The Beginner’s Guide to Running Your First Marathon with Angie and Trevor Spencer

Running your first marathon can be daunting, especially if you haven’t been training for years already. If you have questions, you’re in the right place!

How Geoff Broke His Chronic Injury Cycle After Nearly Quitting Running

Running can be a tough sport – with an annual injury rate hovering around 50-70%, staying healthy can be daunting. But this is a happy story! Meet Geoff:

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Geoff came to running later in life but his love for …

How Do Elite Trail Runners Stay Healthy?

Trail running can be more technical and challenging than running on the roads. With the added difficulty, how do you prevent injuries on the trails?

Trail Running

Just think of all the obstacles you’ll encounter while trail running:

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The Annual Running Plan: Maximize Your Speed By Planning Long Term

Would you like an advantage typically reserved for the best runners in the world? How much faster could you be if you used this advantage to its full potential?

Annual Running Plan

That advantage is the foresight to create an annual running

5 Types of Squats for Runners: More Variation, More Strength

If there’s one exercise that’s perfect for runners, it’s the squat. But should we squat only one way? Can we use different types of squats to get even stronger?

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In high school, our track team rarely went to the …

Alex Hutchinson on the Limits of Human Endurance

Throughout history, humans have doubted their own abilities. For some reason, we love self-imposed limitations…

Mount Everest

Everest: the top of the world

In the 1940’s, running a mile under four minutes was considered by many scientists to be impossible.

Today,

Fartlek Training 101: The Ultimate Guide to Fartlek Workouts

Fartlek training is a versatile, powerful, and silly-sounding way to run fast workouts. And fartleks can be done by anybody – virtually anywhere.

Fartlek Training

An accurate depiction of fartlek training

In high school, I thought I was a “tough” runner. …

How Sam Plans to Escape His Cycle of Injuries

Learning from the best is important – because “the best” are, by definition, the individuals at the top of the game.

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This paradigm is noticeable everywhere:

  • Entrepreneurs read biographies (I’m reading Buffet right now) and join mastermind groups
  • Aspiring

What Every Fast Runner Knows About Running Motivation

Running motivation: sometimes you have it, sometimes you don’t. But can you create it out of thin air?

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Fast runners know that motivation can be engineered. It can be supported, built, and expanded. You don’t have to just “hope” …

Superfoods, Veganism & Fasting: A Registered Dietitian’s Perspective

There’s no shortage of nutrition advice on the web. In fact, even Amazon hosts over 70,000 cookbooks!

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I find that staggering. Is eating – such a basic human need – really this complex?

Whatever happened to Michael Pollan’s …