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Should You Join a Running Group?

Should You Join a Running Group?

Many runners have missed meeting up with their buddies, groups or clubs during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, as vaccination rates...
Four myths about ultra running that you need to know

Four myths about ultra running that you need to know

Training for an ultramarathon demands high volume and timeThe first myth, says Koop, is really bad for the sport of ultrarunning; the widespread...
Tracking Cadence, Heart Rate, and Pace While Running

Tracking Cadence, Heart Rate, and Pace While Running

Running CadenceMost GPS devices now have a way of monitoring cadence. Cadence is defined in steps per minute (spm) or revolutions per minute (rp...
If You're an Athlete, It's Time to Get Your Blood Tested

If You're an Athlete, It's Time to Get Your Blood Tested

There's a lot of things athletes will do to get an edge. And getting a few vials of blood drawn isn't close to one of the craziest tactics that c...
The Perfect Pre-Run Routine

The Perfect Pre-Run Routine

You've penciled in a run and know how many miles you want to do, but have you given thought to how you'll prepare? Everyone has their own unique ...
How To Build Muscles Through Running?

How To Build Muscles Through Running?

Because running is a repetitive exercise it will limit the potential for muscle growth if you don’t add variation into your training plan. To d...
Make Running Fast Fun Again

Make Running Fast Fun Again

1) Focus on Flying When we talk about “speed work,” many of us have forgotten the first step: getting in touch with our bodies’ ability to fly. ...
Top 5 Reasons Why Vegans Run Faster

Top 5 Reasons Why Vegans Run Faster

1. Vegan runners tend to be thinner and lighter than their meat-eating counterparts, which gives them a natural advantage when it comes to speed a...
An Ultrarunner’s Tips for Prioritizing Wellness

An Ultrarunner’s Tips for Prioritizing Wellness

Get Some Sleep It’s impossible to overstate the importance of sleep: It’s when your body and brain repair themselves. It boosts your immune syst...
Does Running Burn Fat or Muscle?

Does Running Burn Fat or Muscle?

The simple answer to this question is that running can burn both fat and muscle. However, the proportion depends on a few factors. This includes ...
Camouflaged Speed Work You Can Do Year ’Round

Camouflaged Speed Work You Can Do Year ’Round

Long ago, runners and coaches learned that intense speed work (VO2 Max workouts like 400–800m intervals at 3,000m pace) and anaerobic training (la...
What Does Running Do For Your Body Shape?

What Does Running Do For Your Body Shape?

Running is a great way to improve your fitness and overall health, but did you know it can also help you achieve a more desirable body shape? Runn...