How to Power Clean and Build Explosiveness

The Year of Strength is already one of our most popular – because it’s clear that runners truly value being strong.

Weightlifting

Over the last two weeks we’ve been discovering the truth about how runners should strength train.

We’ve …

How to Start Lifting Weights (the right way)

Have you ever started something new and made yourself feel silly? I wore basketball shoes to cross country practice, so I know the feeling…

runner running

The truth is that everybody starts as a beginner. And those first few months of …

What Do Strength Exercises Do For Runners?

Are you surprised that I don’t consider strength training cross-training for runners? It’s just training!

Track and Field

Recently, I announced that 2018 is The Year of Strength. We learned that strength training exercises help runners:

  • Stay healthy by preventing injuries

Happy 2018: Welcome to the Year of Strength

I’m ready to make 2018 your best year of running ever. Will you join me and take the next step with your training?

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We have …

Speed Training 101: How to Improve Your Top End Running Speed

During college workouts when my existence shrank into a singularity of suffering and time stalled, I remember laughing at the sprinters. You call THAT a speed workout?!

Speed Training Sprint Development

But it was – and I didn’t know what I was talking …

Carb Loading for Marathoners: Do’s and Don’ts for Training and Racing

The marathon is a unique event: it’s long enough that carb loading becomes an important key to your success on race day.

Because of it’s distance, the marathon is different than shorter races. Your fueling choices before and during …

Marathon Training at the Elite Level, with Pro Nick Arciniaga

Meet Nick Arciniaga, one of the best marathoners in the United States.

Marathon Training Nick Arciniaga

Nick is the winner of the 2013 US Marathon Championships and has a personal best of 2:11:30.

But he wasn’t always a distance runner. In fact, he …

Prevent More Injuries with National Champs Max King and Joseph Gray

Sooner or later, every runner will (sometimes painfully) learn the hard truth about running: overuse injuries are inevitable.

Prevent Injuries

Since running is an impact sport – you vs. the ground – and almost everybody thinks “anybody can run,” injuries …

Coach Jenny Hadfield on How Beginners Should Start Running

No matter what age you start running, there are certain universal principles to follow at certain training ages.

Beginner Start Running

And Coach Jenny Hadfield is here to help beginner runners plan smarter training so you can:

  • Enjoy each run with

3 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Performance Plateau

I love looking through my old training logs from high school and college. They’re a goldmine of info:

I can see the progression of almost …