Running Technique Made Simple: 3 Fixes to Upgrade Your Form

We’ve all heard that “running is just putting one foot in front of the other.” But is running technique really that simple?

Running Technique

The complicated answer is that running technique is both simple and complex.

It’s simple because every human …

Glute Strengthening for Runners: How to Get Started

Big butts, I cannot lie: they’re great for runners. But our glute muscles are often neglected – and that’s leaving a lot of runners injured.

glute strengthening

The glutes are really made up of three separate muscles that make your booty …

Is a Running Form Analysis Right For You?

You’ve probably heard about running form analysis or know someone who has been through it. But do you know what it is exactly, or if you can benefit?

Running Form

Let’s be clear from the start about what it’s not: Going …

Run Healthy Forever: Drills and Recovery Advice for a Lifetime of Pain-Free Running

Speed and Personal Bests are exciting. But have you thought about the longevity of your running career?

Run Healthy

Odds are that if running is important to you, you’ll want to run healthy for the rest of your life.

Accomplished runner …

Speed Training 101: How to Improve Your Top End Running Speed

During college workouts when my existence shrank into a singularity of suffering and time stalled, I remember laughing at the sprinters. You call THAT a speed workout?!

Speed Training Sprint Development

But it was – and I didn’t know what I was talking …

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, …

How to Find Your Best Stride with Coach Jonathan Beverly

Whenever I’m asked about running form, I nearly have a panic attack. What should I say when I’m so conflicted?!

Jason Running

Working on my split-leg game since 1998

You see, I don’t like to steer runners in the wrong direction. …

Dr. Mike Young on Speed Development, Sprinting, and Lifting for Speed

The more complex a movement, the more skill is needed to perform it well. Sprinting is one of those complex movements.

Speed Development Sprinting

There’s no doubt that running as fast as you can – an all-out sprint – requires a high …

Do “fast” runners run differently than “slow” runners?

Recently I filmed part of the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon to look at the form of different runners. And today, I want your help!

Running Form

Running form is often a controversial topic. Nike Oregon Project Head Coach Alberto …

7 Running Drills to Improve Speed, Form and Efficiency

When I first started performing running drills, I felt silly. Aren’t neon short shorts embarrassing enough?!

Running Form Drills

Now I had to include skips, hops, and other form drills. It made me feel silly to prance around like this – until …