The ITB Rehab Routine – Video Demonstration

IT Band Syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most frustrating injuries for runners. But there’s a way to run pain-free again!

running with it band syndrome

I know a thing or two about having an injured IT band. After the New York City Marathon …

Developing Running Coordination and Athleticism (Or, Preventing One-Dimensional Fitness)

Runners can be in great shape, but most of them aren’t very athletic. Two of the worst basketball players I’ve ever seen were three-season runners. Ask most runners to hurdle, dribble a soccer ball, or cut back and forth …

The Four Hour Body: Can it Improve Your Running?

Lose 20 pounds in 30 days. Engineer the perfect night’s sleep. Triple your testosterone. Reverse injuries. Go from 5k to 50k in 12 Weeks.

Is it possible?

These are the claims by Timothy Ferriss, author of The Four Hour

Running Through Fatigue: Should You Run After a Hard Workout?

In a normal training cycle, long runs and fast workouts will cause soreness. This is a normal part of running – and not something you should completely avoid!

Running after a Hard Workout

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As Steve Magness points out, muscle soreness from a …

The Gym Jones Approach to Distance Running

Pretty much anything Mark Twight offered up was so difficult in the kind of way where you wish you had never been born – and even more than that, wished he had never been born.” – Gerard

How to Treat Injuries Like an Elite: Healing ITBS in Five Days

Two weeks ago, I set out to run 11 miles with a few 30 second sprints near the end in my old Nike XC spikes. It was supposed to be a standard distance run with some turnover work, …

Strength Exercises for Runners: It’s Time to Level Up Your Running

Running injuries happen for so many reasons – aggressive mileage increases, running too fast on your easy days, poor running form, muscle imbalances, and lack of recovery between hard workouts. Do you notice a theme here? All of these

Laying the Fitness Foundation: How to Skip the Intro Training Plan for Beginners

Have you ever met a successful runner who has only been running for a few months? I have. There are certain people who seem to jump into running and are able to perform at a competitive level. How do

Five Workout Videos to Inspire and Motivate Your Running

Have you dreamed of effortlessly sprinting through the woods with the warm sun on your back?  Or maybe carving your abs out of granite?  If you’re looking to get in the best shape of your life, these videos provide …

Born to Run is Not Only About Barefoot Running: How Christopher McDougall Really Became an Ultra Runner

If you take a poll in most running circles and ask, “What is Christopher McDougall’s book Born to Run about?” you will most likely get the same answer: barefoot running.  And it’s simply not true.

Questioning our need for …