Runkeeper App Tip: Cross-Training and Manual Logging
Did you know there are over 30 activities you can log using the Runkeeper app?
Why You Need a Strong Core for Running
Core strength helps you maintain good posture, and reduce the pains that result from poor posture over a long distance.
10 Great Post-Workout Snacks to Help You Refuel
Check out some of our favorite post-workout snacks for you to try after your next long run!
6 Ways to Bust out of a Running Plateau
People at every level go through running plateaus but there is always something new you can try to escape them and get better.
Squats for Runners: Your New Best Friend
If we could pick one exercise to recommend to all runners, it would be squats. Squats can help improve knee stability, leg power, and body awareness, as well as prevent common running injuries. Knee Stability One of the biggest squat myths is that squats are bad for your knees. False! This myth comes from a […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: 30 Minute Hill Pyramid Workout
If you live in a hilly area or have easy access to a treadmill, this run will give you a lung-busting workout in 30 minutes. Hills allow you to build both strength and speed in just a 30-minute workout. The intervals begin short and progressively increase in duration from 30 seconds to 90 seconds, and […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Two Mile Threshold Repeats
We’re continuing our weekly workout series with another endurance workout that will help you work on establishing a good pace for longer distances and races. Short intervals will develop your speed, but if you want to improve your endurance, increase the duration of your intervals and slow them down a bit. Two-mile repeats will build […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Alternating Repeats
We’re continuing our weekly workout series with a repeat workout to help you practice running at your target race pace. 800 meter (½ mile) repeats are a popular 5K workout, as you are able to run your goal 5K pace in manageable intervals. Interval workouts such as these stress your aerobic power and therefore improve […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Long Hill Repeats
We’re continuing our weekly workout series with another hill workout that will help you build strength and endurance. While short and fast hill repeats are designed to improve your speed, longer hill repeats at a moderately hard effort will increase your endurance and fatigue resistance. Improving as a runner includes improving both your aerobic fitness […]
Your Weekly Running Workout: Track Pyramid
If you enjoyed last month’s Intro to the Track workout, you will love this Track Pyramid workout! In this workout, you will cover 4.5 miles total with 2.5 miles of those running at a hard pace. The Workout Warm up with 800 meters (2 laps) easy running. Run hard for 200 meters (½ lap), easy […]