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Protein Filled Recipes for Runners

Four quick, protein-filled, and satisfying snacks for runners on the go!

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Beginners Guide To Running

Getting started with running doesn't have to be overwhelming! Begin hitting the pavement in just five simple steps.

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Balega Fathers Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is this Sunday. Are you ready? If not, fear not. We’ve compiled some ideas for how to celebrate the dad or father-figure in your life.

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Q and A with Balega Impi Ambassador and Epidemiologist Hannah Ruegner

Hannah Ruegner, Impi team ambassador and COVID19 response team member gives us a sneak peek inside what her life has been like these past several months, working on the front lines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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My Journey to Becoming an Ultramarathon Runner

Learn 5 biggest tips to start Ultramarathon running today from Balega Impi Ambassador Chris Bowles. 

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Reflections From Quarantine - My USATF 50-Mile Trail Championships Experience

Balega Impi Ambassador Matt Weickert describes his experience of the USATF 50-Mile Trail Championship race, what that life changing experience means to him, and further reflections while in quarantine.

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The Link Between Running and Mental Health During the COVID Pandemic

Many runners and joggers are feeling overwhelmed by the personal impacts of the Coronavirus. Balega Impi Ambassador Tyler Byrd discusses shifting perspective in scientifically researched methods leads to greater emotional and mental well-being, keeping peace at home and inner peace.

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Three Creative Ways to Celebrate a Socially-Distanced Mothers Day

Even though social distancing orders are in effect, you can still show mom how special she is! The team at Balega pulled together three ways to celebrate your mom this year for an unforgettable socially-distanced Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10th. 

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Spreading Positivity and Hope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Six Balega Impi Ambassadors Share their Stories on how they are giving back to their communities during the Coronavirus Pandemic through donating Balega running socks, raising money for local charities, and more.

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Balega Responds to COVID-19

We view Ubuntu - the Zulu word for “shared humanity” or “I am because we are” - as a calling. During this challenging and difficult time, we want to continue to share that message with you as it is now more important than ever. 

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Fitness is NOT Canceled - Balega Ambassadors Lead Virtual Workouts

Balega running sock ambassadors lead virtual workout tutorials for runners in response to Stay at Home protocols for coronavirus epidemic.

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Balega Ultralight Socks Are Now Available In New Bright and Fresh Spring Colors

Balega is expanding the popular Ultralight collection with new colorways for spring 2020 in the No Show and Crew styles! Get yourself a fresh pair - and get after those spring adventures!

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Pregnancy Series Part 1 Top Tips for Staying Active While Pregnant

As a runner and someone who has been an athlete my entire life, I’m used to having control over my body. And I know many runners share a similar sentiment ...

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My First Ultramarathon Experience

It took a while, but my friend Kara finally convinced me to sign up to run what would be our first Ultramarathon...

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2020 Impi Team Blog

Balega is thrilled to introduce our Impi Ambassador team for 2020!

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How To Train While Traveling Abroad

Have a big trip coming up? I’ve pulled together six tips on how to stay on track with your training while traveling abroad. 

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Balega Unveils New Limited Edition Hidden Comfort Socks to Benefit the Lesedi Project

At the core of the Balega brand is giving back, our mission of community and helping those less fortunate. Our non-profit organization, the Lesedi Project, works to strengthen South African and American communities.

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A Guide to Adventure Racing from Team Strong Machine

Adventure racing first burst onto the world scene with the debut of Eco-Challenge, a television show in the late 1990s and early 2000s that featured co-ed teams of four racing nonstop for five to 10 days straight in remote and exotic locations such as Borneo, Morocco, and New Zealand. 

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Grit and Grace Socks to Support Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

For some, October represents changing leaves or carving pumpkins. Here at Balega, we celebrate October through our continued support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

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New UltraGlide Sock Offers Friction Free-Running and Eliminates Hot Spots

Balega is thrilled to bring to the running sock market a brand-new offering, the UltraGlide sock, aimed to eliminate the most common ailment among runners - hot spots.

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