Cultivate consistency, stay motivated year-round, and improve your speed and strength with these lessons—and staple fartlek workout—from On Athletics Club’s head coach
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Aerobic capacity, not speed, is usually the limiting factor in how fast you can race, even for a distance as short as the 5K.
This short track session of 400-meter repeats will help you get fit fast. Here's a beginner and an advanced version.
Sharpen your speed and build high-intensity fatigue resistance with this simple cut down track workout designed for improving 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon times
Hills, mud, redline intensity... training like an XC runner will make you a better runner all around: faster, stronger, more in tune with your body and mentally tougher.
Try this simple, fun, and effective structured fartlek to cultivate sprint speed and improve your 5k-marathon time.
Coach Carl explains why, how and when to do faster speed workouts during your marathon training, and how to prepare for specific course challenges.
Electric muscle stimulation claims to be a more efficient form of exercise. Here’s how it holds up.
This marathon-specific workout will give you a good indication of what you'll be able to hit on race day.
Four challenging — and fun — speed workouts that don't require you to figure out how to get to a track.
For a change of pace, try this mixed-bag workout to fine-tune your change of speed.
By hiding the finish line, the clever "whistle drill" workout forces you to push past your psychological limitations.
What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward
Take your body and mind in for a tune-up
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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 explains the critical importance of VO2 Max training for the 5K, and introduces "hammer" workouts you can use to maximize your race readiness.
Four fun and effective variations on 1,000m repeats to add some zip to your next speed-focused workout.
And no, we’re not just talking about a kettlebell
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.
Coach Carl explains why you need to improve your lactate threshold and how to target it with creative 5K-specific workouts.
Trigger Point makes some of the best foam rollers, but the MB5—a five-inch round, dense foam ball—delivers a deeper tissue massage than your typical roller. Set it on the ground and roll out your glutes, lower back, calves and quads. It’s like a complete lower body massage.
This tee is one of our favorite shirts that cut down on odor. The Japanese polyester “makes it very lightweight, exceptionally breathable, and helps the shirt hold its shape,” wrote tester Bryan Rogala. Those features make it great for travel: “It’s easy to wash in a bathtub,…
A deodorant that actually works is an essential part of any gym kit. Bravo Sierra is a men’s skin care and grooming company that uses 2,000 active duty military personnel to test their products, and they got it right with this deodorant. It’s not slimy or sticky, it’s free of…
Exercising when it's cold can feel tougher than usual. This gear makes it more doable.
Make sure your treadmill runs are both entertaining and productive with these three types of workouts.
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The company's library of studio exercise classes, integrated with on-screen fitness data from your Apple Watch, launches today. Our Sweat Science columnist takes it for a spin.