How Does Pregnancy Impact Running and Nutrition?

There are few things in life as dramatically life-changing as getting pregnant.

Running Pregnancy

Everything from your health insurance to finances, job status, schedule, and even how much you’re able to sleep are changed forever.

Clearly, the effects of pregnancy are …

How to Set Ambitious (but realistic) Running Goals

Over the last week, we’ve started to discover what it really takes to become a consistent, injury-free runner.

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Jason racing cross country in high school.

3 Lies that Beginner Runners Should Ignore

New runners have every reason to be excited – there’s no doubt that running has the potential to change your life.

Beginner Runners

Just look at the benefits:

  • Better overall health
  • More strength
  • Higher cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased confidence
  • You look better

The Thrill of Being a New Runner (and a bonus podcast!)

Starting to run is an exciting time to be alive – like your first day of college or having your first child.

Beginner Running

Just think back to when you started running…

The endorphins. The rush of beginning a new sport …

Half Marathon Training for New Runners

Running can be a slippery slope. What starts as a hobby – or maybe just a way to lose weight – can quickly blossom into a lifelong passion.

half marathon training

Runners bit by the running bug are soon signing up …

The Next Level of Running Performance with Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson is one of the brightest and most forward-thinking exercise science journalists of our day.

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He spends his time analyzing the latest science of performance, analyzing what’s useful, what the media gets wrong, and …

The Almighty Long Run: The Case for Running Long

The Church of the Almighty Long Run” is where runners attend service most weekends. And there’s virtually no better workout to gain endurance, speed and mental toughness.

Consider this: most runners – especially those with less than …

3 Workouts to Boost Your Speed When You’re Stuck on the Treadmill

The human hamster wheel. The dreadmill. Satan’s conveyor belt. Is there any doubt that most runners despise the treadmill?

Treadmill Running

Running on a treadmill is an unfortunate reality for many runners during the winter and summer months. Just think of …

A Proven Way to Improve Your Running (that you’re not doing)

I’ve talked to a lot of runners who have less than a year of experience in the sport. Their main goal is to get faster over 5k or 10k and break a performance plateau. All admirable goals!

Weird Runners

Typically, their …

3 Essential Ingredients in Every (Good) 10k Training Plan

The 10k is like the 5k’s ugly step-sister: it’s often used as a tune-up race, but rarely do runners focus on it exclusively.

10k Training

Why? Why is the 10k ignored as a goal race and usually earmarked as just a …