John Nicholas Scott

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Setting Goals To Support Your Dreams In Sport and Life

‘Tis the season to wring out the past year and ring in the new year! While I regularly set daily, weekly and monthly goals, I do like to take …

How to Set a Long Term Running Goal

How to pick and train for a worthy goal that is six, nine, or 12 months out.<p>As you set your goals for the New Year, consider planning beyond your next race or even your next season and choosing an ambitious long-term target. "If you're just looking at lots of short cycles, it's hard to reach your …

Indoor Workouts to Break from Outdoor Weather

Try cardio machines for your body and mind.<p>It's not uncommon for runners to forego other forms of exercise. Running is what we love, after all. But cross-training plays an important role in improvement. It gives our running muscles a chance to recover while strengthening underused muscle groups and …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

Build Muscle And Cardio With These 3 Stair Workouts

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p><i>*Article courtesy of ACEFitness.org</i><p>Remember those 72 stone steps that Sylvester Stallone made famous in the <i>Rocky</i> …

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 …

9 Steps to Getting Faster at Sprinting

Want to improve your running fitness and overall health? Learn the right way to sprint.<p><i>I read your column about high-intensity training, and I wanted to ask about proper form during the sprints. Is it different from proper form during easy running/jogging or merely a sped-up version of it? In other</i> …

These 5 Tips Will Make Running Feel Easier, We Promise

Lacing up those sneaks the first few times can feel so hard. Your muscles ache, your lungs burn, it's hard to breathe, and all you can think about is …

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