Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

The term fartlek is definitely a strange one. It sounds more like a noise you’d make when you sneeze than a  running workout. But despite its silly name, fartlek training is a type of running that many runners have found helpful when increasing their speed. Despite the benefits, though, some runners neglect to incorporate these … Read More

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

One of the best parts about running is that there is always room for improvement. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, front of the pack or back of the pack runner, there are always ways in which you can improve. Learning how to become a better runner is an endless quest that teaches us about … Read More

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

When most runners think of speed workouts, they think of intervals, tempo runs and track workouts. But what’s missing from this list is potentially one of our greatest resources for increasing speed: hill workouts. Hill training is one of the most beneficial workouts for runners of all ability levels. Whether you are trying to increase … Read More

Boredom Busting Treadmill Workouts for Runners

Boredom Busting Treadmill Workouts for Runners

I have never been a fan of the treadmill. Running in the same place, on the same surface, while staring at the same view for any amount of time presents mental challenges that feel nearly insurmountable. I used to avoid the treadmill at all costs – considering it to be true to it’s nickname, the … Read More

The 3 Best Running Workouts to Increase Speed

The 3 Best Running Workouts to Increase Speed

Running often feels so addictive. When we first start out, we find ourselves filled with pride as we power through the first 10 minutes of running with no break. Suddenly we run our first mile, then our first PR, and it begins to feel like the progress will never end. The continuous opportunities for improvement … Read More

1 Minute Running Interval Workout

1 Minute Running Interval Workout

As an average, middle of the pack runner, I thoroughly enjoy my time spent logging miles each week. I head out in the midst of a training plan for a long run, or in the depths of winter just trying to maintain fitness. Sometimes I need to increase my mileage, while others are spent riding … Read More