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.


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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?


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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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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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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TrainingPeaks Success Story: How This Ultrarunner Busted Through His Training Rut

  

When Anthony Cathcart started working with Coach Andrew Simmons, he finally dialed in his intensity work, built strength and learned how to recover properly—all of which allowed him to make a huge performance breakthrough.


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How to Transition from Triathlon to Ultrarunning

  

More and more triathletes are making the jump to ultrarunning. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare for your first ultra.


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Are You Ready to Do an Ultraman?

  

Everything you need to know about the distance, the necessary training and the community nature of ultra-distance triathlon.


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5 Tips For Technical Trail Running and Racing

  

Whether you’re looking to improve your trail running or are preparing for a technical trail race, these five tips will help you fly over the roots and rocks with confidence.


Speedwork For Ultra Runners

  

Incorporating these four types of speed workouts into your ultra training can help you gain efficiency, prevent injury and gain important metabolic efficiencies heading into your next race.


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