Running While Pregnant: How much is too much?

This post is going to be more personal than usual – I’m going to share some details about my wife’s pregnancies and her training. Let’s dive in.

Jason and Meaghan

I met my wife in college when we both ran cross country …

How to Stay Fit This Winter (even if you can’t run outside)

Dear runners, winter is upon us! Scroll through Instagram and you’ll see countless photos of #SnowZilla aka Blizzard Jonas.

Running through snowmageddon is my personal hell, so instead I shared the ridiculous sunrise that accompanied me on my long …

7 Surprising Life Lessons From Running Over 40,000 Miles

Sooner or later, every runner realizes that running is actually a metaphor for life.


It’s no surprise that there are countless quotes about this issue:

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain

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 most important workouts to focus on if you’re a busy runner

When was the last time you had an uninterrupted 4-6 hours to work out? If you’re like me, that hasn’t happened in a long time!

Busy Runner

Time is life’s ultimate luxury. As we get older, this limited resource gets more …

How to Run Faster From 5k to the Marathon

How do I get faster in all the race distances from 5k to half marathon… and maybe even the marathon?

Runners starting line

A difficult question – but one that’s probably important to you. After all, who doesn’t want to improve their …

Q&A with Coach 16: Can base training go on for too long?

One of my favorite aspects of coaching is when I work with runners who have long-term goals. And when training is planned long-term, the results can be extraordinary:

Long-Term Progress

Since I know what’s coming up in 3 months, 6 months, …

How to Run More Consistently in 4 Simple Steps (and SR’s new book!)

If you had one suggestion for new runners, what would it be? Run more… stay healthy… enjoy every moment?

Beginner Runner

I get interviewed a lot for Runner’s World, Men’s Fitness, and other sites like Women’s Health. And this is a …

How to Breathe While Running (this might surprise you)

Running is a beautiful sport because of it’s simplicity. Just lace up your shoes and run (after a dynamic warm-up, of course).

Breathe While Running

You don’t need a team.

You don’t need a court, field, or arena.

Besides a good …

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, …