Archives for August 2012

5 Sneaky Ways to Get More Fitness Gains from Your Workouts

Is there a way to get in better shape without running higher mileage or doing tougher workouts?

Track Workout

I think there is – and I’m about to show you how.

But first, before you get too excited, a few disclaimers:…

The Best of SR: Barefoot Running, Diet, and Advanced Recovery (Grab Bag Edition)

This is the final article in a 3-part series highlighting the best material on Strength Running. Today is the Grab Bag Edition with many topics like minimalism, diet for runners, advanced recovery techniques, and more.

Most of the articles …

The Best of Strength Running: Endurance and Marathon Training

This is the second article in a 3-part series focusing on the best material on Strength Running. Today, we dive into endurance.

Endurance Marathon Training

I’m personally fascinated with gaining endurance and increasing aerobic capacity. It’s so seemingly simple (run more) …

The Best of Strength Running: Injury Prevention and Treatment

Today is the first of a 3-part series highlighting the best material on Strength Running.

The focus today is on injury prevention. Those of you on my private email list know that you get opportunities to help shape the …

Making Dreams Reality: The Future of Strength Running

Average people follow their dreams, distance runners chase them down and beat them into submission.

Future of Strength Running

For as long as I can remember, people have asked me:

What do you want to do when you grow up?

What can you

ASICS Speedstar 6 Review: How to be a “Cautious Minimalist”

I’m a cautious minimalist – I think a little bit of barefoot running and minimalism goes a long way. So what do I run in for the majority of my mileage?

ASICS Speedstar 6

Let me ask you a question: why

Half-Marathon Training Starts Now! July’s Training + Fall Race Plans

Believe that you can run farther or faster. Believe that you’re young enough, old enough, strong enough, and so on to accomplish everything you want to do. Don’t let worn-out beliefs stop you from moving beyond yourself.” …

What You Can Learn from Farah and Rupp’s 1-2 Finish in the Olympic 10k (6 Quick Suggestions)

Last weekend, the history book was rewritten when Mo Farah and Galen Rupp finished first and second in the Olympic 10k.

Farah Rupp Olympic 10k

Farah became the first British athlete to ever medal in the men’s 10k while Galen Rupp became the …