8 12, 2017

The Ultimate Guide: How to Train for a Marathon (and crush it!)


Running a Marathon is hard. If done right, training for a marathon is harder. I’m sure you have heard this before, but it pays to hear it again, and anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or insane. So you’ve decided to bite off a marathon? 26.2 miles of [...]

The Ultimate Guide: How to Train for a Marathon (and crush it!)2017-12-08T19:17:32+00:00
4 12, 2016

From the Couch to the Half Marathon: How to Get Started Training


How did you get into running? More to the point, how did you get into a position where you decided to take on the challenge of running 13 miles? I can imagine it went something like this: “Sat on your couch, watching someone on TV announce how running has changed [...]

From the Couch to the Half Marathon: How to Get Started Training2016-12-04T04:38:41+00:00
14 08, 2016

Can You Actually Run with Plantar Fasciitis?


If you are an avid runner, chances are you have come across Plantar Fasciitis. The last thing you want to do is give up your long runs. Yet, can you actually run with Plantar Fasciitis? The question is more along the lines of should you actually run? There are a [...]

Can You Actually Run with Plantar Fasciitis?2016-11-26T08:45:42+00:00
22 01, 2012

Tips for Running a Marathon in Less than 3 Hours


Marathon runners have the mental and physical endurance to take their bodies over 42 kilometres and then be able to attend work the next day without aches and pains. The body gets used to running these long distances and once the proper training routine and eating plan has been put [...]

Tips for Running a Marathon in Less than 3 Hours2016-11-26T08:45:56+00:00
17 01, 2012

Benefits of Resistance Training for Running


Why You Should Resistance Train for Running? Resistance Training offers  a number of benefits to runners. It's no accident that the best runners in the world all perform strength training and resistance exercises to supplement their running routines AND this has enabled faster, stronger, better runners across the board. Arguably, [...]

Benefits of Resistance Training for Running2016-11-26T08:45:56+00:00
26 10, 2010

Lactate Threshold Training for Runners


Training Above Your Lactate Threshold In the past scientists viewed maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) as the key component to success in prolonged exercise activities.  More recently though, scientists have reported that lactate threshold is actually a more consistent predictor of performance in endurance events like running, cycling and more.  As [...]

Lactate Threshold Training for Runners2016-11-26T08:46:00+00:00
21 10, 2010

How to Run in the Winter


A couple weeks ago the oppressive heat of summer finally broke and perfect running season is upon us. The leaves are starting to change and the days are cool.  With each passing day the air fills with a little bit more crispness though, and winter is close at hand. Because [...]

How to Run in the Winter2016-11-26T08:46:01+00:00
5 10, 2010

How to Get in the Runner’s High


If you’re an experienced runner you probably relish in the elevated, floating feeling of the runner’s high. Either you feel content and natural or you feel light and euphoric, almost as if you’d taken a mood enhancement drug or something of the like. While most runner’s will experience this feeling [...]

How to Get in the Runner’s High2016-11-26T08:46:02+00:00
28 09, 2010

How to Break a Running Plateau


Almost every runner has hit the wall at least once in their career.  It’s one of those experiences that sticks to you forever, a dreaded memory that you hope never repeats itself in all your life.  Your legs turn to fragile Jello toothpicks and nothing you do can possibly help [...]

How to Break a Running Plateau2016-11-26T08:46:02+00:00
14 09, 2010

17 Answers to Common Running Questions Asked by Beginners


1. I’ve got a new pair of shoes and I’m ready to start running.  What’s next? Every runner starts at a different point so it’s difficult to tell people that they need to be doing x miles at y pace.  Instead most beginning runners strive to run for 30 minutes [...]

17 Answers to Common Running Questions Asked by Beginners2016-11-26T08:46:03+00:00
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