Training

The Pros And Cons Of Running On Grass

The great thing about running is that you can do it on a lot of different surfaces—though some are better than others. Obviously, concrete and asphalt are very popular, but grass is probably something you don’t run on too much. If that’s the ...

Running When Tired – Should You Run or Should You Rest?

We’ve all been there—feeling super exhausted and not wanting to do anything else, especially not run. But if you have a run scheduled for a day when you feel tired, what should you do? Should you run anyway and risk overtiring yourself? Or should ...

5 Track Workouts For Long-Distance Runners

If you run short distances, you hit the track on a regular basis. But if you’re a long-distance runner, you probably are much less familiar with the track. This article will help you change that as a long-distance runner. In addition to including ...

What Is A Pyramid Workout?

If you’re reading this article, then you want to know what a pyramid workout or pyramid run is, and that’s exactly what we’ll answer. We’ll start by discussing what pyramid workouts are and why they are beneficial before ending with some workout ...

How To Build Up Your Running Base

If you have started running—particularly if you’re training for a race—you may have heard the phrase “running base” or “building up my base.” But if you’re new to running, you may not know what it means. That’s what this article is for. We’ll ...

5 Elliptical Workouts for Runners

As runners, we know that cross-training is important, but it can be easy to get into a rut of the cross-training that you’re comfortable doing. That’s what this article is for! We’ll tell you how to use the elliptical machine for cross-training as a ...

Half Marathon Tapering – How To Prepare For Your Fastest Half

Today you’re in the position that I was in a couple of years ago: just a few weeks before my first half marathon. Even if you’ve gotten advice from running friends and have run other shorter distances before, it’s a bit intimidating, especially the ...

7 Tips For Running Against The Wind

Most of the time, running outside is great. You get to see wildlife and great scenery, and as long as you’re wearing the proper gear, the temperature typically doesn’t matter unless it’s super cold or hot and humid. However, there is one ...

How Do You Measure Exercise Intensity?

If you’re someone who likes to make sure that you get your daily walk in and goes to the gym - but isn’t someone who is super hardcore about times and speeds, you might want to measure your exercise in terms of intensity. If so, this article is ...

How To Start Running in Your 50s

If you haven’t run in a long time or if you want to try running for the first time, it can feel intimidating. And that’s especially true if you’re older. In this article, we'll discuss how to get into running in your 50s. We’ll cover how to ...

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