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The Best Speed Workouts for Every Distance

“Don’t dream of winning. Train for it.” Mo Farah’s contribution to the canon of inspirational quotes may not win any awards for creativity, but the four-time Olympic gold medalist makes a solid point. Anyone can fantasize about athletic success. Doing what it takes to make success a reality, …

Marathons

The 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The last thing any runner, mountain biker, or rock climber wants to do is take their strength training to the (not so great) indoors. But like it or not, strength training is a critical part of an endurance workout regimen. It prevents muscle imbalances, protects you from injury, and increases …

Workouts

Interviewing Donald Trump: how to get straight answers from difficult people

Simon Hattenstone has spent a professional lifetime asking questions people don’t want to answer. With Trump, we have a corker – but he has some tips<p>The man’s certainly got chutzpah. Donald’s Trump’s response to the question about the rise in antisemitism in America since his election is obviously …

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Running a marathon is a terrible fitness goal – here’s why

Is there any greater time of year than now for fitness optimism? For some, this will be the year they lose that unshakable 20 pounds. Or finally start eating right, dammit. Many others will resolve to run a marathon.<p>If you happen to be one of those brave souls who has vowed to tackle the most …

Marathons

Best of the Best Part 3: The Top Running Articles of 2016

Before you lace up your shoes for your first run of 2017, kick back by the fire and get caught up on all the need-to-know running advice we had on …

How to run at your best when you’re 45-54

While the increase in your recovery time and the decline in top performances can’t be ignored, this age can be one of the most rewarding of a …

Coming Back Stronger From a Running Injury

If you are a triathlete or runner, having someone tell you that you need to stop running due to an injury is worse than just about anything you can …

Work Hardest at Rest

Turns out we’ve all vastly overemphasized the getting-stronger-and-faster part of being fit. The real secret to optimal performance is taking care of yourself—starting with getting a better night’s sleep.<p>Safeguard Your Sleep<p>Sleep is important—we know this. Don’t get enough and we’re prone to being …

Exercise

Here’s How Much Slower You Run In the Heat

The same running workout feels harder on a hot day than on a cool one, and it’s not just your imagination. We really do slow down in the heat—at …

Marathons
Exercise

How Long Does It Take to Adjust to Heat?

Training in the heat can make you faster in both hot and cool conditions.<p>There’s been lots of recent interest in heat acclimation, the physiological adjustments your body makes in response to repeated exercise in hot conditions, for a couple of reasons. One is that we’re learning more about the …

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David Sedaris Interview with Jonathan Ross

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

Yoga

12 Exercises To Build Your Running Body | Competitor.com

1. Inchworm Plank<p>The inchworm plank helps to awaken your muscles, working both flexibility and strength. And if you’re not very flexible, it’s okay …

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Hal Koerner's Ultrarunning Commandments | Outside Online

Hal Koerner manages to remain insanely competitive and also keep up a reputation as one of the happiest people on the planet. Now, the hordes of distance-running fanatics who look up to him can rejoice: the new <i>Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning</i> is <i></i>a comprehensive tome on the training, gear, …

Running