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5 Items That Can Help You Complete Your First Ultramarathon

Though most runners find the 26.2-mile marathon a thoroughly challenging distance, there is an incredible subset of runners who are driven by the need...

4 Simple Tips to Crush Your New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is fast approaching and already there is talk from people who are making weight loss and fitness new years resolutions. Unfortunately many...

30 Tips For Dominating the Last 60 Days of Your Marathon Training

You're so close, yet so far. You've worked hard to get here, but the toughest road lies ahead. The last few weeks of a marathon training plan are in ...

3 Reasons Why Runners Need to Lift Weights

Attention Runners! You need to lift! Runners, we need to talk. You, and yes, even myself have had the same thought. "I don't need to do any strength...

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Ironman Record Holder Craig Alexander

A 2.4-mile swim. A 112-mile bike ride. A 26.2-mile marathon run. Just listing the components of an Ironman Triathlon can be enough to make ...

How Energy Systems Training Can Help You Be Better at Your Sport

When athletes and coaches think about conditioning it often times involves endless bouts of suicides, stair runs, and sprints with reckless abandonment....

This Woman Lost Almost 200 Pounds. Now She's Trying to Qualify for the Boston Marathon.

When Jamie Johnston told her husband in 2011 that her life needed to change, the problem was right in front of her face. The issue wasn't Dana,...

Why Endurance Athletes Need to Deadlift

If you are an endurance athlete, you may think that continuing to practice a particular event for prolonged periods of time will get you to where you...

WATCH: Guy With No Marathon Experience Completes a 50-Mile Race While Wearing Jean Shorts and Drinking Beer

Getting your body in shape to run a marathon takes a lot of work. Normally, an average Joe wouldn't wake up and say, "hey, I think I'm going to run ...

What the Early End of U.S. Marathoner Ryan Hall's Career Can Teach Athletes About Overtraining Syndrome

Every athlete wants to be the best at their individual sport, which is why they spend countless hours in the weight room, on the field, and out on the...

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