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.

Muscle Tension: How to Increase Your “Stiffness” to Race Faster

Muscle tension. The phrase is usually associated with pain, soreness, or even spasms. But can it be a good thing?

Muscle Tension

Yes – muscle tension is actually a very good thing for runners!

But it’s probably a little different …

The Next Level of Running Performance with Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson is one of the brightest and most forward-thinking exercise science journalists of our day.

Alex HutchinsonPhoto by Alexi Hobbs

He spends his time analyzing the latest science of performance, analyzing what’s useful, what the media gets wrong, and …

What is Performance Nutrition? (and is it for YOU?)

Why are nutrition and diet so complex? No matter where you look online, there’s conflicting advice on how to eat.

performance-nutrition-foods

Paleo and fat-adapted advocates will tell you to swear off carbohydrates and rely solely on fat for fuel.

Plant-based …

Q&A with Coach: When do I increase the pace of my speed workouts?

Have you ever asked yourself, “How do I run faster?” I bet you have!

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Running faster is a top goal for most runners. And …