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, …

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 …