Trainers & Coaches
Running a Marathon Is the Best Thing You Can Do
Running a marathon is about the sum of the experience that gets you from the start to the finish.
Lean and Powerful: Nutrition for Marathon Training
Marathoners log hundreds of miles in training, making food a vital component for muscle growth and recovery.
Go Big: 15 Challenges for Serious Athletes
These challenges aren't just for fun. They will force you to dig deep and create lasting change.
The Unexpected Key to Better Performance and Recovery
It turns out the problem with training in heat isn’t dehydration, but something else entirely. This is very different from what we've been told.
Why You Should Drop the Marathons for 5K Races
Seeing yourself get faster, fitter, and leaner by doing shorter, higher-intensity runs might be just what you need.
Everything to Know About Ultra-Marathons
Considering trying your first ultra? Here's what to expect and how to adjust your training for success.
Steady State Cardio Is Not Dumb - If You Do It Right
What's up with female endurance athletes getting "skinny fat"? I couldn’t find a single case of a man getting ready for an Ironman who gained weight.
How to Perfect Your Pre-Race Ritual Before Race Day
How can you expect to perform your best on race day if you don’t practice everything - your nutrition, your equipment set up, and everything else?
Running Cadence and the Muscle-Shortening Reflex
It's a common misconception that a higher cadence requires more energy, but in reality the opposite is true - a higher cadence is more efficient due to the muscle-shortening reflex.
Weight Training Basics for Runners
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.
Flavia Del Monte
Athlete Journal: Julie Warren, Entry 12 - Taper Week
This week I'm finishing up my taper week for the LA marathon. I've never done a short taper like this before, so I'm curious to see what the results will be on Sunday.
Speed Racer: How to Get Faster at Running, Cycling, and Swimming
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.
Athlete Journal: Julie Warren, Entry 4 - Training For the Great Wall
I took some time off of training due to injury and life changes, but now that I'm settled I have my eye on my next challenge - the 2013 Great Wall of China Marathon!
Does Endurance Running Destroy Your Brain Matter?
A recent study showed that ultramarathon runners lost 6% of the gray matter in their brains by the time they completed their race. Are endurance sports bad for your brain health?
Racing (to Pay) Forward - An Interview with Kellie Smirnoff, Endurance Athlete
I had a chance to speak to Kellie about running epicman and ultras, her ambassadorship at GoTribal, her best marathon advice, and exactly why she does these crazy events.
You ARE a Runner: 5 Tips for Getting Started
Looking back I wish I had someone to tell me how to become a better runner before my first half marathon. So, I put together a list of 5 things that will help you get started successfully.
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