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26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

12 Great Running Movies That Motivate

Can't pull yourself off the couch? These films will make you want to run out the door for a run after watching them.<p>The 87th Academy Awards will be handed out on February 22, and this year saw the release of two major films where running was a central factor that shapes and motivates the lead …

Polar M400 with heart rate sensor review – The Gadgeteer

Seems like everyone is getting into the fitness band market these days and as a runner, I find them nice enough but limited as a ‘get in shape/get …

Fitness Technology

In Pursuit Of Speed: How To Run Faster

There's something innately primal about running fast. Since a young age, we all knew how to run fast without being taught, but have probably lost …

Exercise

Concrete or Asphalt?

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Exercise

The Importance Of Varying Your Running Surfaces | Competitor.com

<i>Are you stuck in a running rut? Take your running where it’s never been before–quite literally.</i><p>Runners, by our very nature, are creatures of habit. …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Why Self-Coaching Can Be A Good Thing

<i>Before you shell out money to hire a triathlon coach, consider the benefits of structuring your own training plan.</i><p>As a triathlon coach, it might …

Triathlons

Workout of the Week: 2 x 6 Miles

Fall is right around the corner and many runners will be digging into the meat of their marathon training over the next 1-2 months. Elite or …

Four Key Core Exercises For Runners

<i>Reduce the risk of injuries without ever leaving your living room!</i><p>Strong legs are a must for runners, but to become a more resilient athlete making …

Five Reasons for Training Fatigue

Here's why you may be experiencing mid-season fatigue--and how to overcome it.<p><i>I'm training for my fourth marathon this fall and attempting to improve my time. This season I'm struggling with lack of energy and strength in my workouts. The reason I'm writing is that it's lasted for several weeks</i> …

Marathon Training Guide

With the help of 10 supercoaches who have gotten more than half a million marathoners across the line, we've collected the best tips, strategies, and training plans to prepare you for your first--or fastest--26.2-miler this fall.<p>Meet the Marathon Experts<br>Ten supercoaches who are helping thousands of …

Raise Your Athletic IQ

Avoid mental meltdowns by tuning into your body.<p>Whether you're trying to finish your first race, nail a PR, or increase your weekly mileage, runners who are most successful in achieving their goals have a high "athletic intelligence." That's a catchy way of saying these athletes are skilled at …

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …