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The Best Running Training Plans

There’s a lot of nonsense floating around the internet, and navigating the tides of misinformation poses a continuous challenge.When seeking online guidance for how to prepare for a running race, a poor choice can leave you injured, overtrained, and in the unenviable position of having wasted weeks …

Marathons

The Best Speed Workouts for Every Distance

“Don’t dream of winning. Train for it.” Mo Farah’s contribution to the canon of inspirational quotes may not win any awards for creativity, but the four-time Olympic gold medalist makes a solid point. Anyone can fantasize about athletic success. Doing what it takes to make success a reality, …

30-Minute Summer Dinners, 20 Ways

There is a lot of lounging by the pool and the beach that needs to happen over the summer, which sometimes makes finding the time to cook up dinner a …

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If You Love Mexican Food, You'll Go Crazy for These Chicken Taco Soup Recipes

Everyone knows about Taco Tuesday, but we are firm believers that every day should be a taco day. Sometimes we want to take in all of the goodness of …

Sweet Potato & Avocado Green Salad

On a recent trip to Kansas for a friend’s wedding, I came to the realization that airplane food is just never going to do it for me.There are rarely …

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Asian Chicken Salad (Whole30 / Paleo)

Sorry for the lack of updates lately. I’ve been super busy with developing a whole lot of new recipes for Cookit, sponsors, and keeping myself busy …

Why short, 30-second bursts will make you a faster runner

Photo: Matt Stetson.<p>A hard effort in training doesn’t always have to be a session of repeats on the track.<p>Speed training comes in a number of forms, …

Marathons

What Is The Best Age For Running Marathons?

In 2014, in an attempt to nail down the golden age for marathon racing, Spanish researchers analyzed the New York Marathon finishing times of over …

Marathons

How I Broke 20 Minutes in the 5K (and Why I Wanted To)

The race was agony, but seeing the clock made it all worthwhile.<p><b>When I got back</b> into running after a break in college, I took on half marathons, then fulls, running a PR of 3:31 in the 2014 Chicago Marathon. I trained with the North Brooklyn Runners, and most of my teammates were marathoners. But a …

How to run your best 10k, reveals a top running coach

Training tips from the man in the know<p>It's sometimes hard to know how best to train for a 10k – whether you're taking part for pure fun and enjoyment</i> …

13 Experienced Marathon Runners Share Their One Piece Of Advice For First Timers

'Put Vaseline EVERYWHERE'<p>This year’s London Marathon is fast approaching (23 April) and participants are psyching up for 26.2 miles of blood, sweat, …

See How To Make The Easiest Pre-Run Breakfast

Lottie Bildirici, food blogger at Running On Veggies, shows Cynthia Martinez, who is gearing up for her second Boston Marathon, the perfect pre-run …

Video Discovery Still Sucks

Our favorite cliche is inching closer to reality: we can <i>almost</i> watch <b>whatever</b> we want, <b>whenever</b> we want, <b>wherever</b> we want.<p>Over the last several years …

Ready, Set, Run! Training Plans for a 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon

5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon Training Plans<p>Run a 5K in 6 Weeks<p><b>Why try it:</b> Running can kick-start a healthier lifestyle or help you bust through a …

Marathons

From Zero To Ultra in 12 Months: How I Did It

<b>In your fitness life, one of the greatest challenges you can undertake is to run an ultra marathon.</b> While the thought of running a marathon (26.2 …

Exercise

Power Poses

Take 10 minutes to strengthen key muscles for better running this spring.<p>With its shorter days and less favorable conditions, winter is the perfect time to run a little less and strength-train a little more. Strung together, these six yoga poses form a routine that builds the abdominals, back, …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

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Pillow Talk

Gentle yoga restores weary muscles.<p>After a long run or race, your legs, back, and shoulders feel sore, achy, and tight. Practicing a few simple restorative yoga poses can help you regain range of motion, reduce swelling in your legs, and improve circulation to speed your recovery. Do this sequence …

Couch to Half Marathon Training Plan! - Women's Running

Running a half marathon seemed like a fun idea when your friend talked you into it a few months ago. But now that it’s time to hit the road, you may …

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 …

5 great TED Talks for athletes

The world of athletics is brutal. Athletes put themselves through grueling workout schedules and intense competitions, pushing their bodies and minds …

Cool-downs and Stretching: Three Yoga Poses Every Triathlete Should Be Doing Post-Workout

The importance of cooling down and stretching should be a ‘no-brainer’ for most athletes and fitness junkies. And yet, many people skip this vital …

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Training advice - The Running Bug

Become a Better Runner! - Women's Running

<i>Take our 30-day tip sheet to heart and you’ll run stronger and faster in one month’s time!</i><p><b>1. Buy new gear.</b> Purchase a pair of shoes, running skirt or …