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Speed Workouts to Gauge Fitness

Measure your training progress for any distance race.<p>Every runner needs a "go-to" workout—an interval session, a goal-pace run, or other key workout to complete more than once during a training cycle. Whether you're prepping for a race or running to stay fit, doing the same workout regularly lets …

Marathons

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

The Running Technique That Can Reduce Your Risk of Injury

The secret to staying pain-free may lie in the length of your steps.<p>Every running fiend shares the same fear: getting sidelined with an injury—for months. A new University of Wisconsin study review shows there may be an easy way to avoid having to unlace your sneaks: shortening your stride.<p>After …

Why You Should Drop the Marathons for 5K Races

As runners work their way up the race-ladder in hopes of one day running a half marathon, a full marathon, or maybe even an ultra-marathon, the 5k …

Exercise

CrossFit Endurance for Running

In the book <i>Unbreakable Runner</i>, Power Speed Endurance creator Brian MacKenzie shows exercises and drills that will improve your form, meaning better …