The Sickle Circuit Workout Video Demonstration (plus, a more advanced circuit)

Can you gain endurance AND strength – with just one workout? Yes, you can accomplish both goals with a circuit workout!

Circuit Workout for Runners

Circuits usually make people think of CrossFit WOD’s and AMRAP sessions – but they’re for runners, too.

When …

Christie’s Triumphant Return to Running After a Frustrating ITBS Injury

What are the benefits of staying healthy and preventing injuries? Let’s take a look:

  • More fun! Sitting on the sidelines, yearning for a good run, is every runner’s worst nightmare
  • Faster race times by being more consistent (helping you

The Best Yoga Poses for Runners (And a New Routine!)

A decade ago, you’d have a better chance of seeing me in a knitting workshop than in a yoga class. Even the word “yoga” freaked me out.

Yoga for Runners

But the times, they are a-changing!

Now I look past the neon …

How to Stay Motivated While Rehabbing an Injury

Let me know if this sounds familiar: as soon as you get hurt, motivation to exercise plummets.  If you can’t run, why bother?

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The Runner’s Guide to Stress Fractures: How to Diagnose, Prevent and Recover from a Fracture

If there’s any injury that’s stops runners dead in their tracks, it’s the feared stress fracture.

Runners and Stress FracturesIn this article, you’ll learn:

  • What is a stress fracture?
  • How to know if you have a stress fracture
  • How to prevent

The Mattock Dynamic Warm-up Routine Video Demonstration

Static stretching is OUT – and dynamic stretching is IN.

Matt Dynamic Warm-up Exercises

Long-time Strength Running readers know that I’m wary of static stretching. It can reduce performance and increase injury risk, while presenting few benefits to runners.

I cover this …

Rik’s Speedy IT Band Recovery: 7 Quick Lessons on How to Deal with Injuries

Rik is a runner who sets big goals – actually, ENORMOUS goals that most of us wouldn’t ever dream of imagining.

Rik Running Healthy

At the age of 40, Rik found that he was overweight and prioritized work over fitness. Like many …

How Pete Cured IT Band Syndrome after Months of Frustration… and Ran a Monster 5k PR

Today, I want you to meet Pete, a relatively new runner who improved his 5k from 21:30 to 17:37. Crazy, right?

Peter Running

This is one of the most inspiring success stories I’ve ever seen because Pete overcame so many challenges:…

6 Running Form Experts on Cues, Fixes, and Running Technique Changes

Ask any runner about running form and expect a different answer. The topic of running technique brings up countless questions:

  • Should I land on my midfoot or forefoot?
  • Is a heel strike really that bad?
  • Should ALL runners change

Curing IT Band Pain: 3 New Exercises to Treat Illiotibial Band Syndrome

The worst injury I ever had was a severe case of illiotibial band syndrome (ITBS). For six months, I suffered from constant IT band pain and didn’t run a step.

Illiotibial band syndrome

My fascination with this injury led me to develop …