How to Set (Any) Goal Time

Running is a uniquely objective sport because at its most fundamental, it’s all about the numbers: mileage, workout splits, and race finish times.

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Of course, most of us run for far more meaningful and valuable reasons than “the numbers” …

Is a Standing Desk the Fix for Prolonged Sitting?

When I first started running, I couldn’t finish a 3-mile run and was sore for two weeks. Was running supposed to make your legs feel like they went through a meat grinder?!

Jason Finish Line

Me, feeling like my legs were put …

Strength Coach Tony Gentilcore on Deadlifts: Form, Dangers, and Function

Studying different sports and disciplines is a great way to develop your understanding of running. The commonalities and underlying principles are often universal.

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A few years ago, I was an instructor at an adult fitness camp. For four days, …

How a Physical Therapist (and 2:24 Marathoner) Prevents Injuries

Inside information is often a key competitive advantage. When it comes to the stock market, that advantage is so large it’s even illegal!

Verrelle Wyatt Physical Therapy

But when it comes to running, inside information isn’t illegal or even frowned upon. In fact, …

What To Do During the Off Season

The holidays have somehow snuck up on us and we’re all feeling the time crunch. How do we find time for our running when time is short?

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Parties, shopping, and kids’ concerts have a way of snagging our free …

Jason Koop on Coaching Competence and Smarter Training

‘Improvement’ is why I fell in love with running. Seeing my ability to run further or faster improve over time became intoxicating.

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Racing the 2-mile for Lexington High School, 2002.

My addiction to improvement and progress was, in hindsight, …

Inside My 2005 Training Log: How I Trained for Cross Country

Cross country was always my favorite season of running. Sweaty summer miles lead to fast, fall racing. What could be better?

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Perhaps my love for cross country is rooted in its team dynamic. It’s a lot more team-oriented than …

From Low Energy to High Mileage: How Jodi Turned Her Running Around

Twelve years ago, I had a Michael Phelps moment. I was eating nearly twice as much food and still feeling famished all day (I didn’t gain a pound, either).

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Here’s Jodi, leading the pack with high energy!

You see, …

How to Use ‘Performance Multipliers’ For Strength and Speed

Running is exciting because it’s cumulative; what you do this week helps you next month. And your training next month helps you next year!

Running performance multipliers

Like compound interest, training benefits increase with time. The physical systems (let’s not …

How to Run Faster Based on Your Runner Archetype

There are so many ways of improving: higher mileage, strength training, faster workouts… But if you want to know how to run faster, which is best for you?

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No matter who you are or how long you’ve been running, …