Archives for July 2015

The Runner’s Guide to Stress Fractures: How to Diagnose, Prevent and Recover from a Fracture

If there’s any injury that’s stops runners dead in their tracks, it’s the feared stress fracture.

Runners and Stress FracturesIn this article, you’ll learn:

  • What is a stress fracture?
  • How to know if you have a stress fracture
  • How to prevent

What’s New at Strength Running (Plus: a big, ambitious project!)

Fellow runner, it’s been busy here at Strength Running. I even have a new officemate:

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Recently I polled my readers on their top struggles with running. And today I’m answering your top questions about strength exercises.

Plank Strength Exercise

I love sending you surveys – and I really appreciate you taking the time to complete them. …

How to Break Through a Running Plateau

It happens to all of us at some point in our running: our improvements stop. Our race times flatline.

And we wonder, “Is this all I’m capable of accomplishing?”

Break Through Running Plateau

Performance plateaus in running are common – but thankfully, …

Should you take a hot shower or ice bath after a hard workout?

I always struggle with what to do after a hard workout. Maybe you’re like me and all you want to do is take a warm shower, even though you’ve heard there are benefits to ice baths.

…but who wants …

Video: The 7-minute Strength Workout for Runners

This article was written by Mark Kennedy from Healthynomics.

I’m a better runner than I was in my mid-20’s. In fact, at the age of 41, I enjoy running more than I ever have.

Mark Kennedy Healthynomic

I’ve run my fastest …

How Nick Went “All-In,” Lost 60 Pounds, and Ran a 10 Minute 10k PR

In a world where people love “quick fixes,” what’s actually possible if you think long-term?

Nick Weight Loss

This is Nick, a member of the Strength Running community who adopted a “slow fix” mentality – and changed his life.

Nick could have …