How to Run Faster
If you are looking to run faster there are specific workouts you can do to help you reach your running goals. It's also important to focus on things outside of…
Core Focused Total Body Workout
This total body workout is focused mostly on the core to help get you stronger and prevent injuries. It's perfect for runners or anyone wanting to get in a full, efficient workout.
How Long Distance Runners Can Train for a Strong 5k
Many distance runners become comfortable with longer races like the half-marathon and marathon. There are many benefits to racing a 5k, even if it is not your primary focus. Here are some strategies for long distance runners looking to train for a strong 5k.
Why You Should be Running Hills in Your Training
There are many benefits to hill running. If you avoid hills or run mostly on flat ground, consider adding some hills into your training. They will make you a a stronger runner both mentally and physically.
15 Tips for Successfully Running Your First Postpartum Half-Marathon
Navigating the world of postpartum running can be tricky, but also exciting to reach new milestones. One of those milestones may be returning to racing. For many postpartum runners a goal during their first year after giving birth may be to run a half-marathon. What do you need to know in order to successfully train for and run your first postpartum half-marathon?
Top 10 Running Books to Help you Runs Your Best
As a runner it’s important to make yourself knowledgeable about different aspects of running. From injury prevention, to nutrition for runners, to different types of marathon and half-marathon training, there are running books for just about every topic. Here are my top 10 running books to help you improve your running in these areas.
5 Fartlek Runs to Keep Running Interesting During the Off-Season
There are endless ways to incorporate fartlek runs into training and they can help maintain some speed when you're not training while also keeping your runs fun and interesting. I'm going to share 5 variations of fartlek runs to keep running interesting during the off-season. Remember that these can be adjusted in many ways depending on your goals and how much time you have!
How to Find Your Training Paces
There are a few ways to find your training paces for runs. You can use a running calculator and enter your goal race time. You can also run by feel, or work with a coach who can help you adjust your paces based on your training and progress.
5 Workouts for Speedy Spring Running
Looking to pick up the pace this spring? Try these workouts that will help you build strength and speed to prepare for a successful season of racing this spring and summer.
3 Last Minute Ways to Improve Your Race Time
The closer you get to your race, the harder it is to make improvements in your fitness that will carry over to a faster race time. However, during the last few weeks before your race, and also on race day, there are a few things you can do to improve your race time. So at this point stop trying to cram in speed workouts and extra miles, and instead shift your focus to these strategies!
How to Increase Hip Extension for Stronger Running
Having enough range of motion in the hip flexors is extremely important for runners, and something many of us struggle with. Here are some ways to increase hip extension to make sure we can run healthy and strong!
3 Fun Running Interval Workouts for the Off-Season
At least once a year runners should take a break from training and racing hard. This is a good time to have an off-season. You don't need to do all easy runs, and can incorporate some workouts like these fun interval running workouts for the off-season.
What Helped me to Run a Faster Marathon
After running one or two marathons you probably set some goals to run faster times. Often times runners plateau with their race times and need to make some tweaks in order to see improvement. Here are some changes I made to my running and training that helped me to improve my marathon time and run a faster marathon.