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Anton Krupicka: Evolution of an Elite

Ariella Gintzler May 27, 2015 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 0

The pro trail runner reflects on injury and how it's changed up his training regimen

Anton “Tony” …

Fitness

10 Hilarious Trail-Running Bloggers You Should Be Following - Page 2

Yitka Winn May 26, 2015 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 0

An actor and improv comedian out of Los Angeles, Ethan Newberry produces light-hearted YouTube videos …

Marathons

3 Ways to Lace Up Your Running Shoes - Competitor.com

Lydiard Lacing

(also known as "straight bar lacing" or "parallel lacing")

Try this: if the top of your shoes feel tight or bind.

• Begin straight across …

Running Shoes

The Truth about Foam Rolling

Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise discovered that rolling after an …

Fitness

The 4 Toughest Sprint Workouts You Can Do

Overview

While the super-lean physique of an elite distance runner might not be your goal, just about anyone interested in fitness can benefit from a little pavement, track, and trail pounding. And if you’re short on time, serious sprint sessions are a huge bang-for-your-buck workout as they …

Fitness

5 Top Tricks of Trail Running

Spring has finally sprung, and with the great defrosting a whole new world of workouts has unfurled. For a top-tier cardio experience, we recommend …

Exercise

5 Workouts to Build Trail-Racing Strength

David Roche May 20, 2015 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 0

You signed up. Now it's time to get strong.

“Do you want to do this [insert adjective:

Fitness

Workout of the Week: Dylan Bowman's Lactate Threshold Repeats

Boost your fitness and improve your confidence with this challenging interval session.

Despite some immediate success in his first few years of racing …

Workouts

Why You Need Hills In Your Running Routine

Once you understand the benefits, beginning to run inclinces will make you stronger.

I'm new to running, so I'm reading as much as I can about training. Running hills is mentioned pretty often. Why is it important to include hills, and how do I incorporate them into my weekly training?

Mike

Dear …

Fitness

The Best Way to Run and Race Hills

Follow these three rules to find success on routes with many ups and downs.

If you want to run and race hills well, it all comes down to doing three things:

1. Running by effort rather than pace.

I coach my runners to train and race in three simple zones. The Yellow Zone is the one where you can …

Marathons

5 Unexpected Benefits of Running

As a three‐time marathoner, I've logged a lot of miles. While I can't say every mile was enjoyable, I love running because it has so many rewards. Of course some benefits are more obvious than others. I love to run because it helps me sleep better.

It makes me happy. It helps me maintain a healthy …

Marathons

11 Great Running Routes in American Cities

Nothing quite breaks the ice between you and a new city like sweat and some miles. But instead of logging them in the hotel treadmill, get some fresh …

U.S. Travel

How was your weekend running?

I once beat the marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto in a race. Only because he dropped out, admittedly, while I plodded on to the finish, but my “win” illustrates one thing at least: even the very best runners have bad days.

On Sunday, I had a bad day.

Three weeks after a big PB in the London …

Marathons

Training with Depleted Carbohydrate Stores

Study finds performance boost from low-carb interval sessions.

The "train low, race high" paradigm has been widely discussed over the past few years. The idea is that you do some training sessions with depleted carbohydrate stores, and this helps teach your body to burn fat more efficiently. Then …

Fitness

Why you should watch how your foot lands while running

A few years ago, researchers at the University of North Carolina asked runners which part of their foot struck the ground first when they ran. Of the 57 subjects, 37 identified themselves as forefoot strikers, while the rest said they were heel strikers.

The catch? When the runners were analyzed …

Marathons

A Runner’s Dream, Realized (video)

Ariella Gintzler May 13, 2015 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 0

A video profile of Brett Rivers, the trail runner and tech-industry refugee who turned his passion …

San Francisco Bay Area

Top 10 Dog Breeds for Trail Runners - Page 4

Jade Belzberg March 28, 2014 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 75

6. Jack Russell Terrier

Small and spunky, Jack Russells are athletic, excitable dogs that are happy …

Dogs

Protein for Runners 101

Not sure how much protein you need or how to get it? Here's a runner's guide to this powerful, essential nutrient.

It’s time for another session of Fuel School, and this time we’re heading back to the classroom for Intro to Protein 101.

So let’s start with the basics: Protein is an essential nutrient …

Protein

11 best running camps in the U.S.

You may think that sleep away camps are just for kids, but more and more adults are revisiting the childhood pastime, except now with a different goal in mind — to improve their running skills. Whether you're just starting to train for your first 5K or you're a seasoned marathoner, spending time in …

Fitness

High on Running

At half his old weight, a former addict ran the Boston Marathon. Four times in 24 hours.

David Clark used to rely on Vicodin, Percocet, or codeine—chased with Johnny Walker—to get through the day. The addict had lost an $8 million mattress company, weighed 320 pounds, was prediabetic, and had blood …

Running

Warming Up Before Your Run - Runner's World Magazine

It’s easy to overlook the importance of a good warmup. After all, it’s just the opening act before the real thing. But if you skip or skimp on your …

Running

The Ten Trail Running Essentials

Our Cascadia week would not be complete without hearing from the trail master himself, Scott Jurek.

While recently sharing stories of lost trail …

Outdoors

11 Ways My Dog Is Better Than a Coach

Doug Mayer May 13, 2015 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 2

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Lessons in trail running from man's best adventure buddy

Photos by Joe Klementovich

A few weeks ago, my …

Running

3 Ways to Increase Running Cadence for Speed

Cadence can vary from runner to runner depending on stride length, height and other factors. Photo: www.shutterstock.comWork on your leg turnover by

Exercise

The Two Best Speed Workouts For New Runners - Page 4 of 4

Sample 8-Week Training Program

After two months of once-a-week surges and progression runs, Suzanne knew what it felt like to run fast, recover and …

Fitness

Why Older Runners Are Ultrarunners

How far will an aging ultradistance runner go?

On March 1, the day after his 80th birthday, Bill Dodson of Mountain View, Calif., tested his limits.

On a frigid day in Caumsett State Park on Long Island — competing in a 50-kilometer (31-mile) race that was also serving as the USA Track & Field …

Running

Strength Training for Distance Runners: Core and Lower Body Conditioning

Late this winter, certified strength and conditioning trainer, running coach, and competitive athlete, Cody Harter teamed up with MEN'S FITNESS and …

Exercise

Cross-training a key part of a runner’s regimen — especially as they age

Elise Yanover’s body showed no signs of strain as she laced up the day before her 10-kilometre run.

It was a far different story when she took part in the downhill race.

Already overtrained and exhausted from a gruelling fitness regimen, the 10K quickly took its toll on the elite triathlete. Yanover …

Fitness

How to Pick a Running Goal

How to select—and hit—the perfect goal for you.

Pursuing a goal is a great way to get motivated and unlock your potential—as long as it's a target tailored to your abilities and ambitions. The trick is to set objectives that are within reach—if they're too ambitious, you risk frustration, burnout, …

Fitness