While there are tons of training plans and regimes to help you tackle those 26.2 miles, there are unfortunately way less “recovery plans” or programs — only very expensive recovery tools. To help out runners looking for recovery advice, I turned to the latest research studies to find out.
It’s marathon season! Which means everyone with a race on the calendar is fixated on one thing, and one thing only: The weather. That’s right. Out of all the things you can and can’t control on race day, obsessively checking and rechecking the weather seems to be a runner’s favorite past-time. As a running coach,
I was running around mile 16 of the 2018 New Jersey Marathon when I pulled over to the side of the road, slowed to a walk, and started unpinning my race bib. I didn’t want to be running this race anymore; I wanted nothing to do with it. I had been gunning for a sub
These important stories need to be heard—and hopefully will inspire all runners to do better.
A list of major DOs and DON’Ts to follow as you begin, or get back to, your running practice in a safe and sustainable way.
Here are the best at-home and virtual workouts for practicing social distancing.
I was in Las Vegas recently for the Rock n Roll Half Marathon (blog post about it TK, I promise!) and, as per usual, had bitten off more than I could chew. Not only was I slated to run a half marathon on Sunday afternoon, but I had agreed to document my experience for Elite
For those of us who don’t have an extra $1000 around per month to spend on fancy recovery buffoonery, here are my favorite ways to gain a competitive edge.
Running in the heat can be difficult, and even more strenuous for certain people. But here’s why you shouldn’t immediately dismiss hot weather runs: Studies have found that running in the heat won’t just increase your rate of perspiration (which is helpful for cooling down your body), but it can also increase an athlete’s blood plasma volume, which leads to better cardiovascular fitness.
I don’t talk a lot about body image–not because I don’t have thoughts on it, but because I don’t want to say the wrong thing or be insensitive. However, the fact of the matter is that I was incredibly insecure about my body for a long time. Unfortunately, I think this is an issue that