4 Actionable Ways to Improve Your Running Today

Running advice that’s actionable makes me giddy. I love training tips that work and are easily implemented into your plan no matter what race you’re preparing for.

Blue Mountains

Last week I was interviewed by John Sifferman for nearly 90 minutes …

Video: How Do I Avoid the Infamous “Marathon Bonk?”

The 2008 New York City Marathon was one of the worst experiences of my life.

I was cocky even though my training was sub-par. I under-fueled and ran several tough miles too fast (fine… WAY too fast).

After the …

How Rob Ran an 18 Minute Marathon PR (with no injuries)

Imagine that you’re in great shape. You’re really fit.

So you want to tackle a marathon.

You register and line up on race day… only to hit the wall at mile 20, walk a few miles, and finish much …

The Best of Strength Running: Endurance and Marathon Training

This is the second article in a 3-part series focusing on the best material on Strength Running. Today, we dive into endurance.

Endurance Marathon Training

I’m personally fascinated with gaining endurance and increasing aerobic capacity. It’s so seemingly simple (run more) …

Debunking “Chronic Cardio:” How Running Keeps you Lean, Fit, and Young

Did you know that some people think running isn’t a good form of exercise – and even that it’s downright dangerous? Are they nuts?!

Chronic Cardio

Recently I got an email from Bhavesh who asked me to comment on Mark Sisson’s …

How to Train for Warrior Dash (And Win With No Experience)

Recently I surprised the hell out of myself and beat 16,659 other people to win Warrior Dash.

With no experience training for Warrior Dash or with any of the obstacles.

Training for Warrior Dash

I was more surprised than anyone. Who me? I …

“Mileage!” And other valuable lessons from April

Recently I asked a running friend of mine, “Quick, gut reaction answer: what is my potential in the marathon in the next three years?”

He answered, “2:33, give or take.”

Then came the qualifier. He added, IF you

How to Find Your Training Sweet Spot: March’s Training Journal

Finding your training sweet spot can be the holy grail of training. You’ll always know when to push yourself, when to back off the effort level, and how to enjoy running more than ever.

Be Happy with Your Training Sweet Spot

So what’s a training sweet …

My Interview with Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein: Training, Structural Fitness, and…Power Cleans

Dathan Ritzenhein graduated high school with six National Championship titles.

He left the University of Colorado with four All-America titles, a national title at cross country, and the school record  in the 10,000m in 27:38.50.

Dathan Ritzenhein Interview

Since turning pro, Dathan’s …

The Principle of Progression: How to Consistently Get Faster

A lot of runners are realizing that mainstream advice is leaving them injured, frustrated, and slow:

“I booked a sports physio session. They said to give it a weeks rest and see how it feels. Well….here I am 3