Steve Kamb on How to Make Exercise Easy

Is it possible to make exercise and a healthy lifestyle easy rather than a chore that’s always skipped?

I think it is – and so does my guest on Episode 5 of the Strength Running Podcast: Steve Kamb. …

Mario Fraioli on the Benefits, Lessons, and Problems with Virtual Coaching

The Strength Running Podcast returns! And our guest – Mario Fraioli – is here to talk about coaching for runners.

Mario Fraioli

Mario is the founding head coach at Ekiden coaching, a 2:28 marathoner, and the 2012 Costa Rican Men’s …

What Does a Running Coach Actually DO?

Put one foot in front of the other! Go faster!” Alright, now my job is done! Time to hit the showers.

Strength Running Team

Is that really all that running coaches do?

No, of course not. Coaching runners is a …

Shalane Flanagan on Morning Routines, Unfinished Business and Writing a NYT Best-Seller

It’s hard to find a more decorated – yet easy-going – runner than three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan.

Shalane Flanagan

Born in the coastal town of Marblehead north of Boston, Massachusetts, Shalane showed an early aptitude for distance running.

A three-time All-State …

The Strength Running Podcast is Live! Here Are Episodes 1 and 2

Whoa! Strength Running has a podcast!

Strength Running Podcast

Over the last few weeks, I’ve worked furiously to figure out the podcast game.

I’ve recorded (and re-recorded…) episodes, scouted new guests, and planned how to make a running podcast that you’ll …

How to Eliminate Walk Breaks During a Run

Walk breaks during a run? What’s next, human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria?!

walking running

Sorry, I got ahead of myself there…

Walk breaks do serve a helpful purpose during training. If you’re new to running or …

On Failure

Let’s talk about failure. I’m sure you’re familiar with it as a runner:

  • Missing your weekly mileage goal
  • The wheels falling off during a race (when you knew you were ready for a PR!)
  • Yet another running injury…

Half Marathon Training for New Runners

Running can be a slippery slope. What starts as a hobby – or maybe just a way to lose weight – can quickly blossom into a lifelong passion.

half marathon training

Runners bit by the running bug are soon signing up …

How to Learn from the Silver Lining of Running Injuries

Injuries are the worst. They sap your motivation and force you to sit on the sidelines, watching your hard-earned fitness go down the drain.

Injury Prevention

If you’re anything like me, you’ve had your share of running injuries that put …

Q&A with Coach: What heel-toe drop is best in my running shoes?

Most runners are obsessed with shoes. And I don’t blame them – even my daughter Reagan is appalled at my running shoe collection.