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Study: Race alongside others if you want to PR

Race alongside others for a PR

Before you toe the line of your next race, take note: consider racing alongside other runners for the whole race if you’re gunning for a PR. A new study from the Journal of Sports Sciences sheds light on running in a pack. For the study, researchers analyzed the split times and running behavior of elite […]

How to warm up after a cold run

How to warm up after a cold run

We know a lot of you are hardcore runners. The cold, wind, sleet, or snow won’t stop many of you from running outside. Nor should it. Contrary to what your mom may have said, spending time out in cold will not give you a cold. The common cold is caused by a virus, just like […]

Don’t give up on running this winter

Don't give up on running this winter

We’ve cranked the thermostat up, put on all sorts of extra layers, and swapped our athletic shorts for fleece-lined tights. Buckle up, my dear runner friends, it’s going to be a long, slippery ride. But as many of us breathe that collective sigh of utter disdain for cold and snowy weather plodding, I implore you […]

How to run faster this year

How to run faster this year

Want to get faster this year? We’ve got you covered. There are a bunch of actions you can take to increase your pace. Try the following: Have a solid base. Before you work on picking up the pace, it’s best to have some endurance. Make sure you can run at least 5-6 miles comfortably before worrying about […]

5 tips for sneaking in workouts throughout the day

5 tips for sneaking in workouts throughout the day

Exercising more and getting fit is a great goal for 2015. Getting into a new routine, however, can be tough and it’s easy to let life get in the way. Don’t despair – you can successfully accomplish your resolution by sneaking in workouts throughout the day. Use lunch. Try to fit in a sweat session at lunch. Those […]