Behind the Scenes: Listen to a Coaching Call on How to Run a Faster Marathon

Have you ever ran a long race – like a half-marathon or marathon? If so, you know how hard they can be…

marathon wall

Over the last 11 months, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing many Team Strength Running members run …

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 …

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…

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