As a total running newbie, I had no idea how to properly run other than just going for it and letting my body figure things out mile by mile.
As a total running newbie, I had no idea how to properly run other than just going for it and letting my body figure things out mile by mile.
Interval training could help you lose more weight than a continuous moderate-intensity workout, according to a new review and meta-analysis published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Interval training may make your body more efficient at burning fat, the researchers believe.
Sen. Bernie Sanders will mount another bid for the White House — and his ideas are no less sweeping than the last time he ran. The independent senator from Vermont launched his 2020 presidential campaign Tuesday.
Higher race prices, more summer and winter races, and just about the same number of competitors on the road. Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox.
ClassPass is a gym class subscription service that is basically like the Netflix of fad exercise trends. For one monthly fee you can arrange a series of one-time stints doing every imaginable workout: from pole dancing to hydrospinning.
Estonia is often described as a genuinely digital society. Today a majority of government services are offered 24/7 online, and data integrity is ensured by blockchain technology.
Everyone knows that the traditional hand washing procedure: get your hands nice and wet under running water, add some soap, and scrub away. Unfortunately, if your hands are coated with a thick layer of grease, the usual method might not cut it—but reversing it sure will.
A long run is always better with music, right? That's why we've created this 90-minute playlist to help power you through those tougher sessions, whether you're running for the workout or training for a race.
This weekend, Nike set up an event where they declared three athletes would run the world’s fastest marathon. They were amazing athletes, to be sure, but the real news was how Nike controlled every possible condition to give the runners just the tiniest of speed boosts.
Running is one of the easiest ways to get a good cardio workout (and it's an important skill for when the Zombie Apocalypse hits). Whether you're just getting started running or have already run a marathon, here are some tips and tricks to make the most of your running sessions.
How’s the Throwdown treating you? If you’re logging tons of miles, great—but if you’ve slacked off a bit or are just joining us, that’s fine too. This week’s workout is for everyone. We’re going to run some tiny solo races, and they will make you faster.
59 diggs Sports Video The impressive thing about elite marathoners isn't that they can run 26.2 miles, it's that they can do it *while basically sprinting the entire time*.
There’s a good chance you consider yourself a slow runner—and shouldn’t. At any speed, you can still celebrate your victories. Ask around, and you’ll probably find that runners you admire consider themselves “slow,” too. I started out as a slow runner.
As a runner, there is almost nothing in this world that can take me to the places that running does. I find solitude in my running, I find my thoughts and my peace, I find energy and motivation, I come up with my best ideas and solve my toughest problems. Running transforms me.
A five-kilometer race, or 5K, is a good goal if you’re beginning to get serious about running. But what if you’re not sure you can run five whole kilometers (that’s three miles)? Don’t worry—it’s fine to take walking breaks. Running is hard. Sticking to a training plan is hard.
Earlier this year, Chris Solinsky stunned the nation as he shattered the American Record in the 10,000 meters. Running 26:59 in his debut 10k, Solinsky became the first ever American under 27 minutes and the fastest ever non-African.
Welcome to Inefficiency Week. Over the next five days, we’re going to take a look at what we lose when we get lost in the chase for efficiency. We’ll explore the ways it’s changing the games we love to watch. We’ll remember its failures across the pop culture spectrum.
In Segment’s early days, our infrastructure was pretty hacked together. We provisioned instances through the AWS UI, had a graveyard of unused AMIs, and configuration was implemented three different ways.
What are strides? I get this question ALL THE TIME so I thought it would be helpful to explain exactly what they are and how to use them in your training. I also surveyed runners on Twitter – you can follow me @JasonFitz1 – to see if they ran strides.
Do you know how to run? It’s a simple question, and probably something you might not even think about. After all, what’s so tough about running, right? You put one foot in front of the other, repeat the process as quickly as possible, and BAM you’re running!
For a sport that prides itself on its simplicity, distance running often plumbs the messy depths of the human psyche. I thought of this last month, as I sat slumped on the floor against my apartment door, trying to muster up the will to start my run. A nasty virus had hollowed me out.
It’s 4 a.m. on Saturday morning, and I’m five miles into my fourth loop of the Ragnar Trail Relay at Wawayanda State Park, in northern New Jersey. I’m supposed to be running. It’s a trail-running relay race, after all. That’s why we’re here.
On his website you can learn many things about Andrew Jones, professor of applied physiology at the University of Exeter.
It’s been almost exactly a month since Garmin announced their lineup of fall running watches, including three new units: The Forerunner 230, 235, and 630. Each of those units replacing previous iterations of the FR220, 225, and 620.
We asked celebrity runners how they got into the sport, where and how they do it, and if they had any tips to pass along. How long have you been running?I began running in high school, ran competitively through the beginning of college, then quit serious running for 30 years.
BOSTON — Look, I really don’t want to come off as that guy who corners you at the cocktail party and drones on about the epic marathon he ran the other day. I hate that guy. Everybody hates that guy. Even marathoners hate that guy.
You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again. This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of Running for Mortals, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes of running in four weeks.
Just like weightlifting, running works best when you move your body in the proper form. You can learn this form with practice exercises, but it’s not always easy to tell if you’re doing it right on the run. Lumo Run is a clip-on sensor that can tell you.
I’ve decided, at the age of thirty-two, to start running. Not as a result of a desire to be healthier or out of a competitive spirit; not even because it is a very grown-up thing to do and you will be assimilated into the cult of running if you wish to be taken seriously as a professional adult.
It isn’t hard to get started running, but once you get into the swing of things, it’s easy to injure yourself or ignore little things that make you a lot better. Running coach Jason Fitzgerald shares some of his secrets. Hindsight is 20/20.
If you’re bored with running down long stretches of road, here’s your chance to add some variety by taking your running to the track. Nike’s latest training plan will introduce you to sprint-based workouts with the goal of running your fastest-ever mile.
Before anyone gets offended, let me make clear: It’s not you, it’s me. I am, admittedly, not the target age for the new wave of running groups, but I can’t think of any time in my life when I would have felt completely comfortable in one of them.
The simple question of how do you run is largely unanswered in the running community. You have a bunch of pseudo-guru styles like Pose or Chi, but the key to running correctly to maximize performance is a topic that is largely left to elite coaches or biomechanics experts.
Many runners are happy running their regular routes at a relaxed “feel-good pace.” This boosts your overall fitness and gives you a break from your everyday stress. But it is precisely this monotony in your training that can often lead to boredom and waning motivation.
Running shoes are made so they fit snuggly and comfortably around your feet, but the way you lace them up changes how they really fit. Blogger KatieRUNSthis shows off a few different lacing techniques that can help when your shoe feels a bit too tight, your heel is slipping, and more.
Whether you’re joining our Turkey Trot Throwdown or just want the benefits running provides, you probably have some questions about how, exactly, you “become” a runner, beyond putting on shoes and going outside. Fortunately, we have answers, and now’s the best time to start.
“Get a good night’s sleep” is classic advice before a big race or event. But if you stayed up late picking out your best shoelaces and then woke up early to make it to the start line on time, have you ruined your chance at a good performance?
In recent years, many barefoot running enthusiasts have been saying that to reduce impact forces and injury risk, runners should land near the balls of their feet, not on their heels, a running style that has been thought to mimic that of our barefoot forebears and therefore represent the most natur
“Barefoot” Ted McDonald played a lively and central role in Christopher McDougall’s breakout book, Born to Run, with a simple but revolutionary message: “Some of the best technology you’ll ever own when it comes to footwear is the one you’ve already been given by your ancestors,” he
Welcome to the Complete Running Network 100 Beginner Running Tips. This first top 100 post is the CRN teams first group writing project — everyone chipped in to come up with the list. We hope you like it and that it becomes a place you refer to often.
Elite road racers make running look effortless. While most of us appear to be in pain, their cadence and form belie any of that misery.
Gina Kolata on exercise. It’s a topic of endless debate among runners. Is there a best way to run, so that you use the least energy and go the fastest? And does it help to run barefoot or in minimalist shoes?
So, not long to wait now. Spring 2017. Sub 2 hours for the marathon! The (short) wait shall be ended.
Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.
There’s nothing like an ambitious goal to focus your training, and running a marathon definitely fits the bill. Plenty of mere mortals have completed the 26.2 mile race, but it takes time, planning, and of course an appropriate level of fitness.
Are you making one of the following running form mistakes? There is a lot of chatter surrounding proper running form in today’s running world, which makes it very difficult to discern which approach is appropriate or suitable for you.
Would it surprise you to learn that almost no distance runners complete traditional speed workouts? No, your tempo run, fartlek workout, or interval session on the track doesn’t count. We’re talking about speed development—a type of workout that’s more common among sprinters.
Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. Barefoot-running enthusiasts long have believed that running without shoes or in minimalist footwear makes running easier, speedier and less injurious.
I trust my running app, most of the time. If I set out for a three-miler, and come home with only 2.8 on the screen, I’ll jog around the block to finish the job.
Do you want to run faster? Great! Let's run faster today. Then we'll take a little break. Then we'll run faster again a bunch more times.
OMAHA — Kaci Lickteig, in her creative efforts to mimic various mountain ranges that are not native to Nebraska, does some of her most important training here on a nondescript stretch of road that she calls Pacific Hill.
If road and track runners are sports cars, trail runners are Jeeps. Sports cars are built to speed around on smooth city roads, but throw a mud-covered rock at one and it’ll break down before you can say “midlife crisis.” You can throw anything at a Jeep, though. It is resilient.
Let’s be honest, running isn’t known for being easy. Even professional athletes who run for a living admit that yeah, sometimes it can be really hard. Of course, the more you do it and the more conditioned your body becomes, the easier running feels.
Athletes who spent the past few years embracing or scorning barefoot running can now consider whether increasingly popular “maximalist” shoes — with their chunky, heavily cushioned soles — are the sport’s new wonder product. Some dismiss the shoes as gimmicky, or just silly-looking.
When I first started performing running drills, I felt silly. Aren’t neon short shorts embarrassing enough? But running drills can be hugely beneficial to both casual runners and experienced devotees. This post originally appeared on Strength Running.
It’s important you buy the right shoes for your preferred type of running, but there’s no reason to spend a fortune on them. A recent study examined thousands of running shoe reviews and found that pricey pairs are generally rated worse than their affordable counterparts.
Can I run in sneakers? Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg.
Thinking about running? Don’t think about it - just do it. And to start you off here’s a handy a guide on how to run, what to wear and what to eat. On your marks, get set, go! Why run? Running can change your life. It’s certainly changed mine.
He is track and field's biggest dealmaker and ultimate sugar daddy. John Capriotti, vice president of Nike's global athletics marketing, has likely dispensed more money to more runners, jumpers and throwers than anyone else in history.
Today running power meter company Stryd announced their next generation running power meter unit, changing up the form factor and increasing the data metrics gathered. This new model is now a small footpod that you attach to your running shoe.
Few things can ruin a good run like turning a corner and facing a towering hill. You were making good time! You were flying along and everything felt great and the robot lady on your running app was whispering excellent numbers into your ear. Now that all comes to an end. You must trudge.
When running coach Eric Orton got an e-mail from a writer named Christopher McDougall in 2005, he had no idea that it would land him in a book that launched a revolution. Yet even as Born to Run took off, and the barefoot craze with it, Orton quietly shook his head. Everyone missed the point.
My first Division I cross country race began like any other in my life: a writhing sea of legs and elbows; the sound of spikes thudding into dirt; and competitors muttering, “Watch it.” My limbs felt light, as if they contained the hollow bones of a bird wing.
In late July 2015, Ralph Crowley woke up in a sleeping bag just outside of Quito, Ecuador. He lay snuggled inside for a few minutes, before scrambling to put the bag and roughly 20 lbs. of gear, clothing, and food into the athletic backpack he’d be wearing for the rest of the week.
I’ve been playing with for the past 2 weeks. Everyone around me seems to believe Docker’s best thing in IT since so I had to make up my mind. At , our infrastructure is based on 2 core principles: and, as a consequence, . means that, once a machine is deployed, you never update it anymore.
The day before the U.S. Mountain Running Championships in 2014, I was a naïve baby deer about to run full speed onto a six-lane highway. I thought trail running was about … well … running, and had plans to run up most of the course’s biggest climbs.
If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.
Learn how to squeeze a little more speed out of yourself by making the most of your training. We all want to get faster. And we’re all busy too. The most obvious and commonly pursued way to improve race times is to run more.