A simple test for new racers to predict their performance, set appropriate goals and plan their paces in training and racing.
A parent’s guide to the best ways to help your cross country runner succeed and enjoy the sport.
A training week doesn't need to be 7 days. Here are some variations on how to schedule your training to get in all your workouts and enough recovery.
Science and experience says we may be overthinking workouts.
Mileage isn't a training plan, just the sum of the workouts you need to train for your goal race. Here's how to figure out what you need.
A deconstruction of the myth of "falling forward," and the physics behind how to actually create a fast, efficient stride.
Expert tips to break out of a running rut and let your body discover a more efficient stride.
Thorough advice on why runners need resistance training, how much you should do, and how to fit it into your running schedule
How to shift the focus lens on running and in life.
On taking it one step at a time to develop your inner champion.
With no races or practice sessions to motivate us, try this method to strengthen your mind-body connection and keep running fresh.
Tips for communicating with your coach in the age of physical distancing.
With a return to racing nowhere in sight, a coach suggests ways to keep your running on a long-term upward trajectory.
Hills build endurance, improve top-end speed and enhance VO2 Max while helping to keep you injury-free.
How to become a better runner even when track (and everything else) is canceled.
Running can give you a longer life, better sleep, improved immunity, mood and more—it’s even good for your knees and lower back.
Speed work will raise your aerobic capacity, but to improve performance, you need every piece of the fitness puzzle.
Running camps are a boon for high schoolers. Here's why, and how to choose the best one for you.
We like to think everything will go according to plan, but it rarely does. Why and how to adapt to personal schedules, abilities and obstacles.
High intensity training has been proven to enhance health and running performance alike. Here's why you should go fast as well as long.
If distance runners are so strong, why are they so skinny?
Runners face undue, and unhelpful, expectations around weight and eating. Here are tips to combat dangerous disorders and behaviors.
Why runners get better together: 7 scientifically-proven reasons you should find a training partner or group.
4 reasons why running consistently helps you enjoy every run more, and get injured less often.
To stay healthy and fast as a master, consider tempering your long runs, but keep hitting the hills and tempo runs.
Timing training is crucial in young runners' growth cycles, but the most important thing you can do is help them build a love for the sport.
Build Strength, Speed, Agility, and Stamina now, during the off season, to be ready for the demands of track come spring.
Periodization—planning phases of your training—can take different forms, but follows universal rules that will help you get the most from your training.
Coaches rightfully frown on runners doing extra work outside of practice, but this complementary training will take you to new heights in workouts and races.
The base phase of marathon training is crucial in setting the stage for the rest of your training weeks. Here are the key elements.