Cross Country Articles

Endurance is a must for any cross country runner. Through STACK's speed workouts, you'll not only develop endurance, but you'll also build aerobic capacity, lower-body strength and pure speed. To maximize performance, follow the fueling and hydration guidelines outlined below and check out the latest training shoes, racing spikes and apparel. Find advice on improving every aspect of your cross country performance from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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The University of Michigan is Building a Hydraulic Track That Can Add Hills and Banking With the Push of a Button

Michigan's football team continues to climb back into the national spotlight under head coach Jim Harbaugh, thus earning most of the headlines coming ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Catching Up With Running Enigma Noah Droddy and Tips on How to Crash the Running Scene

In case you've forgotten Noah Droddy, he's the internet sensation from the 2016 Olympic trials. He gained attention not for his performance or his sto...

By: Rob Scott

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Ask a musician: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The reply:...

By: Jim Carpentier

The Perfect Core Exercise for Every Major Sport

An athlete's core plays a vital role in their ability to perform functional movements in their sport. Your core is your center of gravity, your base...

By: Andrew Meyers

Recruiting Advice From 8 Former NCAA Division I Athletes

As a student-athlete, one of your primary goals should be to compete at the next level. Young athletes should absorb all the recruiting advice, career...

By: Justin Ochoa

5-DAY PLAN: Cross Country Training With a Heart Rate Monitor

Cross country is a popular sport in the U.S., especially at the high school level, with more than 470,000 student-athletes participating nationwide,...

By: Larry Tedor

How to Choose the Best Running Shoe for Yourself

Unlike most team sports, cross country is the one sport where you need very little gear or equipment. However, one of the few and most important pieces...

By: Andrew Meyers

Kevin Costner Headlines Sports Drama 'McFarland'

Kevin Costner will star in Disney's latest sports drama, an upcoming film titled McFarland. In this movie, which is based on a true story, Costner ...

By: SkywordNews

Shelby Osborne Signs as First Female Defensive Back in College Football

Although football remains one of the only sports offered for men's teams in high school, that didn't stop Shelby Osborne from achieving her dreams. ...

By: Annie Koeblitz

5 Essential Cross Country Workouts Explained

Don't know what a "fartlek" is? No problem. Here's a rundown of every cross country workout you'll encounter...

By: Andrew Meyers

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