Speed/ Strength/ Stretching
Cross-Training for Running
Whether you're a beginner runner or an experienced marathoner, you can benefit from cross-training. Here's why runners should cross-train and what types of sports they should try.
8 Rules for Speed Training
To prevent running injuries, it's important that runners take some precautions before jumping into speed training. Follow these steps before you add speedwork to your training.
Benefits of Strength Training for Runners
Whether you're new to running or you've been running for years, you can benefit from strength-training. Some runners are hesitant to strength-train because they think it will make them bulky and slower. But strength-training is extremely beneficial for runners. Here are several reasons why:
All About Running and Stretching
Get information on stretching for runners, including when to stretch, tips for stretching, and stretches for runners.
Run Hills Properly
If you're one of those runners who dreads running hills, it may be because you're not using the right hill running techniques. Follow these steps for proper hill running and you may actually look forward to inclines during your runs.
Video: 5 Stretches for Runners
Keep your body flexible, injury-free, and performing at its best with these simple stretches for runners.
How to Keep a Training Log
Whether your goal is to run your best marathon time or to lose some weight, a training log can be a useful and motivational tool. Here are some basic guidelines.
Benefits of Hill Running
Some runners don't like hill running because it's, well, hard. But running hills provides a lot of benefits to runners, so don't shy away from them. Here are some of the ways you can benefit from hill running:
Pyramid Speed Interval Workout
Try this speed workout to beat boredom and work on running faster.
Tips for Stretching
Stretching is the one of the most important things runners can to prevent injuries. Follow these tips to make sure you're doing it correctly.
Tips for Increasing the Distance of Your Runs
One of the biggest challenges beginner runners face is increasing their distance. If you're just getting started with running, try some of these strategies to make your runs longer -- and more enjoyable.