Running is a beautiful sport because of it’s simplicity. Just lace up your shoes and run (after a dynamic warm-up, of course).
You don’t need a team.
You don’t need a court, field, or arena.
Besides a good …
Are you ready for a monster discussion on base training, the Maffetone Method, and more training geekery?
I definitely am – and this article is a beast – so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a …
Pop quiz: what is the most reliable way to run faster? What could you start doing immediately to become a faster runner?
The answer is relatively simple: most runners just need to run more.
Even if you’re running 5k …
As runners, we love to lace up our shoes and go explore a new trail and feel the wind in our hair. Who the hell wants to cross-train?
But hear me out – it can be really useful. What …
Running is so simple – just lace up your shoes and you’re ready to run. I love it.
But to improve, stay healthy, and get faster it becomes more complicated. Running itself is simple – but training is more …
It’s a tough question:
How fast should I run on my easy days in between workouts?
Just think of all of the ways we describe the pace you should run on “easy runs:”
The 2008 New York City Marathon was one of the worst experiences of my life.
I was cocky even though my training was sub-par. I under-fueled and ran several tough miles too fast (fine… WAY too fast).
After the …
Imagine that you’re in great shape. You’re really fit.
So you want to tackle a marathon.
You register and line up on race day… only to hit the wall at mile 20, walk a few miles, and finish much …
Jason Fitzgerald is a 2:39 marathoner, USATF-
certified coach, and author of 101 Simple Ways to be a Better Runner.
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