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Try these strengthening stretches for stronger limbs

A small Minnesota company believes it has developed the future of fitness tech. Now it has to teach the rest of us how to use it.

This routine can help you stretch out and stay active even when you're sitting down

Focus on your session—not your clothes

Focus on your session—not your clothes

Stairs aren’t just for stepping—this creative workout will have your whole body feeling the burn

Can two and a half minutes of instruction turn you into a better athlete? Givego thinks so.

Professional climber Jonathan Siegrist shares the secrets to building strong hands

Improve your running by integrating these strength, mobility and balance exercises into your daily routine—so you'll be sure to do them regularly.

Athletes like Mikaela Shiffrin have started adopting the training technique to increase endurance, muscle mass, and more

Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges

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

What type of weight training you should and should not do to improve your stride and make you a faster runner.

Aging doesn’t mean you have to stop getting stronger. Here we’ve provided training tips for continued improvement.

Electric muscle stimulation claims to be a more efficient form of exercise. Here’s how it holds up.

You might not be a wildland firefighter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t train like one

Work your balance and core strength with these functional exercises

A new study shows measurable gains in strength from a purely imaginary training program

Working stabilizer muscles can lead to big gains in and out of the gym

All types of athletes can benefit from quicker instincts

These tools are suitable for beginners and hard-charging athletes alike

Incorporating steep inclines into your training can help improve strength, agility, endurance, and more

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.

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.

What is plyometric training and how can it benefit you?

Three challenging exercises that strengthen different functions of the hamstrings to reduce injury risk and improve running economy.

Gone are the days of simple lifts with lots of reps. Today's weight training is about complex and integrative strength exercises.

Why step-ups make you a more powerful runner, techniques and tips for how to do them, and two sample workouts

Is it possible to stay in shape at home without spending a fortune? Wes Siler details his gym setup.

Do this next-level dumbbell circuit to improve core mobility and give you a more efficient, strong and powerful stride.

Runners who stopped their strength training retained the benefits for four weeks, and got faster.

5 next-level kettlebell exercises for runners that target your glutes, hamstrings, calves and feet.

A new study plots the progression of thousands of people following an ultra-minimalist training plan. The results are impressive—at least initially.

Do these 13 exercises right in your living room or yard to build strength and improve your running form at home.

My partner and I use the LuxFit daily

Demystifying one of the most important yet often misunderstood fitness qualities

Three simple strategies to keep ourselves moving forward while we wait for change.

Steep hill sprints are a proven, specific-strength workout for runners that increases power, speed and injury resistance.

Habits and tips to help you get through anything

Correctly timing all the elements of your taper can give you an extra edge on race day

10 Self-assessments every runner should be able to pass, plus the exercises that will get you there and make you a more athletic runner.

This collection of dynamic combo-move exercises maximizes your time and effort investment to help you become a faster and more resilient runner.

5 Reasons to run outside all winter — and get stronger, tougher, faster, healthier and happier.

The best exercise to strengthen your hamstrings and stabilize your knees in a running-specific motion.

Much more than fertility changes when menopause hits. Here's how to train through it.

A new study finds foot strengthening lowers injuries by a whopping 41 percent.

Avoid these mistakes and master the complex full-body movement

A good working knowledge of your anatomy can help you dial in your workouts.

You don’t need an elaborate workout plan to get the most out of your resistance workout; you just need to tune into how you feel

These three simplified variations of explosive Olympic lifts can help you develop power that will make you a faster runner.

Workout tools to help you reach your potential

Ready to go beyond the marathon? Check out this introductory guide to ultrarunning and a beginner’s training plan for tackling a 50K.

This kettlebell workout circuit will add strength and efficiency to your stride. You don't need much, just this guide, a bit of space, and a kettlebell.

Strengthen your foot core with these simple exercises to prevent injury from your feet to your hips.

How the practice continues to comfort the former big-wall climber after a life-changing spinal injury

The effects of aging compile to cause calf injuries in male masters runners. Here’s why, and how to keep them strong and healthy.

Lifting weights can be intimidating for runners. Here's everything you need to know to get started, including when to schedule it, what equipment you need, and how to reach your goals.

3 Variations on the monster walk: an easy and effective way to strengthen the glute medius and add stability to your stride.

You don’t always need to add reps or sets to get a harder workout. Challenging your body to fight instability will make an exercise harder and offer some variety to your workout.

Having balanced shoulder muscles sets the foundation for maintaining impeccable running posture.

3 variations of the glute bridge to strengthen your Gluteus Maximus and add power to your stride.

5 Equipment-free exercises to strengthen the hamstring, one of the most important and injury-prone muscles for running.

Avoid injury and improve your stride with these 5 simple stretches and strength exercises for your groin muscles.

Use tempo and isometrics to improve your bodyweight routine

Build power to maximize your speed this virtual racing season.

Put that bouncy desk chair to work with this full-body strength routine

'Working Woman's Trans BC Enduro' follows two cyclists as they prepare for a six-day mountain-bike race in the Kootenay Range

To become a more resilient runner, add a quick strength-training routine into your week. Your form will gain power and stamina and you’ll improve overall fitness and strength.

Laura King is out to inspire her eight-week-old daughter, Hazel, to go after her goals

One-leg exercises build running-specific strength and body control for a more efficient, injury-resistant stride.

Train from the safety of your living room with this versatile, effective equipment

Jared Ward details how he recovered from a disappointing marathon trials and shares a week of his current running and strength training routine.

A new study of female athletes sees big strength gains from twice-a-week lifting

Wade Holland teams up with pro kayaker Brad Ludden​​​​​​​ to share hilarious tips on how to train for the spring runoff—without leaving home

3 Tips to ensure you squat safely and target the right muscles.

The Leadville 100 is an iconic mountain-bike event that puts racers through a course covering 100 miles and 12,000 feet of elevation change

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