Running

The New Injury-Proofing Rules for Runners

Kelly Starrett is on a mission to keep runners on their feet and out of the physical therapist’s office. Given Starrett is a physical therapist himself, it may seem an odd goal. But the...

8 Training Secrets from Meb Keflezighi

Last April at the Boston Marathon, when at the seven-mile mark Meb Keflezighi pulled away from one of the strongest fields in the race’s 118-year history, the other elite runners let him...

How Fast Is Berlin and Why?

Running in excellent conditions yesterday in Berlin, Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto broke the world record in the men...

5 Brain Tricks for a Better Race

If you think you get fast through physical training alone, you could be missing out on half the process. Pete Magill is the record holder of the fastest-ever masters 5K and 10K and co-author of ...

Ultrarunning's Humble Champion

Ten years ago, ultrarunning was a solitary pursuit for fifty-somethings working their way through a midlife crisis. But as the sport has grown—participation has nearly tripled since 2007...

A Lower-Body Blasting Workout

You're not going to get anywhere without powerful legs. But to develop a truly powerful and resilient lower body, you'll need to pair explosive training with moves that force you to work across...

Shave a Minute Off Your 5K

If you're training for a 5K road race, chances are you're doing plenty of distance and tempo runs. But although these workouts will get your slow-twitch muscle fibers into shape, you shouldn't...

9 Nutrition Mistakes Beginning Runners Make

If you’re searching for a pill to get you lean fast or magically improve your mile time without putting in the work, it’s time to sober up. There is no quick fix. Train smart, work...

The 77-Year-Old Fitness Guru

How do you take your life back after almost completely losing any ability to move? Henry Hawk, a 77-year-old fitness instructor and “homeboy” from Arkansas, is not the prime...

Reach Your Fitness Goals with Mountain Athletics

Hal Koerner is considered one of the top ultrarunners in America. However, he wasn't always one of the elite runners in the country. When he was 21, Hal was partying and drinking too...

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