Coach Abby Stanley on Athletic Development and Making the Most of Your Training

One of the more interesting questions a coach can be asked is, “How do I keep improving for years and years?” How provocative! And valuable!

 

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Baseline Mileage: A Better Way to Boost Weekly Running Mileage

Your weekly running mileage is one of the most important aspects of training to track over time. If there’s one training metric that predicts performance, it’s your total weekly volume.

Weekly Running Mileage

When it comes to weekly mileage, there are a …

How to Run a Faster Marathon: A Case Study

Running a faster marathon is a daunting challenge. The fitness needed to run 26.2 miles faster than ever takes time, patience, and strategy to develop.

Jason Philly Marathon

I might’ve run 2:39:32, but I didn’t look great in the last mile…

You’re …

Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher On Mileage, Diet, and How We Can Make a Difference

Clare Gallagher rocked the ultra running world by winning the 2016 Leadville 100 in her first attempt at the distance. And now she’s giving her best advice to us!

Clare Gallagher ultra runner

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She recently sat down to discuss …

Dr. Jordan Metzl on Having a Strong Butt and Staying Healthy

Dr. Jordan Metzl wants you to strengthen your butt. It’s integral to running healthier, happier, and with far fewer injuries.

Dr. Jordan Metzl

As the biggest muscle group in the body, the glutes power your stride. When they work well, they give …

How Physical Therapist Chris Johnson Prevents Running Injuries

Preventing your next running injury should always be a top goal for runners. And physical therapist Chris Johnson is here to offer his expertise.

Chris Johnson Physical Therapist

Repetitive stress injuries – or overuse injuries – affect every runner sooner or later. At …

The Ingredients of Improvement: How Doug Hay Progressed Over 10 Years

Progress is what made me fall in love with running in 1998. If I put in the work, I improved – and that was intoxicating.

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Jason leading a 2-mile in 2002

In hindsight, running is what created my growth …

Lindsay Crouse on Investing in Women, Breakthroughs, and Running Journalism

Linday Crouse is changing how the sport of running operates – from inside of it but also as a journalist breaking some of the biggest stories in sports.

Lindsay Crouse NYT

If the nameĀ Lindsay Crouse sounds familiar, you’ve probably read some …

What’s the Best Running Cadence? How to Know Your Ideal Step Rate

In 2010, my obsession with running form peaked. I started caring about things that I never thought of before, like running cadence, foot strike, and how shoes impacted our form.

Jason Running Cadence

Working on my turnover in the mountains of Colorado

How Should Runners Plan Strength Training? 2 Critical Ingredients

Runners have a nearly endless selection of exercises, routines, workouts, and classes to plan their strength training. But how can they decide how best to get stronger as a runner?

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Having fun with my strength training…

When you try …