Running 101

Follow our 12-week, effort-based plans to achieve your half-marathon goals and have a great race experience

An experienced physician and marathoner answers questions you’re embarrassed to ask about running and sex

Don’t be confused by the diversity of running workouts. Learn the training zones they fit into, what type of fitness each zone builds, and how each feels.

Even those running less get faster in races when abiding by this golden ratio of training intensity.

Three pro tips to restore your childlike joy of running fast and make speedwork more enjoyable and effective

Aerobic capacity, not speed, is usually the limiting factor in how fast you can race, even for a distance as short as the 5K.

Tips and examples on how to optimally schedule your runs throughout the week

Take a cue from the pros and add a few mobility and strength exercises each day to prevent injury and run better.

A guide to help college students navigate the NIL sponsorships and NCAA ruling maze.

Taking walk breaks during your runs is a proven method to go farther with less risk, whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner.

The most disciplined runners know how to not to always do the max. Here's how to nurture one of the skills that can separate those who achieve long-term success from those whose careers are often plagued by injury. 

Avoiding premature peaking requires a strategic, patient, long-term view that builds over months and seasons.  

Author Susan Lacke confesses to the social anxiety of joining a group run, and why it is worth overcoming the fear.

The first Olympic marathon was won by a runner with no coach, no training schedule, no gym, no special diet—only a lifetime of logging 16 miles a day delivering water.

Speedwork need not be a mystery — here are all the basic types of speed workouts and how to add them to your training to become a faster runner.

Start training now to run your fastest 5K in 10 weeks! Our downloadable plan details every day's workout toward your 5K PR.

A great running stride isn’t learned by focusing on your footstrike or cadence, it develops as you improve your body’s strength and mobility.

Elite runners from four infernos share 8 tips on staying tough and training smart in hot and humid weather conditions.

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.

Intuitive eating has been found to be associated with a plethora of positive health benefits. Here's how to combine mind-based knowledge and body-based knowledge to make it work for you as a runner.

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