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How To Recover After A Big Race

by Simon Jones April 08, 2020 2 min read

When it comes to racing, post-race recovery is just as important as pre-race training. Improper recovery can cause injuries and prevent a quick rebound. No matter the length of your race, proper recovery can keep you healthy and set you up for success in your next endeavor.
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What Makes Merino Wool So Special?

by Emma Thimmig April 08, 2020 2 min read

If you live an active lifestyle, you’ve probably heard about the wonders of Merino wool. But do you know why this fiber is so remarkable? We choose Merino wool in some of our socks because there are some incredible natural properties that make it special.
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Should Beginner Runners Start with Road Running or Trail Running?

by Simon Jones April 08, 2020 3 min read

Before you lace up, you’re faced with a decision: are you going to be a road runner or a trail runner? It turns out, there are advantages to both styles of training, no matter what your goals are. If you’re a total beginner or you’re looking to take your runs to the next level, cross training with a run on a new surface can round out your training regimen and keep you injury-free.
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Breck Epic - A Mountain Biker’s Dream

by Emma Thimmig August 26, 2019 2 min read

Breck Epic is a mountain biker’s dream. It’s composed of six BIG backcountry loops, each between 35 and 50 miles long. Each loop starts and finishes within a mile from downtown Breckenridge. 2019 marked the epic race’s 11th year of hosting one of the best mountain biking events in the U.S.

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The World's Toughest Foot Race

by Emma Thimmig August 12, 2019 2 min read

Badwater 135 is the most challenging and extreme running race offered anywhere in the world. Two Swiftwick athletes took on the challenge this year and we have their stories.
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Giving Back

by Emma Thimmig June 27, 2019 2 min read

At Swiftwick we have a vision for change to enhance communities, encourage adventure and help those in need by collaborating and partnering with organizations with similar missions.
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