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8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

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The Best Exercise For Your Calves | Men's Health

Do the exercise with just your bodyweight for sets of 15 to 20 reps at a time.<p>To make it harder, load up the exercise with a weight belt or an enthusiastic workout partner. (That second option is not for the faint of heart—watch the video to the end to see what we mean.)<p>Another (less awkward) way …

Avoid Getting Hurt! Don't Make These Mistakes When Running Outdoors

Warmer Spring weather inspires many to ditch the gym and run outside in the fresh air and on open roads. Before you make the switch from treadmill to street, avoid these common mistakes that could lead to injury.<p><b>Doing Too Much Too Soon</b><br>Between the steep hills, wind factor, uneven or slippery …

How to become a happy runner

Inspired by the London Marathon, or preparing for the Great North Run? Consult our expert guide to training, kit and cadence to get - and stay - in your stride<p>If you are one of the many who have felt inspired by this year’s <b>London Marathon</b>to dig out your old trainers and get fit for the next …

Be a Two Runner Family

And still like your spouse...<p>Training is hard; training when your spouse is also training can be harder. Add a couple of kids into the mix and suddenly finding time to train feels like calculus! Just because you and your partner were both active prekids does not mean everyone has to throw in the …

How Long Should My Long Runs Be?

“The key is to get to the starting line fresh,” says Conover. “You don’t want to arrive at the marathon as damaged goods.”<p>Indeed, weekly long runs often lead to overtraining. “Doing too much volume can create a combo of muscular and skeletal issues,” says Conover. Those can cause injuries that …

How to Run Faster and Reduce Knee Pain All at Once

Now you can have it all: Running at a quicker pace can actually lessen the impact of your workout, reducing your risk for knee injuries<p>Slow and …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …