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5 Reasons Long-Distance Runners Should Race Short Distances Too

  

Even ultra marathoners can benefit from training for and racing shorter distances. Find out why and how to integrate shorter runs into your schedule.


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Work-to-Rest Ratio: The Benefits of 40/20 Workouts

  

40/20 workouts are a great way to structure your interval training. Here's how to do them whether you're running, cycling, or strength training.


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5 Workouts to Help You Get That 5K PR

  

Got your eye on a 5K PR, or just looking to improve your overall running speed without spending hours circling a track? These five workouts are fun, challenging and guaranteed to fulfill your need for speed.


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Fartlek Workout 101

  

Fartleks challenge your body to become faster over longer distances—plus it’s just a fun word to say. Here’s all you need to know about fartlek running, and three workouts to try on your own.


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5 Spring Trail Running Tips

  

The snow is melting, the flowers are beginning to bloom and prime trail running season is just around the corner. Here are five tips to get you out on the trails for some early season mileage.


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Hal Higdon’s Top 10 Running Tips

  

Looking for some top tips for improving your running? Legendary coach Hal Higdon regularly shares his training tips on social media, and here are his top-10 run training tweets of all time.


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Marathon Planning Using Fitness (CTL) and the ATP Tool

  

Here’s your step-by-step guide for planning your next marathon to a target Fitness (CTL) using the TrainingPeaks Annual Training Plan, which will help set you up for your best finish yet.


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The Best of 2017: Our Top 5 Running Articles

  

From the top habits of successful marathoners to the ultimate speed treadmill session, here are our top running articles from 2017.


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5 Tips For Racing a Fall Marathon

  

A fall marathon is a great way to use all that spring and summer fitness. Make yours a great one by planning ahead with these five tips.


Training in the Grey Zone: How to Avoid the Zone 3 Plateau

  

If you find yourself struggling to improve your run performance despite consistently tough training sessions, chances are you are in the dreaded Zone 3 plateau. Here’s how to bust out of this rut, avoid overtraining and reach your running potential.


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