Dathan Ritzenhein on Strength Training and Marathon Fueling

Dathan Ritzenhein is one of the best distance runners in US history. And he’s here today to help you run faster.

Dathan Ritzenhein

Ritz has more career highlights than there are spectators at the Boston Marathon (ok maybe not but still!):…

Matt Frazier on Eating Healthy and the Habits that Support Hard Training

My college coach used to say, “Don’t burn the candle at both ends.” What he really meant was, “Don’t drink too much and stay up late chasing girls.

healthy habits

When you unpack that nugget of wisdom, …

Dr. Mike Young on Speed Development, Sprinting, and Lifting for Speed

The more complex a movement, the more skill is needed to perform it well. Sprinting is one of those complex movements.

Speed Development Sprinting

There’s no doubt that running as fast as you can – an all-out sprint – requires a high …

Bart Yasso – the Mayor of Running – on a Lifetime of Running Bliss

Bart Yasso is a legend in the running community. And as the “Mayor of Running” and Chief Running Officer at Runner’s World, he’s one of the most recognizable faces in the sport.

Master Your Mental Training with Dr. Justin Ross

Isn’t it funny how runners usually focus all their energy on training – when their psychology is arguably a lot more important?

mental training

The great Yogi Berra quote is about baseball, but it might as well be:

Baseball is 90%

Finding Adventure with Ultra-Endurance Pro Travis Macy

I’ve said before that running is the best way to experience the world. Adventure awaits any runner willing to explore…

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 …

Steve Kamb on How to Make Exercise Easy

Is it possible to make exercise and a healthy lifestyle easy rather than a chore that’s always skipped?

I think it is – and so does my guest on Episode 5 of the Strength Running Podcast: Steve Kamb. …

Shalane Flanagan on Morning Routines, Unfinished Business and Writing a NYT Best-Seller

It’s hard to find a more decorated – yet easy-going – runner than three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan.

Shalane Flanagan

Born in the coastal town of Marblehead north of Boston, Massachusetts, Shalane showed an early aptitude for distance running.

A three-time All-State …

Muscle Tension: How to Increase Your “Stiffness” to Race Faster

Muscle tension. The phrase is usually associated with pain, soreness, or even spasms. But can it be a good thing?

Muscle Tension

Yes – muscle tension is actually a very good thing for runners!

But it’s probably a little different …