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12 Things That Are Even More Satisfying After A Long Run

Running feels great, and all but the aftermath feels the greatest. Join New Balance's Girls Night Out and treat yourself afterwards. #NBGNO

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1. Ripping your sweaty clothes off.

Ooooooooo! Ahhhhhhh!
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Ooooooooo! Ahhhhhhh!

2. Sticking your feet in a bucket of ice.

#TreatYoFeet
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#TreatYoFeet

3. Enjoying a protein shake.

Repair your muscles with a homemade strawberry kale smoothie and slurp up all those nutritious amino acids.
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Repair your muscles with a homemade strawberry kale smoothie and slurp up all those nutritious amino acids.

4. Cooling down with a cool shower.

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Showers always feel exceptional after you just ran like there's no tomorrow.

5. Treating yourself to a massage.

Mmmmmm a deep-tissue massage won't only feel like a million bucks, but you'll also feel like you've genuinely earned it.
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Mmmmmm a deep-tissue massage won't only feel like a million bucks, but you'll also feel like you've genuinely earned it.

6. Indulging in all of the sweet treats.

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And having none of the guilt. Ahem: ordering for two, eating for one.

7. Conquering new adventures.

Running helps build endurance, which you can use toward accomplishing other fun fitness activities that require strength and balance.
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Running helps build endurance, which you can use toward accomplishing other fun fitness activities that require strength and balance.

8. Relaxing so hard and freeing your mind.

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If you’re the type of person who can’t sit still, after a long run you can find peace in simply loungin’ since you’ve just kicked butt!

9. Gettin' dressed for a night out.

The rumors are true! When you feel good, you look good. Werk.
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The rumors are true! When you feel good, you look good. Werk.

10. Painting the town and making new friends.

When you run, you're building confidence and happiness, and it makes you ~glow~. ;) New friends = potential new running buddy.
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When you run, you're building confidence and happiness, and it makes you ~glow~. ;) New friends = potential new running buddy.

11. Dancing like nothing matters.

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You feel much more energized after your run, so go 'head and dance your socks off, cuz you're a QUEEN after all.

12. And finally... SLEEEEPING.

All about that sleep, 'bout that sleep, no trouble. Time for your body to fully recover and for your muscles to rejuvenate. Zzzzzzzz.
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All about that sleep, 'bout that sleep, no trouble. Time for your body to fully recover and for your muscles to rejuvenate. Zzzzzzzz.

Ready to hit the streets? Gather the gals for a Girls Night Out! #NBGNO