Erich Mundt

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The Right Cross-Training Activity to Crush Your Fitness Goals

Want to learn how to run faster or jump higher? Augment your athletic prowess with complementary cross-training for running, cycling, tennis, and more<p>…

How Often Should I Strength Train?

Just like when you add more miles, the key is to build gradually.<p><i>Jason asks: I'm trying to work strength training into my running routine, something I've never done before. I found a brief workout with dumbbells that includes deadlifts, squats, lunges, and squat thrusts. I did it for the first time</i> …

Best Cardio Workouts for People Who Hate Cardio, Running

You rarely hear anyone say, "I just love cardio!”. But it's a necessary evil for staying healthy, losing weight, and/or maintaining a healthy BMI (not to mention a whole host of heart benefits). How to deal? I've tested a gazillion workouts as part of my job, and I've found that the best way to …

Half Marathon Training for Beginners

Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half-marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week -- and one mile -- at a time. With a positive mind-set, smart pacing, and strategic walk breaks, …

Pacing 101

<b>The Talk Test</b><p>When you first start running, don't worry too much about pacing by the numbers. Instead, aim to log your miles at an easy to moderate …

Speed-Building Hills Sprints That Sculpt All Over

Tackle tough hills—minus the huffing and puffing—with running drills and strength exercises that'll improve your stamina and speed, no matter the …

Why Do Some Runs Feel So Freaking Hard?

Even if your sights aren’t set on running a marathon, we’ve all had those days when you slow to a walk during a three-mile jog—even though you easily …

Marathons

How To Motivate Yourself Through Something You Hate

Whether you’re running a marathon or running to the grocery store at 6 p.m., we all have moments where we find ourselves in the middle of things we’d …

Marijuana marathon races look to break stoner stigma

Marijuana users on the west coast are running, or walking, away from the popular image of the Jeff Spicoli-like pot smoker.<p>420 Games is a Marin …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

Jun 28, 2018<p>Considering your first half marathon? Go ahead and sign up. These running tips will guide you straight to the finish line.<p>Mar 12, 2018<p>How to get faster without hurting your performance, and all of your other deep-burning training qualms, solved by experts.<p>Nov 13, 2017<p>Make sure you’re …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

There are many different types of dynamic cardio workouts that give you a stellar calorie burn, while sculpting muscle at the same time. Try these five workouts on for size -- but, instead of going through the motions, maximize your efforts with the expert-approved tips below.<p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel</i> …

Should You Run More or Run Faster?

A new study uses heart-rate variability to predict which training is best for different people.<p>One of the key points that I and many others took away from David Epstein’s book <i>The Sports Gene</i> a few years ago was that different people respond to different types of training. This isn’t a radical new …

The Best Way to Catch Your Breath During a Workout — According to Science

<i>No matter how experienced of a runner you are, some days it's harder to catch your breath than others. Read on for the most effective method of catching your breath the next time you're out on a jog from our friends at Men's Health.</i><p>Exercise form is important for increasing your gains and protecting …

Washington University

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Running on an empty stomach can be good for burning fat, but run for too long with nothing in your system and your body can start chomping away at those hard-earned muscles, too. Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can …

9 Running Experiences Every Runner Will Relate To

The angry run, the run in the rain, the loops around your ex's apartment...

Kenneth Mungara Breaks His Own Masters World Marathon Record

Kenyan, 41, runs 2:08:42 to win Gold Coast Marathon in Australia.<p>Kenneth Mungara of Kenya broke his own masters world marathon record on Sunday as he won Australia’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2:08:42.<p>Mungara, 41, first set the record with a 2:08:44 victory in Milan on April 12. That …

Berlin Marathon Will Have Another Fast Field

One year after the Berlin Marathon made global headlines with Kenyan Dennis Kimetto’s 2:02:57 world-record time, organizers today teased their elite …

Gender Pay Gap Persists in Soccer, Not in Running

Prize money is the same for men and women on the track.<p>At the USATF Outdoor Championships at the end of June, the prize for winning a national title—other than a spot on the world championships team—was $7,000. The prize money was the same for men and women.<p>Not all sports are created equal, …

The Machine That’s Churning Out Triathlon’s Future Female Olympians

Never has an American triathlete won Olympic silver or gold. But in the build-up to Rio 2016, American triathletes have dominated international competitions, and are poised to step up to the top levels of the podium at next year’s Olympics—all because of a special recruitment program started six …

Do ice baths help or hurt your training?

Over the last few years, there's been lots of debate about the pros and cons of ice baths (and, more generally, of any technique that promises to …

Exercise

5K Training Plan: 6 Weeks to a Faster 5K

You can improve your fitness for a 5K in just 6 weeks by following our training plan.If you’re interested in fine-tuning your fitness before the end …

Marathon legends returning to Chicago race

The last two women to set U.S. records in the marathon are planning to mark victory anniversaries by running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 11.<p>For Deena Kastor, the current U.S. record-holder at 2 hours, 19 minutes, 36 seconds, it will be 10 years since she made her Chicago debut by …

Marathon Training: 3 Ways to Never Bonk Again

<b></b>Marathon Training: 3 Ways to Never Bonk AgainDuring the 2005 New York City Marathon, Benjamin Rapoport crashed hard—his legs were racked with pain …

Pre-season: Running to the point of exhaustion

<b>Profusely sweating, panting for air and feeling lunch turning in my stomach - I thought to myself 'Why did I volunteer for this?'</b><p>A feeling every professional footballer has when thinking about pre-season is pure dread - even while the tans are being topped up on a beach far, far away from a sweaty …

What's the Difference Between Pushing Hard and Overtraining?

Your body will tell you if you're overdoing it—you just have to listen.<p><i>I’m coming back from two injuries and a serious bout of overtraining last season. How do I know when I’ve crossed the line from pushing hard to overdoing it? —</i><i>Jeffrey</i><p>First, you need to learn the difference between pushing hard …

Marathons

3 Awesome Trails to Run in New Zealand

In March, ultrarunners Jason Schlarb and Jeremy Wolf traveled to New Zealand on a mission to deepen their friendship, learn to drive an RV on the left side of the road, and inspire us with beautiful images of remote trails. Two of those things actually happened.<p>“Spending two weeks with a good buddy …

5 Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Know

Five essential routines for strength and flexibility<p>We took the most common running goals and asked the experts to target yoga routines that will help you run longer, stronger, and faster.<p><b>1. You Want: Total-body fitness (not just legs)</b> <b>You Need: Upper-body strength</b>Running motions lead to very tight …

Runner With Parkinson's Disease Qualifies for Boston Marathon

After two falls in the final stretch, Michael Westphal gets up for a strong finish.<p>The finish line of The Great Run marathon was meters away.<p>Michael Westphal, a 58-year-old carpenter, had run an almost perfect race. The sunny, 70-degree day through his hometown of Cranberry Island, Maine, had …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …