Running


Is More Cushioning Better For Long Distance Running Shoes?

  

When you're upping your miles, you might notice some more aches and pains. But are more cushioned shoes the answer? Some studies suggest otherwise.


Five Ways Runners Can Benefit From Deadlifting

  

When runners think of strength training, many go straight to the squat. But the deadlift is actually a more effective exercise that can be less disruptive to your training.


Data Analysis: Shaving 30 Minutes Off A Marathon PR

  

See what a PR-shattering season looks like, by the numbers. Coach Andrew Simmons gives us a season-long view on what it takes to see huge results.


Three Workouts for Runners to Guarantee Race Success

  

Can a workout really guarantee success? Maybe not, but these are three simple interval workouts every serious runner should have in their arsenal.


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How to “Bank” Sleep Before Your Next Ultramarathon

  

Most athletes know that sleep can have a huge effect on their wellbeing and performance. But what if the nature of your event requires sleep deprivation?


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Mix It Up! The Why and How of Mixed-Intensity Workouts

  

Why every athlete should consider mixed-intensity workouts, and how to integrate them into your annual training plan for optimal success.


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Training Tips I Wish I’d Known Before Running My First Marathon

  

Whether your first marathon goes exactly as planned, or you crash and burn, you can always learn something. Here's what Andrew Simmons wishes he'd known from the start.


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Is Your Fitness Improving? Let These Fitness Tests Be Your Barometer

  

It's the million-dollar question in training: is this working? Here are three simple running tests to find out if your hard work is paying off.


Speed Work vs. Endurance Running

  

You need both speed work and endurance running to build your fitness, and to refine your running form. Here's how to work on each.


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Your Glutes Are Firing, I Promise

  

Have you ever been told that your glutes are not firing? This common explanation for injuries and gait issues has become overused and oversimplified; if your glutes were not firing, you would not be able to walk upright!


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