Author Matt Fitzgerald on “The Endurance Diet”

Have you ever heard this famous line among distance runners?

If the furnace is hot enough, it will burn anything.

It’s a common way for runners to justify eating whatever they want. If the caloric needs are high …

Dathan Ritzenhein on Strength Training and Marathon Fueling

Dathan Ritzenhein is one of the best distance runners in US history. And he’s here today to help you run faster.

Dathan Ritzenhein

Ritz has more career highlights than there are spectators at the Boston Marathon (ok maybe not but still!):…

Cross Country Training 101: A Training Log Excerpt

Today I want to give you a glimpse into the training I did before my best season of cross country in college. Buckle up!

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Injury Prevention Essentials for Bigger Runners with Coach James Dunne

If we’ve met – or you’ve seen pictures of me – it’s clear that I am not a big guy. Actually, I’m tiny.

I’m

How the Best Runners in the World Recover and Prevent Injuries (and a free book)

I’ve always been fascinated (ok, borderline obsessed) with how elite runners train and schedule their running.

After all, if you’re going to learn about running, why not do it from the best runners in the world?

And whenever …

Fueling for Performance: The Runner’s Breakfast

This year we’re focusing onĀ fundamentals – the bedrock principles that make you a better, faster, healthier runner.

runners diet

And there’s no better place to see how far we’ve strayed from the fundamentals than diet and nutrition.

Just look at …

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.

healthy habits

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.

running injury

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.

Speed Development Sprinting

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 …