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How to Run in the Rain

How to Run in the Rain

Nobody looks out the window on a drizzly day and thinks, “Looks like a great day for a run!” But there are real perks to getting outside no matte...
Running: Increasing Distance and Endurance

Running: Increasing Distance and Endurance

Many runners want to go farther, whether that means someday completing a road marathon, an ultra trail race or an extra loop through the neighbo...
Benefits of Running in Minimalist Shoes

Benefits of Running in Minimalist Shoes

Minimalist shoes encourage a low-impact gait: A lower heel-to-toe drop naturally encourages you to land more on your midfoot or forefoot rather...
What to Do Before, During and After Your Cold Weather Run

What to Do Before, During and After Your Cold Weather Run

Much of running in the cold is the same as running in any weather—you’ll be focusing on your form and your breathing; hopefully you’ll be enjoyin...
How to Start Running

How to Start Running

One of the beauties of running is how simple it is to get started. With a good pair of running shoes, you can step out your door and get going—an...
Types of Run Paces

Types of Run Paces

Your body can adapt to doing the same thing repeatedly—like running a particular distance on a particular course. In order to improve, you need ...
Tips for Breathing While Running

Tips for Breathing While Running

Most of the time, breathing comes naturally. You do it without thinking. But consider this: Breathing intentionally can help you become more effi...
Steps to Take Before You Start Your 5K Training

Steps to Take Before You Start Your 5K Training

This article assumes you have a good sense of your physical fitness and have already decided to run in a 5K road event.Step #1 is to consult your ...
Running at Night Tips

Running at Night Tips

The sun has a relentless work ethic: rising—and setting—day after day. If you confine your running routine to the daytime, you limit your options...
STOP Looking at Your GPS Watch to Run Faster (& enjoy it more too!)

STOP Looking at Your GPS Watch to Run Faster (& enjoy it more too!)

I have mentioned many times that this almost comes naturally to me….well, it feels like it does, but realistically, the reason it feels natural ...
How to Run By Feel Using the Effort Scale

How to Run By Feel Using the Effort Scale

We have all heard it; the running is 90 percent mental quote.Only 10 percent is actually about the training. Although we know deep down that the ...
A Runners Guide for How to Use a Dynamic Warm Up

A Runners Guide for How to Use a Dynamic Warm Up

Cliff notes version of this post?A dynamic warm up is CRITICAL to your running.But let’s start with a little story to demonstrate why.I have talke...