Exclusive details on mileage, diet and more. Meb Keflezighi is an excellent example of the modern professional marathoner. Running comes first, of course, but there’s a lot more to Keflezighi’s preparation
There’s a reason trail running is booming in popularity. A few reasons, actually. Heading out on a trail instead of pavement is appealing for so many reasons. Escaping into the woods or meadows gives a
Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport. 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
Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run. I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten
What to choose to fill you up (but not out!) My nephew, Lawton, loves to snack. He walks into the pantry, closes the glass door behind him, thinks no one can see him, and reaches for either the chips the
These simple steps will also reduce your chances of stomach distress. Been hating the heat recently? You’re not alone. Most runners dread those hot, hazy days, when it’s almost impossible to run strongly,
Fast workouts benefit every runner, so there’s no excuse to skip them. Think you can skip speedwork, that it’s just for seasoned runners with specific time goals? No such luck. Research suggests that to
Plan ahead for the days and hours leading up to a race. It's perfectly normal to experience a wide range of emotions the week before a race of any distance, whether it's 3.1 miles or 26.2. Excitement,
Stuck indoors? Yet again? Here's how to avoid going stir-crazy. Look out! Winter Storm Titan! Readers, are you as sick as I am of all these storms? And by the weather industry's insistence on naming them?
Contributing chef Pam Anderson puts a healthy twist on a culinary classic for a fast postrun meal. "This recipe uses familiar beef bourguignon flavorings—red wine, garlic, onion, mushrooms, and thyme,"
Follow these bedrock principles to achieve your goal. Get more secrets to marathon and half-marathon success here. For many marathoners, training consists of running as much as they can, as far as they