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 …

Why do running injuries happen? (and how to prevent them)

Over the years, I’ve surveyed tens of thousands of runners. And it’s not surprising that the #1 goal is to always run injury-free.

That’s because injuries are direct obstacles to you achieving your goals. In every way, they …

Q&A with Coach: The Injury Prevention Episode

Running injuries: the bane of every runner anywhere. They’re worse than dreadmills or the dreaded “DNF” next to your name in race results.

Injury Prevention Q&A

Outdoor filming of Q&A with Coach. More at instagram.com/JasonFitz1

Have you ever said something like this?…

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 New Planks That Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise?

2-point Pushup Plank

That’s actually a simple question: the answer is no way! There are far better ab exercises than a …

How to Plan Strength Training for Runners

There are always plenty of questions surrounding the topic of strength training for runners:

How often should runners do strength work?

Should lifting sessions be scheduled on hard, easy, or rest days?

What are the best exercises?

Are

How to Reduce Stress (so you can race faster!)

Stress: it conjures images of uncooperative toddlers, looming deadlines at work, and arguments with your spouse. But is stress actually a bad thing?

How to Reduce Stress

The answer (of course) is two-sided. Some stress can help you achieve more, accomplish difficult …

How do you strengthen the glutes and hip flexors? (New Q&A with Coach)

Has it really been more than two months since the last episode of Q&A with Coach? It’s time to get back into it!

Today we’re talking all about strength – specifically, how to strengthen your hip flexors and glutes.…

How Alex recovered from 6 months of knee pain to run his fastest 5k in 10 years

The top mistake I see runners make is not fixing an easily fixable problem. It makes intuitive sense, right?

Alex Runners Knee

But I hear some variation of this almost every day:

It’s now been 3+ months (and two months of PT)

Do you want to know the truth about running injuries?

Last year I spoke at a conference in Washington, DC about how to train for the half marathon.

Jason Fitzgerald_Speaking

And I probably offended one of the other panelists…

Let me tell you why:

After the presentation, we were answering questions …

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 …