The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential.
The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach
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You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a... Read more
Greetings runners. What is a good plan to get back into running after being unable to do it for 15 months due to a lung infection combined with knee surgery? I get to walk this summer, and can start jogging in September. But I need a plan.
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Hey everyone. I just joined the site (well just started actively using the site) and I'm doing couch to 5K. I just started Monday so I'm on day 2 today. I'm having a really hard time with my breathing while I'm jogging. I've never been a runner and I... Read more
Kind of a lurker here. I'll do a proper introduction at another time though. XD
I started running back in February following the couch to 5K plan. It's actually been going really well. As someone who never ran much at all in her li... Read more
I just recently joined the spark team runners on our way. There don't seem to be too many members on the team, not sure why, but I wondered if any runners would like to be more involved In a team like this. My friends and colleagues aren't as interes... Read more
There are some great organizations including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Susan B Koman's races, American Cancer Society that link exercise and fundraising in one. A great way to get involved, make new friends, and stay motivated for exercise!... Read more
The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing... Read more
Big news! I'm beyond excited to announce that I have created a brand-new workout plan exclusively for SELF magazine's September issue, which is on newsstands now! This workout features a fat-blasting cardio plan, heart-pumping plyometrics, an... Read more
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