In Defense of Specialization: How CrossFit Gets it Wrong (again)

I. Am. Fired. Up. CrossFit has – yet again – got my blood boiling with their utter nonsense.

CrossFit Meme

As you probably know, I don’t think CrossFit is smart training (for anybody, not just runners). It’s simply hard exercise for …

The #1 Way to Reach All of Your Running Goals

I’ve been coaching runners since 2010 – and I’m in awe of how many lives I’ve touched over the years. SR has been visited by over 6,000,000 people from almost every country in the world:

Strength Running International

I’m coming for you …

3 Ways Beginner Runners Can Be More Successful

Being a new runner is awesome. With big stretch goals and so much progress in front of you, it’s an exciting time to be a runner.

Can’t stop laughing #tistheseason #runbig2016

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Team Strength Running is Now Open!

Over the last few weeks, we’ve discovered just how important support and guidance is to your running.

The next big question is “How exactly do I get that support?!”

That’s why I’m excited to open my new coaching …

I almost quit… but then ran the race of my life. How?

Have you ever been ready to quit on your training? Maybe it’s because you just got busy, every run felt terrible, or you saw virtually no progress.

Jason Fitzgerald Ultramarathon DNF

I know the feeling – the same thing has happened to me …

Do You Make These Running Mistakes? (they cost me years of improvement…)

Everything changed when it dawned on me that I’m a runner. It was my first track season and I LOVED everything about running:

  • My teammates were hilarious and pushed me to run faster
  • I liked seeing tangible, objective

What I’ve Learned from Coaching 1,500+ Runners

2016 is the Year of the Team – and we’re learning why support and an encouraging team can help you accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

Jason_Team

But why are so many runners struggling with inconsistent training, low motivation, …

Happy 2016! Welcome to the Year of the Team

Welcome to 2016! Are you ready to have your best year of running ever?

You Be the Coach: Is it better to run or rest after a hard workout?

Guys… I have a serious problem. I’m addicted to buying every running book available:

How many of these running books do you have? #ihaveaproblem

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When …

How to Break Through a Running Plateau

It happens to all of us at some point in our running: our improvements stop. Our race times flatline.

And we wonder, “Is this all I’m capable of accomplishing?”

Break Through Running Plateau

Performance plateaus in running are common – but thankfully, …