Here's how to modify your race training to improve speed without wearing your body out. I'm training for my third marathon this fall and want to improve my speed without getting hurt. I've had a variety
There's aerobic and anaerobic... and there's also phosphocreatine. Interesting bit of trivia about energy use during exercise, from a new paper in the European Journal of Applied Physiology by researchers
Match the length of your recovery period to the goal of your workout. Whether you regularly rip through mile repeats or you're new to speedwork, you probably pay more attention to the time, pace, and of
Rev up your warmup to prep your body for hard efforts. You know the feeling. It's the first repeat of an interval workout, you're breathing like a steam engine, and your legs feel like they're caught quicksand.
A new study explores exactly what's happening at the famous threshold. Berkeley physiologist George Brooks is the man we have to thank for our current understanding of lactate -- for the view that it's
Pack on the muscle you want by busting the myth of the hard gainer I'VE BEEN CALLED A pencil, a string bean, skin and bones. I've heard the three words no man who cares about his physique ever wants to