Coach Carl discusses how to build and maximize your long runs over the course of your marathon training program without getting hurt or burned out.
Four challenging — and fun — speed workouts that don't require you to figure out how to get to a track.
Here's how elite marathoner Jared Ward gets in a 75-mile week around sick kids, ballet recitals and entrepreneur work on his MyoStorm brand.
The news of Shelby Houlihan's four-year ban created an outpouring of confusion. We waded through the science and research to help answer some of the top questions.
For a change of pace, try this mixed-bag workout to fine-tune your change of speed.
Elite runners from four infernos share 8 tips on staying tough and training smart in hot and humid weather conditions.
Coach Carl explains three types of long runs you'll need for the marathon, and how to fit them into your training schedule.
Jumping rope is one of the easiest, fastest — and effective — cross-training workouts you can do. Take it back to your childhood and build up your body.
Runners make a mistake when they base all their training on the length of a target race: here's what you need to be your best at every distance.
Coach Carl explains what training elements you'll need each week as you prepare for a marathon.
Over two to three months, take the time to practice your race pace with tempo runs. Trust us, the work will pay off.
Spicy days are here, here’s how to acclimate to heat and get an edge on your competitors.
By hiding the finish line, the clever "whistle drill" workout forces you to push past your psychological limitations.
This simple but powerful workout consists of 9 exercises all aimed at building you a stronger and faster running body. You just need a barbell and maybe weight plates.
Free-flowing, feel-based long runs still have a place in structured training plans.
Runners often define themselves by their personal records, but PRs rarely answer the most important question: How good are you, really?
Coach Carl talks through three essential questions to ask yourself before you begin marathon training.
Blood Flow Restriction training, a new fitness trend, could boost your muscle strength, endurance, and help you recover from injury faster.
This often-overlooked cause of heel pain requires a different approach than true plantar fasciitis. Here’s how to test and treat it.
Studies continue to scramble the science on eating eggs. Should eggs be a staple of your running diet?
A merger of two race event giants leaves trail running leaders concerned about rising entry fees, homogenization of racing experiences, and bulldozing of smaller events.
In Episode 13 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with elite athlete and trainer Renee Metivier about the best types of strength training for runners and how to fit strength work into your training plan.
This challenging interval workout is perfect for sharpening road warriors to run the mile, or just to keep you in touch with speed.
Coach Carl talks through what to do in the days leading up to a race, and explains race-day strategies.
6 Keys to be ready for a great championship season of outdoor track, from training to tactics.
If your legs fall asleep, lose control, or tingle when you run, you’re not alone. Here are some potential causes and solutions.
Psychological skills training can significantly reduce stress and negative thoughts before and during a marathon — that’s important for your time, and for having a good time.
How top runners are experiencing COVID-19 vaccine symptoms and adapting their training. Plus six doctor's guidelines.
Pro runner Max King offers tips, tricks, and helpful perspective.
Coach Carl explains how to combine all the training elements for the 5K into an effective plan.
In our final segment of this series, we spoke with three sports psychologists about how to prioritize mental health alongside physical health.
Coach Carl explains the critical importance of VO2 Max training for the 5K, and introduces "hammer" workouts you can use to maximize your race readiness.
We dive into the research and share the best and worst late-night snacking habits for when hunger pangs hit close to bedtime.
The organization marks its five-year anniversary this month.
Specificity in marathon training starts with doing 5K-paced strides from week one.
What is plyometric training and how can it benefit you?
We're only human, and bad races here and there are inevitable. Here's a crash course in honing your mind to mentally power through a tough day.
In Episode 12 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman sits down with author and athlete Christie Aschwanden to discuss recovery techniques ranging from sleep to ice baths, massage to Tom Brady's pajamas.
Four fun and effective variations on 1,000m repeats to add some zip to your next speed-focused workout.
Quicker recovery intervals help runners learn how to better deal with the byproducts of fatigue, along with other performance benefits.
A unique 1000-meter ladder workout you can do at almost any time in your training cycle for the 5K or 10K.
Three challenging exercises that strengthen different functions of the hamstrings to reduce injury risk and improve running economy.
One of the simplest types of speed work, progression runs add variety and intensity to your training while requiring minimal recovery.
Coach Carl explains why you need to improve your lactate threshold and how to target it with creative 5K-specific workouts.
A sports scientist explains why our bodies seem to be working against us at times.
The climate organization isn’t just about winter. Here’s why—and how—to make a difference.
What percentage of your running volume can you replace with other types of exercise and not have to adjust your goals?
Gone are the days of simple lifts with lots of reps. Today's weight training is about complex and integrative strength exercises.
Coach Carl explains the importance of neuromuscular training for the 5K and how to easily integrate it into your runs.
Youth running popularity is growing, and while experts find no major issues, girls face higher health risks.
On Episode 11 of the Endurance Podcast, Ian Sharman sits down with exercise physiologist Samuele Marcora to discuss the importance of the brain and perceived effort on performance.