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Mechanical Engineer Discovers Strange Hack That Instantly Makes Runners More Efficient

Jogging is an extremely inefficient activity for humans. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology found that for ev...

7 Things I Got Totally Wrong in My First Marathon—And How I Overcame Them

Six months ago, I had the crazy idea I was going to run a marathon. 26.2 miles is an absurd distance for any human, but for a guy who'd never run more...

8-Week Obstacle Course Training Program

Preparing for an obstacle course race requires a comprehensive training program that will improve your strength, power, muscular endurance, aerobic ca...

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...

Can You Biohack Your Way to a Better Marathon?

Training for a marathon takes as much mental strength as physical ability, and anyone who has ever attempted the infamous 26.2 miles knows it takes nu...

Be Ready to Run a 5K in 6-8 Weeks

  If you're not a seasoned runner but can jog at least a mile, participating in a 5K event is within your reach. I've put together a 5K tra...

5 Epic Sled Exercises That Build Faster, Stronger Athletes

In part #1 you became familiar with 5 sled training exercises and may have learned precisely why this method is so beneficial for an athlete looking to...

10 Things I Learned Running My First Ultramarathon

When I finished my first ultramarathon, I could not help but marvel at my own stupidity. My friends had to drive me home, because I could not do it...

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...

Training for a 5K If You're Already a Competitive Athlete

Training for a 5K doesn't have to be hard if you are not a competitive runner. In fact, most in season athletes are probably conditioned enough to...

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