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Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

The Rules Of Running For People Who Hate To Run

I once faked passing out in gym class in order to skip the dreaded physical fitness test mile run. I cheered on Anne Perkins in <i>Parks and Rec</i> when she said, “Sure, jogging is good for you. But at what cost?” And I scoffed at the jocks heading to cross country practice throughout middle school, high …

Middle School

The 10 Most Popular Training Articles of 2015

Here are some of the training tips that proved to be a big hit with Competitor readers in 2015: Photo Gallery 1 of {count} Back to Start • View Larger …

25 Runners Share the Biggest Mistakes They Made as Beginners

Running seems easy enough: Just grab a pair of sneakers and put one foot in front of the other, right? Well, anyone who’s struggled to get through a …

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

Back Pain

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need<p>Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Marathon training guides are plentiful, but rarely …

Marathons

Being A Runner Doesn’t Mean That You Have To Race

Photo provided by Christine Yu<p>The 10 of us sat around the table on the back porch, the first night of our long weekend getaway. The fall foliage was …

This Is What Happens to Your Body While You're Running a Marathon

Athletes, rejoice: We’ve officially entered marathon season. The New York City Marathon took place last Sunday, and in upcoming weeks, race …

See How Fast You Would Run a Marathon With This Calculator

If you’ve ever wondered how fast you could conquer all 26.2 miles of a marathon, this calculator can tell you.<p>The calculator, from Christie …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>There was a time when North Carolina mom-of-four Suzy Goodwin may have worried that her triplets would never leave the NICU. But now, her 14-month-olds Charlotte, Gabriel, and Gideon are the stars of the Internet after having "run" a half marathon with their mama.<p>Goodwin pushed the trio in …

North Carolina

How Running A Marathon Made Me A Better Entrepreneur

Marathon runners, like the boldest entrepreneurs, may seem like lone wolves. But even solo efforts are often team sports in disguise.<p>On September 25, 2016, I finished the Berlin Marathon. I’d come to the city for the first time seven years earlier. It was around the same time of year, because I …

Avoid These 7 Running Hotspot Issues

We’ve all been there. You’re running your usual trail, making great time and coming in on your fourth mile. But then you start to feel a slight ache …

Exercise

Marathon Advice Straight From the 1970s

A father’s journal guides his daughter’s first attempt at the New York City Marathon<p>The end of my father’s first marathon wasn’t pretty.<p>He was so hobbled in the final miles through Rochester, N.Y., that his friend Joe coached him when to run and when to walk. “Now to the next fire hydrant, now the …

Marathons

The Great Slowing of the American Runner

In 2013, the <i>New York Times</i> published an article profiling a local sub-elite marathoner named Greg Cass, who was balancing his job as an investment banker with the personal quest of running a sub-2:30 marathon. At one point, the story made a comparison between sub-elite racers like Cass—those who …

Do You Get Better at Distance Running As You Get Older?

Yes, we all saw that old guy pass you. No, you're not alone.<p>We've all been there. You're in the middle of a 5K, half marathon, marathon, or other …

How to Let Go of Pace and Run by Feel

It’s easier said than done—especially for data nerds—but effort-based pacing ensures you’ll perform your best on the given day.<p><i>Meghan asks:</i> <i>I understand the concept of training and racing by feel, and I've even attempted to do it for a full marathon training cycle, but it's really, really hard for</i> …

Top Workouts for Half Marathon PRs

1 of 6<p>No personal record ever falls without putting in a significant amount of hard work and some intense training in the weeks and months preceding …

Speed Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Photo: Istockphoto.comPhoto: Istockphoto.comAge-grouper Julie Thienel doesn’t like the track, but she does like speed work. “I think the road much …

Master Your Running Form

Stick to the basics:<br>• Increase your cadence to roughly 170-180 steps per minute.<br>• Land with your foot underneath your body, as opposed to “reaching” …

How Maximal Speed Improves Distance Running

<i>There are 2 ways to shine or find personal accomplishment in running races: You run longer distances, or you run faster times. The former is a</i> …

How I Became a Faster Runner

As soon as I was able to run, I wanted to run faster. It’s been a journey with a lot of ups and downs, but it really is possible to start as a slow …

Top 3 Apps For Perfecting Your Running Technique

Some experts believe that an athletes running performance comes from perfecting their own natural stride.Others believe in re-educating the technique …

What Actually Makes Us Think We “Aren’t Real Runners”?

I recently caught myself thinking that thought we’re never supposed to think: <i>I’m not a real runner.</i> Yet I run nearly every day, 3-4 miles during the …

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3 Simple Steps to Finding Your First Customer

Does the very thought of selling make you sweat? Best read ahead or your startup will go nowhere.<p>No customer--no business. It's that simple. When dreaming of launching your company you will have a certain customer in mind. Your first question, who is my customer? Your next question, where do I find …

Startups

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now | Inc.com

You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a fiend.<p>In other words: You've got nearly everything it takes to be an entrepreneur--except …

An Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: the Right Question

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago a senior executive VP of operations faced an awkward conversation. Upon arriving at work one Monday morning, she learned that the company’s VP of sales had thought it a good idea to swim naked at a client’s pool party over …

Why product thinking is the next big thing in UX design

Life's too short to build something nobody wants.The post Why product thinking is the next big thing in UX design appeared first on InVision Blog.