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3 Reasons Distance Runners Shouldn't Skip Strength Training

Distance runners often intuitively feel that the only way to improve running performance is to increase mileage and run more. Although this approac...

How to Breathe While Running

For most new runners, controlling your breathing will be one of the first big obstacles to tackle. One of the main reasons for this—we don't prac...

7 Tips to Sprint Safely and be a More Resilient Runner

It does not matter how talented you are or how hard you work—if you're constantly nursing injuries, you'll never reach your potential as a runner. T...

Desiree Linden Becomes the First American Woman to Win the Boston Marathon Since 1985

On a 38-degree, rainy, windy and all-around pretty gross day in Boston on Monday, Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston...

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...

5 Things Older Runners Need to Remember

As a lifelong runner, you've never gotten over the thrill of feeling your sneakers pound against the pavement. You love the way your lungs swell and d...

Settling the Fitness Controversy of Barefoot Running

When Vibram FiveFingers shoes hit the market over a decade ago, they kicked off a trend with far-reaching consequences – barefoot running – and despite...

How to Organize a Group Run for a Better Finish

The benefits of running in groups are well-documented. Running in a group prevents you from cheating and ending a run a half mile early. It is safer to...

How to Remove the Boredom from Long Distance Runs

The worst thing about running 10 miles or more is not exhaustion or pain or heat. It is boredom. As much as runners crave that sense of accomplishment...

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