The 1% Approach to Massive Personal Bests

Would you like to be a strong, healthy runner who barely has to worry about injuries? If so, join the club…

Staying healthy is the …

Courtney Frerichs on Long-Term Success: Gymnastics, Strength Training, and Teammates

Last August, we witnessed the most electrifying track race in history at the World Championships: the women’s 3,000m Steeplechase:

Before this race, no American woman had ever won a medal in the steeple …

Shake-Ups: Cool Down Exercises for Maximum Recovery

At the college level, it seemed that we spent as much time doing non-running training than we did running (and we ran 80+ miles per week!).

Cool Down Exercises

Even though we were running nearly an hour and a half every day, …

Training for a Marathon? My 4 Favorite Marathon Workouts

The marathon might be the most challenging distance that “normal people” race – and for good reason.

Marathon Training

At 26.2 miles and lasting the better part of a workday for most runners, it will test you in ways no shorter …

How to Fix 5 Running Errors that Increase Your Risk of Injury

POP QUIZ: Do you know why most runners get injured? I bet you don’t…

Running Injuries

To answer this question, many runners will go through a laundry list of issues that might cause an injury:

  • I wore the wrong pair of

Elite Runners on Failure: How 6 Pro Runners Deal with Disappointment

Runners are a unique breed of athlete: our sport is so hard, we know that we’ll fail often. And that’s what makes us better!

Running Fail

Have you ever attempted a Personal Best, only to have that race be more of …

Devon Yanko – Leadville Trail 100 Champ – on Recovery and Prevention

Meet Devon Yanko. On August 19, 2017 she won the Leadville Trail 100 – a race where 9,200 feet altitude is the lowest you’ll experience on the course.

Devon Yanko Leadville Trail 100

She finished in 20:46:29, averaging 12:28 per mile – a …

Olympian Alexi Pappas on How Not to be Boring

Have you ever been around somebody who’s downright fascinating? They’re a never-ending stream of hilarious stories, wise observations, and boundless curiosity.

Fun Run

Anytime I find somebody like this, I hold onto them forever. These people light up the world.…

For More Strength, Use Progression in the Weight Room

Fast runners have one thing in common: they produce a lot of force, meaning they’re capable of strong muscular contractions.

Strong Runner

Those strong muscle contractions translate into speed.

Just think: if you want a bouncy ball to to bounce …

Orthopedic Surgeon David Geier on Injury Prevention for Kids

Some of you might know that I have two little kids. When they’re not throwing food on the floor, they’re practicing their drills: