What can you learn from 115+ interviews with successful athletes?

Meet Scott Jones. He has 10+ years of experience in the exercise science world and has trained hundreds of athletes (including elites).

Scott Jones Athlete on Fire

He’s also the host of Athlete on Fire, a podcast that bridges the gap between elite …

You be the Coach: How Much Base Training is Enough?

Are you familiar with periodization? It’s a geeky term that simply means training should have several different periods leading up to a goal race.

When I explained how to plan a running season, I briefly outlined what …

How to Plan a Season [Video]

Since 2010, I’ve written more than 1,000 personalized training plans. Each runner fills out an extensive Runner Questionnaire so I can better understand their training.

Season Planning

This “sneak peek” into the background of so many runners has unveiled countless insights …

Ultra and Trail Race Training: Episode 11 of Q&A with Coach with Matt Frazier

Episode 11 of Q&A with Coach is not to be missed – we have a special guest joining us, none other than Matt Frazier.

Ultra & Trail Racing with Matt Frazier

The best freeze frame of the episode

Matt is the author of the award-winning blog …

How to Run Track Workouts on a 400m Outdoor Track (infographic)

Track workouts have been a staple of distance runner’s training programs for decades. And for good reason!

Distances are standardized so you always know exactly how far you’ve run.

The surface promotes speed (but results in less impact stress …

Trail Running Tips for Adventure Addicts: Risks, Benefits, and How to Get Started

Trail running captured my heart in 2000 – and I’m still obsessed with getting off the road.

Jason Trail Running

My cross country team began running half our mileage in the woods around town during my Junior year of high school. Maybe …

You Be the Coach: Is Strength Training a Waste of Time?

2015 is the Year of Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone.

Over the past three months, I’ve challenged you to:

The Maffetone Method, Base Training, and Why You Are Not “Lungs with Legs”

Are you ready for a monster discussion on base training, the Maffetone Method, and more training geekery?

Base Training Running

I definitely am  – and this article is a beast – so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for a …

You Be the Coach: How fast can Allison run in the half marathon?

One of the most difficult questions for any coach to answer is: how fast can I run in my upcoming race? 

Road

Just think about all of the questions that your coach will ask:

  • How long do you have to

Beyond Fitness: What it Really Means to be “Healthy”

Running captured my heart in 1998 – and it still holds it firmly in its grasp more than 16 years later.

Runner

As my running career matured, my thoughts on how to run faster, prevent overuse injuries, and truly enjoy …