Pro Dana Giordano on Betting on Yourself, Taking Risks, and Making Running More Fun

Chances are, when you think of a pro runner, you think of a young excelling athlete who has been provided the opportunity to get paid for doing what they love.

 

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Injury Expert Jay Dicharry on the 4 Physical Skills Needed for Pain-Free Running

Stability and mobility are both important aspects of athleticism. What exactly do these terms mean and how can runners incorporate them into their training to stay healthy and pain-free?

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Runners often see a lot of buzzwords about the training …

Tom “Tinman” Schwartz on Smart Training and the Secret Sauce of Tinman Elite

What qualities come to mind about athletes participating in team sports? Perhaps you’re thinking cooperative, supportive, uplifting, or energetic. Now what about individual sports?

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Solo athletes may appear more competitive and self-focused, but we can’t …

Behind-the-Scenes of a Major Marathon: Eli Asch on Directing Big Races

A curious trend happened this year. Amidst a global pandemic, more marathons have been logged than before, despite nearly zero official races being held.

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Not only are people running more, they are running faster! At least that is what …

Noah Droddy on Rapid Improvement and Engineering Your Next Performance Breakthrough

Leaps forward in performance are every runner’s dream. What if we could bottle up the secret sauce for it and share with everyone?

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While we can’t bottle up improvement, we can learn the lessons of improvement from those who …

Olympian Molly Huddle: How to Stay Driven, Be a Role Model, and Run Mentally Tough

The global pandemic put an end to our races and, for many, our commitment to training. But at least we still have running memes.

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(No judgement here, check out these running memes for a laugh.)

The reality is that …

Professor Shawn Bearden on the Science of Ultramarathons

Do ultramarathons seem to be reserved for ultra athletes? If you’ve ever wondered, dabbled in, or been curious about ultras – you’ll be inspired by episode 157 of the Strength Running Podcast.

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Let’s break down ultramarathon basics first: an …

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!

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She recently sat down to discuss …

Weight Lifting for Runners: Six Surprising Lessons from a Pro Strength Coach

I love runners who want to improve. They’re learning animals, always vacuuming up knowledge about this great sport.

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It’s not how much you lift, it’s how good you look doing it. More on Instagram

And I have to …

How OCR Phenom Amelia Boone and Trail Rockstar David Roche Prevent Injuries

Earlier this year, I worked with nearly a dozen professional runners to discover their injury prevention secrets.

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Runners like Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein and 100k National Champion Devon Yanko.

Runners like World Mountain Running champion Joseph Gray and two-time winner …