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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 …

Strength Training for New Marathoners

How to incorporate strength exercises into training for your first marathon.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I will be training for Big Sur, my first marathon, this spring. I want to add strength training twice a week to my running routine. Are there any specific exercises you would recommend? I do not belong to a gym,</i> …

Marathons

10 Elements of a Kick Ass Marathon (or 1/2) Training Plan

There are tons of cookie-cutter marathon and half marathon plans out there. They can be found in books, magazines and online. And, they come for the …

3 Running Mistakes That Can Pack on the Pounds

While running burns lots of calories, some people will actually see the number on the scale stay the same—or even increase. Here are three tips to …

Fitness

I Could Never Do That

I’m so excited to introduce the <b>awesomeness</b> that is Allie from Vita – Train for Life. I love her no nonsense <b>just do it</b> approach to running and life. …

Motivation - The Running Bug

Bourdain on Mexico

On his personal Tumblr, <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> offers some thoughts to accompany the upcoming <i>Parts Unknown</i> Mexico episode: "As much as we think we know and love it, we have barely scratched the surface of what Mexican food really is. It is NOT melted cheese over a tortilla chip ... It could be, should be,</b> …

Backblogged: Our Five Favorite Sentences of the Week

“What seems implausible to me is a lifetime of absolute normalcy, a world in which there are no invasions, occupations, or wars, no poverty or dictators, no earthquakes or cholera.” Edwidge Danticat remembers Gabriel García Márquez, who died on Thursday at the age of eighty-seven, and the magic he …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

The Samantha Test

In 1966, Joseph Weizenbaum, a professor of computer science at M.I.T., wrote a computer program called Eliza, which was designed to engage in casual conversation with anybody who sat down to type with it. Eliza worked by latching on to keywords in the user’s dialogue and then, in a kind of …

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Marathons

Morrissey, you're a fraud

If you think there's been a tad too much coverage of the newly released autobiography of a 54-year-old expat who was a culturally relevant force sometime back in the last millennium, then you are, perhaps, showing your age. You're under 40, perhaps, or over 50. You were not yet born, or still at …

Too Little Sleep May Lead to Cookie Jar

New study finds link between sleep and junk food cravings.<p>Not getting enough sleepmakes us more likely to reach for unhealthy foods like doughnuts and pizza, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley.<p>Researchers measured the brain activity of 23 healthy young adults after …

Sleep

3 Simple Ways To Add Speed And Endurance

<i>Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy.</i><p>Over the past several years, athletes have continued to defy the odds …

How to Use a Foam Roller

Six pre- and postrun routines to boost flexibility and recovery.<p>If you use a foam roller only to rehab injured muscles, you're not getting the most out of it. A roller—which looks like a firm log—can be a valuable part of a healthy runner's warmup and cooldown routine, says Michael Clark, Ph.D., a …

Exercise

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

Making Running A Habit

Follow these 4 steps, and gradually exercise will become a no-brainer.<p>After a few weeks of running, you'll begin to believe that there's something to this “runner’s high” thing. Feel-good brain chemicals—like dopamine and endocannabinoids—will be released while you’re on the road, and you’ll feel …

Will Power

Flashback: Watch the Smiths Play Their Third Concert

Very few rock groups are born fully formed. Even the greats often take years to find the right lineup, compose stellar material and develop a …

smiths

Run Faster By Improving Your Lactate Clearance Rate

<i>Lactic acid itself isn’t responsible for the muscle fatigue that causes you to do the skeleton dance at the end of a race.</i><p>Despite what you might be …

Strong Is The New Skinny Strength Training Workout

Consider this a PSA: No matter how much weight you lift, you will never look like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Ever.<p>An underlying fear of developing bulky …