Training

What To Eat The Night Before A Long Run

There’s nothing quite like starting your day off with a long run. There’s something special about meeting the day on the road, running as the sun rises. If you enjoy running in the early mornings, the best way to fuel yourself is to eat the right ...

Resistance Band Workouts for Runners

There are several keys to becoming the best runner you can be. One of them is to make sure that you’re spending a good amount of time running. But another way is to make sure that you’re doing some cross-training as well. Typically, when ...

Chris Bachmann – Running Coach and Personal Trainer

Online coaching for all your running needs! Why not have a personal online coach who creates a running program for you and keeps you accountable on a regular basis? Thinking of running more regularly, are you training for a PR or race and need ...

How To Train For Your First 50k Race (with Training Plan)

Over the last 40 years or so, long-distance running has become an increasingly popular pastime. Undertakings such as the marathon, which used to be reserved for the fittest of the fit, are now common bucket list items for the everyday runner. We've ...

The Best Cool Down Routine After A Run

Runners - and all athletes, for that matter - should know that a cool down routine is important. Raise your hand if you know this fact but still fail to practice it. Join the crowd. I’ve been a culprit too. But if you want to avoid injuries and just ...

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. Concrete and asphalt are very popular, but are pretty bad for your joints. Grass, on the other hand, is wonderful to run on. But ...

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? Some ...

5 Track Workouts For Long-Distance Runners

Track workouts are a regular thing for runners who favor short distances. But if you’re a long-distance runner, you probably are less familiar with the track. This article will help you change that. In addition to including five specific track ...

What Is A Pyramid Workout?

Speed workouts are a central part of any training plan. They teach you how to push yourself hard, and they give great benefits to your strength and fitness. But simply doing 400m or 800m repeats on the track can get awful boring awful quick. To mix ...

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 ...

The Wired Runner