing Your Favorite Sport

If you belong to the 19 percent of the US population that participates in sports on an average day, you've probably had to deal with a few injuries in the past.
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The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge x2

The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge x2

The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge is back for round two, with another week of virtually uniting runners who are still safely training/racing, on their own, outdoors or at home, through a virtual running challenge. 
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The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge

The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge

OS1st will sponsor a virtual race challenge from March 22 to 28 to support the running community, including local businesses affected by the novel coronavirus. 

As our communities and world come together to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we want to create a virtual competition between all our runners training alone, and our online community. 

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Why runners wear calf compression

Why runners wear calf compression

Elite runners rely on compression to  improve performance, reduce muscle fatigue, and speed recovery.

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