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Run Fast AND Get the Body You Want with Metabolic Efficiency Training – Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS

Contrary to popular belief, losing or even maintaining weight while training for a marathon can be incredibly difficult. Many marathoners either find they can’t quite achieve the weight loss they want, or, on the flipside,... 

Chills and Goosebumps

If you’ve ever gotten “chills” or goosebumps on a hot run, chances are your body was approaching dangerous territory. In today’s Extra Kick, Coach Sinead explains the cause behind hot weather chills and... 

Workouts for Cross Country

For some of us, with fall comes cross country season. Listen in as Coach Sinead discusses the best workouts for cross country racing in today’s daily podcast. Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Sinead:... 

Active Isolated Stretching

Research shows that when you stretch, small microtears occur in your muscles that can often cause more harm than good. However, we also know that flexibility is essential to staying injury-free and having a strong, powerful stride. So,... 

Ultra Marathon Guide – Learn How To Maximize Your Performance

So you decided to run your first ultra? But wait. What did you actually sign up for? Any distance over a marathon is “technically” considered an ultra marathon. So I guess you could say 44K is an ultra. But for all... 

Running Back-to-Back Marathons

For most people, training for a single marathon is enough. But a growing number of runners desire something more. They’ll run two in a weekend, four in a month, or even four or five marathons on consecutive days. Either way,... 

Is the Zero Runner the Same as Running?

A hybrid between a treadmill and an elliptical, the Zero Runner was designed to provide a true running experience with zero impact. In today’s podcast, Coach Sinead explains the science behind this up-and-coming technology... 

Training by Miles vs. Minutes

Miles or minutes – that is the question. Coach Hayley explains whether it’s best to train by distance or time in today’s daily podcast. Listen in! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Hayley:... 

Long Run Frequency and Scheduling

Chances are you already know that when preparing for a half marathon or marathon, long runs are essential. But how many long runs should you do and when should you do them so that you’re ready to roll on race day? Coach... 

Are Walk Breaks Good or Bad?

Seasoned runners often look down on walk breaks as a sign of defeat: you only stop when you’re too tired to keep going. But what if we told you walk breaks are not only okay but can actually result in better performances? Sound... 

Why and How to Cool Down

While a nap may seem more inviting than a cool down after a tough session, your post-workout routine is more important than you may think. Listen in as Coach Hayley explains why cooling down is so vital and how to do it for the... 

Static Stretching

One of the more controversial topics in running is the importance of static stretching. Coaches, experts, and runners disagree over the role flexibility plays in preventing injury and boosting performance. So what’s really... 

Vegan Diets for Marathoners

Are you a vegan training for your first marathon? Or perhaps a runner trying out veganism? Check out today’s podcast as Coach Claire (founder of The Planted Runner) shares some tips on how to fuel your training on a vegan... 

Race Day Stomach Issues

Most runners have been there. After months of preparation, you step to the line ready to tackle those 26.2 miles….and then the stomach issues hit. So what’s the deal? What can you do before and during the race to make sure... 

Carb Cycling

Losing or maintaining weight is usually a big priority for runners, but despite how it may seem, losing weight and training hard aren’t easy to do in conjunction. That’s where “carb cycling” can come in handy. Listen... 

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