Introducing: Running Smarter, Running Stronger

A growth mindset is necessary to grow (did I really just type that). But how does a growth mindset relate to running?

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An action shot still from the Running Smarter course

A runner’s growth mindset helps them focus on …

Build Confidence, Intrinsic Motivation, and Drive with Matt Pendola

After over 20 years of training and coaching, the hardest thing about running isn’t the running itself. It’s how you think about running.

inner psychology

Do you think that you have to do a workout? Or do you think that you…

Tina Muir Takes Your Strength Training Questions

Strength training is like broccoli: we know it’s good for us, we understand it has to get done, but we don’t always want to do it.

strength training questions

Are jazz hands effective strength training for runners?

And because it’s a necessary …

Sprints to Endurance: How Riley is Planning to Race his First Half Marathon

Learning a new sport can be thrilling. But it can also be intimidating, especially when all you know is its polar opposite…

Half Marathon Race

That’s the case with Riley, a runner in our Team Strength Running coaching program.

He was a …

District Track’s Tom Brumlik on How to Train for the 800m

The District Track Club is an elite running group in Washington, DC. And coach Tom Brumlik is here to help demystify 800m training.

District Track Club

The 800-meter distance is a magical race: it’s a terrifying journey into the heart of …

Katy Sherratt on the Power of Running to Combat Homelessness

Katy Sherratt is the CEO and former COO of the national nonprofit Back on My Feet. They’ve used running to help 7,000 homeless members turn their lives around!

Katy Sherratt Back on My Feet

Anybody who has pursued running understands its immense benefit to not …

Why Periodization Matters for Your Training (and how to make it work for you)

A few years into my running career, I noticed a consistent pattern: every year had the same training rhythm. I later learned about periodization – and how helpful it is for runners.

Principle of Progression

Cyclical training progresses over time

About 15 …

Boost Your Running Alignment to Achieve Your Biggest Goals

If reaching your potential excites you, then the concept of alignment will help you realize everything you’re capable of achieving.

Running Alignment

Alignment is when your goals, actions, and mindset are in harmony and move you toward your potential.

In other …

Running Form Expert Matt Phillips on Gait Retraining and Cues

Proper running form is a hot topic. And for good reason! An economical stride helps you run faster – with fewer injuries.

Running Gait

But running form is also complex. While simplification is usually preferred, most coaches will answer “it depends” …

Menachem Brodie on the Finer Details of Strength Training for Endurance

For over 15 years, Menachem Brodie has been coaching endurance athletes to new personal bests. Today, we’re getting lost in the weeds with strength training for runners.

Menachem Brodie

Menachem Brodie is an exercise scientist, USA Cycling Expert level coach and …