Running

The Runner's Ticking Time Bomb?

Long-distance racers have a history of dying. Pheidippides, the first marathoner of us all, croaked at the finish line. Recently,

Inside Meb's Win at the Boston Marathon

A month ahead of the Boston Marathon, we asked Meb Keflezighi what it would take for him to win the race where he had finished third in 2006. At first, he was coy. And then he answered:

Walk of No Shame

It’s just one of those rules. Coaches, runners, and pretty much everyone else involved in the sport have traditionally emphasized that walking isn’t an option there. But new research...

10 Running Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Remember when it was de rigueur to stretch before running and over-hydrate before heading out the door? As technology advances and researchers discover more about the human body in...

Go Fast to Get Faster, Marathoners

True speed work—training your maximal velocity—belongs in every runner’s training program. (That includes you, marathoners.)...

Don't Do It Alone

I’ve fallen victim to those one-step-ahead runners who feel the need to demonstrate their superiority. I’ve been the pace-breaking partner who promises an eight-minute recovery pace...

Blame the Runner: Shoes Don't Cause Injuries

Whether you’re a Five Fingers minimalist or a Hoka One One maximalist, or just a Pro Keds tweener, all this foot-wringing over what kind of running shoe best prevents injuries can get...

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