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Running Tips & Articles | Running Training Plans

Don't let your mind keep you from crushing your distance goal.<p>Genius quick-fixes to get your butt out the door and back in love with running.<p>By Megan …

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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> …

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 …

5 Fixes That Help Your Runner Feet Stay Pain-Free

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p><b>Q: I started running this year. I love how it makes my mind and body feel, but my feet are killing me. They’re achy</b> …

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> …

Hate Running? 25 Ways to Learn to Love It

Get over your fear of running—we’ll show you how!<p>Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. …

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We've Decoded Some Shoe Terms You Should Know

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p>Between pronation, midsoles, gait analysis, and heel to toe drops—it’s no wonder shopping for new running shoes can …

Twelve Reasons It's Great to Be a Runner

Fast masters, elites who care and science that backs us up are a few of the good things that happened in 2013.<p>In 2013, bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish-line. American sprinter Tyson Gay failed a drug test, followed by nine Turkish track athletes, three Kenyans, and Italian distance …

Marathons

7 Ways Runners Can Get Better Sleep

You'll run better if you invest in a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Run...</b> In a poll from the National Sleep Foundation released earlier this year, active people were more likely to report good sleep than inactive people (65 percent versus 39 percent). To guarantee an extra-great slumber, try completing a …

A Coach Shares Her 6 Tips To Go From Running To Racing

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p><i>Question: I started running a few years ago and have finished a few 5Ks and even a half marathon! I love doing</i> …