Matt Frazier on Eating Healthy and the Habits that Support Hard Training

My college coach used to say, “Don’t burn the candle at both ends.” What he really meant was, “Don’t drink too much and stay up late chasing girls.

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When you unpack that nugget of wisdom, …

Injured? How to change your training when you can run again

Nursing a running injury is demoralizing. You’ve lost fitness. You can’t do what you love. And you feel like your progress has stagnated.

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During my own running career, I’ve had countless injuries. Some were minor while others (like my …

Dr. Mike Young on Speed Development, Sprinting, and Lifting for Speed

The more complex a movement, the more skill is needed to perform it well. Sprinting is one of those complex movements.

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There’s no doubt that running as fast as you can – an all-out sprint – requires a high …

How Does Pregnancy Impact Running and Nutrition?

There are few things in life as dramatically life-changing as getting pregnant.

Running Pregnancy

Everything from your health insurance to finances, job status, schedule, and even how much you’re able to sleep are changed forever.

Clearly, the effects of pregnancy are …

Can a Stronger “Foot Core” Prevent Running Injuries?

If you were a baseball pitcher, would you prevent shoulder injuries by pitching with your arm in a cast?

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I hope you answered, “No, Jason. That sounds ridiculous.”

Because it IS ridiculous! To be a good pitcher, …

How to Beat 2 Years of Chronic Injuries (and run faster than ever before)

Running injuries can seem common – maybe even inevitable. Whether you’re a new runner or a veteran, they’re a frustrating part of our beloved sport.

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And there’s a never-ending list of injuries that you might experience:

  • Hamstring strains
  • Posterior

Bart Yasso – the Mayor of Running – on a Lifetime of Running Bliss

Bart Yasso is a legend in the running community. And as the “Mayor of Running” and Chief Running Officer at Runner’s World, he’s one of the most recognizable faces in the sport.

Project: Runner is here!

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen how powerful it is to focus on the fundamentals – and how critical it is to avoid common beginner mistakes.

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The next big question is:

How do we make running for beginners

How to Set Ambitious (but realistic) Running Goals

Over the last week, we’ve started to discover what it really takes to become a consistent, injury-free runner.

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Jason racing cross country in high school.

3 Lies that Beginner Runners Should Ignore

New runners have every reason to be excited – there’s no doubt that running has the potential to change your life.

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Just look at the benefits:

  • Better overall health
  • More strength
  • Higher cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased confidence
  • You look better