The Truth About Static Stretching for Runners

Static stretching was probably introduced to you when you first started running. Hell, you probably stretched before you ever went running!

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But it’s time to confront the conventional wisdom that runners need static stretching, especially before a run.

We …

Running for Enlightenment with Filmmaker Sanjay Rawal

Running gives us far more than better health and brag-worthy PR’s. It helps us discover our limits, pursue personal growth, and learn more about what makes us tick as human beings.

Sanjay Rawal

Sanjay enjoying a run

Many of us start …

9 Ways to Avoid Running Burnout During a Long Season

Longevity. If I had to pick one word to define my ideal relationship with running, that would be it.

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Sadly, these adjectives are probably far more common for many runners: Stress. Injury. Running Burnout.

No matter how much we …

Meb Keflezighi: The Molding of a Distance Runner

Meb Keflezighi is one of the best distance runners ever to run for the United States. He’s also humble, curious, thoughtful, and an ambassador to the sport admired by legions of fans around the world.

Meb Keflezighi Marathon

If you’re not familiar …

Dr. Mike Young Explains Metcon Workouts for Runners

There are so many types of training sessions available to runners. But most of us have never tried Metcon workouts – so Dr. Mike Young is here to explain them for us.

Dr. Mike Young

Metcon workouts are also known as …

How Strength Training Can Result in Massive Marathon PR’s

Can you imagine a football player who did no strength training? It’s hard to imagine. But for some reason, many runners think it’s perfectly fine to skip their own strength work.

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Kevin enjoying the fruits of his strength training

Do Runners Really Need a Foam Roller?

The foam roller is a trusted companion to runners everywhere. But are we using a foam roller correctly? And are they necessary at all?

How to Use a Foam Roller

Flashback to 1998: I just started running. Smart watches were a fantastical sci-fi dream and …

Beth Skwarecki, the Health Editor of Lifehacker, on Health & Fitness Trends

Beth Skwarecki is the author of two books and the Health Editor of Lifehacker. She’s here to dispel fitness and health myths that might be leading us astray.

Beth Skwarecki

You might have come across Beth’s work. As one of the …

Lindsey Hein on Elites, Podcasting for Runners, and Training with Kids

Lindsey Hein is the host behind the I’ll Have Another podcast for runners. And after 160+ episodes, she’s ready to share what she’s learned from pro runners around the world.

Lindsey Hein

Lindsey has always been a runner. She ran cross …

The 3-Step Process to Recover From a Marathon

A marathon is often a bucket-list goal for runners. Months – or even years – are spent training to finish 26.2 miles. But how are you supposed to recover from a marathon?

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Because of its distance at 26.2 miles …