The general rule of thumb is that the average person burns 100 calories per mile of running. But sometimes, you don’t want to just go by the general rule of thumb. Sure, you could wear a running watch to track your calorie burn, but maybe you’re a purist or maybe […]

Calories Burned Running Calculator

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Stockbyte I once asked a colleague who has coached many runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon. “That’s easy,” he said. “You want to run as few miles as you can and still win.” […]

6 Rules to Determine How Many Miles a Week to ...

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James Farrell Hills may loom large and daunting in a runner’s path. But take on the challenge to climb them and you’ll find a pot of gold on the other side: a more powerful, efficient stride, which can net you faster times. “Physically, training on hills builds muscle strength,” says […]

4 Hill Running Workouts That Will Boost Your Speed and ...

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6 Exercises That Help Your Lower Back Pain

Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strength training exercises will not only help you prevent injury, but it will also make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient […]

10 Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

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Giphy The difference between an average runner and a better runner isn’t mileage. And it isn’t weight, diet, shoes, or mental toughness either. It’s leg speed. But speed training isn’t simply about running a faster 5K. Pushing your pace will also provide a whole host of other fitness and health […]

10 Health Benefits of Speed Training That Go Beyond Faster ...

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Getty ImagesPeopleImages/Getty Images When I think of the summer I spent on Nantucket, I think about my six-mile runs to the ocean. What I remember most is taking in the sights of still ponds, the buzz of open-air jeeps, and the feel of uneven cobblestones beneath my sneakers as I […]

How Tuning Into Your Five Senses Can Transform Your Run ...

Getty ImagesArtem Varnitsim Strength training is an essential supplement to a runner’s roadwork because it strengthens muscles and joints, which can improve race times and decrease injury risk. If you want to perform at your full potential, you need to take a comprehensive approach to running. That means targeting areas […]

Why Strength Training Is So Important for Runners

Saucony Guide ISO Gallery
Matt Rainey Price: $120Type: RoadWeight: 10.5 oz (M), 8.9 oz (W)The Right Shoe For: Overpronators who need just a little motion control The revamped Guide maintains the solid support runners liked in its predecessor, but has an entirely new upper for better fit and comfort. The ISOFit design is individual […]

The Revamped Saucony Guide ISO Has a Custom-Fit Feel

Brooks Mazama 2
Matt Rainey Price: $140Type: TrailWeight: 9.7 oz (M), 8.0 oz (W)The Right Shoe For: Dirt-dancing on twisty, rooty trail runs Buy Men’s Buy Women’s More Images The Mazama 2 is Brooks’s lightest trail shoe, geared for runners who aren’t afraid to take their speed workouts off-road. A lightweight mesh upper […]

The New Brooks Mazama 2 Is the Company’s Lightest Trail ...

Trevor Raab Whether your event is the 100 meters, the mile, or the 5,000 meters, you’ll want a pair of track spikes to speed you to your best time. This year’s spikes are lighter, more comfortable and more versatile than ever. They also have innovative new uppers, where woven materials […]

The Best New Track Spikes for 2018

Salomon S/Lab Ultra
Matt Rainey Price: $180Type: TrailWeight: 10.8 oz (M), 9.5 oz (W)The Right Shoe For: Setting a new trail race PR Buy Men’s * More Images * The S/Lab Ultra is sold in Men’s sizes only.Salomon’s S/Lab line is the brand’s crème de la crème shoes, featuring premium materials and geared […]

Storm Every Trailhead in the Salomon S/Lab Ultra