running

With just eight weeks left before the Great Wall marathon and a crazy packed schedule, I've spent the week figuring out how I'm going to balance work, life, and training.
Last week I shared the 10 worst training exercises - this week it's the 10 best! Are your favorites on this list? Should you be doing some of these? And did I miss some you think are the best?
In honor of our writer Andrew Read doing the Iron Man Melbourne this weekend, we're sharing one of his favorite videos. Meet David Goggins, U.S. Navy SEAL and ultrarunner.
Weight training is essential for increasing running ability and decreasing chance of injury. I know from experience that it is possible to strength train without bulking. Here's what I recommend.
If you've gotten into endurance sports you've probably gotten good at enduring pain for long periods of time. But are you actually getting faster? Here is my advice for improving your times.
A new study looks at the relationship between jumping power and run performance at various distances. Though ability varied between athletes, the relationship of jumping and running was solid.
The treadmill may be a symbol of globo gyms, but I've come to appreciate it, both for my old joints and the specific training it can offer. Here are 2 workouts guaranteed to improve your performance.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: babies and biomechanics, training tips, mature athletes, and more!
Forget your "Couch to 10K" article. Here's the way to become a runner. It'll take time, but you'll avoid injury - especially if you're older than 35 - and complete your race, mud run, or triathlon.
I ran a 10 mile race last weekend. The results were not what I hoped, but what disappointed me most was how I handled the race mentally. Now I'm trying to focus on positive thinking.
Our feet are literally the base for all our movement, and yet they are often overused and neglected. Let's take a closer look at the foot and ankle, and talk about how to keep them performing best.
Scientists took a close look at sprint performance and determined four things that made a difference in run times. Even though they're small, these techniques can make a big difference.
Endurance exercise across generations could be responsible for our giant human brains and our success as a species. Take a look at the research that says running might have made our brains big.
We're giving away free copies of "Run Like a Mother" and "Train Like a Mother" to two lucky readers. Read on to find out who won the giveaway!
The biggest question posed by a runner about a minute after completing a marathon is: "What's next?" There is such elation, but marathon runner isn't happy unless they are working towards a goal.
Mud runs are one of the most popular new events out there. But do you know how to train for one? Here's the plan I give my clients who are getting ready for Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder, and more.
Maybe it sounds crazy, but new research shows a simple way to improve your sprinting times is to lift heavy ten minutes before you run. Not five, not twenty, but ten minutes before - and heavy!