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I am pretty sure no runner who has consistently won races approaches their training in this way

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

Our first impressions put it right up there with the best offerings from this beloved purveyor of cushy runners

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

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

As demand for the fitness brand’s famous bikes and treadmills peters out, its dedicated user base might be its saving grace

This home gym uses cutting edge technology to take weight lifting into the 21st century

A leading exercise physiologist suggests developing a top speed two times faster than your marathon pace for a “speed reserve.” Here’s how to improve yours.

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.

Different workout styles can get you equally fit, but they affect your body differently—which suggests that you should mix it up

Three methods to cultivate pacing mastery and optimize your performance potential

Three types of training that will improve your speed, stride, and stamina, but won't burn you out.

This quiet, four-speed tool helps ease sore muscles. “It doesn’t come with a lot of frills—there is no carrying case and no extra attachments—but it is a solid piece of machinery that can give you a relatively deep massage,” wrote our tester. “For the majority of people,…

Perfect for gifting—or treating yourself in the new year

In 2018, we rounded up our favorite ways to hydrate and the Skratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix topped the list. “It’s kosher, GMO-free, and delicious,” our tester wrote. Plus, the mixture restores electrolytes without causing an upset stomach.

Columnist Jakob Schiller loves the Vista for running: “They’re fully waterproof, so I don’t have to worry about ruining them with sweat or in the rain; and they never slip out of my ears or need adjustment as I bound along on trails or pavement,” he wrote. Read his full…

Gear Guy columnist Joe Jackson picked the Metal Vent Tech tee as one of his favorite workout tops. “In addition to wearing it for runs, this was my favorite top to don for garage kettlebell swings,” he wrote.

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.

A challenging, effort-based hill workout that takes you farther and farther — 'til you finally get to the top.

Our Buyer’s Guide testers like the Purist Mover water bottle for workouts because it’s lined with a thin layer of glass, so it won’t absorb the flavors of your protein powder or hydration mix.

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.

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.

Three distinct types of progression runs — that finish faster than started — to incorporate into your training plans, plus their unique benefits.

The secret to pushing past your mental limits could be a handful of coins

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

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.

A body in motion will inevitably need a little maintenance

Looking to level up? Get started with this inexpensive, four-move routine.

For a change of pace, try this mixed-bag workout to fine-tune your change of speed.

For serious training sessions that end in the ocean, any old bikini won’t do. Here are our favorite specialized sets.

New research sifts through the evidence to figure what types of intervals make you fastest

By hiding the finish line, the clever "whistle drill" workout forces you to push past your psychological limitations.

Training for the mile will make you a better runner at every distance. Racing the mile will take you to places you've never been before. Here's how to do both, plus advice from Olympic mile medalist Leo Manzano.

One editor transformed his sunroom into a workout studio-cum-playroom with this customizable flooring

Try this famously fast and wicked workout used by Steve Prefontaine and Galen Rupp to hone speed endurance.

Running uncommon distances — 7 x 700m anyone? — can be freeing, fun and a fast track to a breakthrough.

What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward

What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward

Cultivate calm with these home-studio essentials

The Saxx Hot Shot outperformed every other top in my quiver

To race the perfect mile, a runner needs to possess an equal balance of strength and speed. Follow this 8-week, race-specific training plan to develop both and run your PR.

This challenging interval workout is perfect for sharpening road warriors to run the mile, or just to keep you in touch with speed.

Coach David Roche explores the benefits of hill workouts and explains eight of his favorites, from the T. Rex to the Quad Blaster.

The 2016 Olympian in the 10,000 meters likes to compare her progress over the course of a training cycle with some 300-meter intervals. Here's how you can try it, too.

Fine tune your training efforts by learning the specific ways each type of workout — steady state, tempo, VO2 max — should feel.

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.

This simple but challenging interval session hones control and toughness by kicking your butt if you get the pacing wrong.

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.

Tight shoulders? Work the small end of the hook into the sore muscle and pull slightly, kneading the tissue into submission. Choose from two hooks and three other knobs so you can dial in the angle and pressure.

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.

Insert some incline into your next interval workout.

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,…

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

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.

This classic run workout is the elite's favorite.

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

It's more affordable than the Series 6 and comes with the most important features

Add these rolling-recovery intervals to your training program to develop your ability to burn lactate, and run faster for longer.

We asked a range of experts how they see things shaking out during a very challenging time

This challenging workout prepares your mind and body to hang on strongly after having to go out fast from the gun.

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.

This face covering is good for both all-day wear and working out

A new generation of futuristic at-home workout solutions—including Mirror, Tonal, and Peloton—were gaining steam even before the pandemic

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