Alisa Whitney Wise

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One-Hour Workout: Swim Transition Into Tempo

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from the book <i>One-Hour</i> …

Your Perfect Pace

Knowing how fast (or slow) to go makes every run better.<p>When you run within your limits, every workout can be a pleasure. But start even a few seconds per mile too fast, and misery awaits: excess fatigue, loss of motivation, or even injury. That's why it's so important to know what pace is right …

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 …

The Magic of Mantras

Think strong words. Repeat inspiring phrase. Run even better.<p>Kristen Fryburg-Zaitz put in all the hard work expected of an elite distance runner. In preparation for the 2009 Chicago Marathon, she ran weekly long runs, tempo runs, and intervals, all at altitude in Boulder, Colorado. But despite …

How to Run for 60 Minutes | Runner's World

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>Even if you love working out, it’s completely normal to battle negative thinking. Here's how to get over it.<p>"Physically it felt bad, but it was so much better than the emotional pain I was feeling."<p>Swimming, rowing, and …

Target Heart Rate Calculator

We no longer offer this tool. Here’s why.<p>We are no longer offering our Target Heart Rate Calculator because it has recently been proven an inaccurate measurement of the rate your heart should beat during aerobic exercise. Please read on for a more thorough explanation.<p>Most experts agree that a …

How to Measure Your Effort

From the high-tech to no-tech, it's easy to gauge your effort and the fitness gains you’re racking up.<p><b>The talk test.</b> This is one of the most widely used methods of determining whether you’re working out at the appropriate level of effort. Informal as it sounds, research has shown that it’s an …