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A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

3 Key Workouts Runners Should Do Every Week

<i>You may be able to race faster on three or four runs per week than you do on six or seven.</i><p>There are three key workouts that every runner should do …

Make Every Minute Count

Here's how to get faster, stronger, and fitter in however many minutes you can spare.<p>Developing speed is ideal for time-pressed runners because getting faster requires short, targeted efforts. "Quick bursts improve your ability to produce energy without using oxygen while strengthening muscles, all …

Perfect Day: What to Eat During Marathon Training - Women's Running

When you’re in the midst of a heavy training period, fueling is vital, says Tara Gidus, MS, RD, a runner and sports dietitian in Winter Park, Fla. …

The Body Shop: Happy Endings

Use these simple standing stretches after a run to help jump-start recovery.

How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

One-Hour Workout: Run And Strength Boot Camp

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s run and strength workout comes from …