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Training Articles
How is Your Stride Frequency the Same as Your Two Year Old?
Believe it or not, there are many ways your running form is the same as a young child. Stride frequency is not a limiting factor in running faster, stride length is, read how you can improve your running form to go faster!

Do you remember when your parents celebrated the first time you ran across the room with flawless running form? Of course not,... 

What Biomechanical Error is Holding You Back?
To be able to run fast, it is important to make your running biomechanics is as efficient as it can be. This post explains how to fix the common weaknesses.

Believe it or not, you have been running almost as long as you have been walking. Unlike swimming or dribbling a basketball, nobody... 

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Nutrition Articles
A Detailed Look at the Diet of an Elite Marathoner
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In 2014, Jeffrey Eggleston was the 3rd American at the Boston Marathon. At the time, it was a big PR and one of Jeffrey’s... 

Can Pickle Juice Really Cure Muscle Cramps?
Can pickle juice really cure muscle cramping when running? Believe it or not, 3oz of pickle juice can cure muscle cramps when running. Here's the science on why and how it works.

Last week we took a look at what causes exercise-associated muscle cramps, the painful and seemingly random muscle spasms that... 

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Injury Prevention
How Your Hip Joint Mobility Can Predict Your Running Injuries
Your hip joint range of motion could be the source of your injuries, we look at the research on hip mobility, and what you can do to improve it.

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all the different sources of information telling you to take different approaches to get the most... 

Why Your Big Toe Might be the Cause of Your Running Injuries (And How You Can Fix It)
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Even though it is not talked about very often in running communities,  a “stiff big toe” (or as it’s often... 

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General Articles
How to Read and Interpret the Wear Pattern on Your Running Shoes

One of the best things about running is that you can do it anywhere. It does not require expensive equipment or fancy gym machinery... 

9 Tips to Keep Running Over the Holidays

Who has ever skipped out on a run over the holidays? Or if you did not skip a run, maybe you skipped out on the stretching afterwards,... 

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Interviews and Training Videos

Using Running to Give Back: An Interview With Australian Marathon Icon Rob de Castella
Rob de Castella

Many retired elite runners have found meaningful ways to give back to the sport to which they gave so much of themselves. One such runner is Australian marathoner Rob de Castella. Known as a fierce competitor who never gave an inch to anyone, Rob raced... 

Will a Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Ever Happen? An Interview With Dr. Philip Mafetone About His New Book “1:59″
Philip Maffetone

With the incredible speeds at which Kenyan and Ethiopian runners are running marathons these days, one of the hottest questions in the running world is: When will the 2-hour marathon be broken? Some, including this week’s guest Dr. Philip Maffetone,... 

How to Get Better at Racing: An Interview With 1983 Boston Marathon Champ Greg Meyer
Greg Meyer

Most runners and coaches would agree that there is a big difference between running a hard workout and running a race. And as we’ve talked about before, racing is a skill. The better you can get at learning to push yourself at the right moments,... 

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