Off-Road Running

One way that runners compensate for fewer running days is by increasing the quality of each run. For instance, "Running on sand develops power throughout...

Balancing hard runs with recovery

Speedwork is arguably one of the trickier running sessions you'll come across. Much of it is about pushing your limits, but not knowing what to...

A road runner goes trail running

Many road runners forget that trail running can be quite different. It's a lot more challenging than the road, there's a lot more "footwork" involved,...

Race Tapering: Is It Necessary?

Tapering is a very basic principle that every runner has to learn while training for a race. After you've built up your base, conditioned your...

Is It Bad to Run Everyday?

Runners that are marathon training generally follow the non-linear route, whereas runners with more time on their hands opt for linear periodization. Both types of...

Speed Training – Long Intervals

Intervals allow runners to gradually push their lactate threshold. Ultimately, this results in better running performance over an extended period of time. One particular study...

Running in Heat (and Humidity)

The problem with running earlier in the summer is that it's more humid. It's when your sweat drips off as opposed to evaporating while you...