How to Use Yasso 800s in Running Speed Workouts

How to Use Yasso 800s in Running Speed Workouts

Browsing through the speed workouts on a marathon or half marathon training plan often feels like you’re reading a different language. With terms like Fartlek, VO2 max, high intensity, 5k pace, and tempo, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Are there any uncomplicated marathon training speed workouts? Yasso 800s are a simple, effective speed workout. Although … Read More

How to Run a Faster Mile | 9 Ways to Improve Your Mile Time

How to Run a Faster Mile | 9 Ways to Improve Your Mile Time

Just about every runner wants to improve their mile time at some point in training. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned runner, long distance runner or sprinter – running a mile is something we all have in common. Running a mile is the foundation of our sport. We build upon in with distance training plans, … Read More

11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

11 Strategies to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

Running a marathon is a challenging feat, so making the decision to try to improve your marathon finish time takes a great deal of courage. When you train to run a faster marathon, you are choosing to embrace the idea of failure while taking a chance on your dreams. No matter how many attempts it … Read More

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

Updated: May 1, 2020 Once you’ve been running for a while, it’s easy to settle in and think that you’ve hit your peak. You’ve found a pace that feels comfortable and assume that this is as fast as you will ever run. The thought of trying to increase your running speed feels a bit pointless. … Read More

How to Measure VO2 Max and Improve Your Running

How to Measure VO2 Max and Improve Your Running

Once we’ve been running for a while and started to settle into a groove, it’s tempting to try to improve. Most runners find themselves in constant competition with themselves, hoping for a PR at their next race, attempting to complete an interval in less time, or increasing distance to new lengths. Understanding VO2 Max can … Read More

How to Run a Fast 5k

How to Run a Fast 5k

As a long distance runner, attempting to race a 5k often feels foreign, uncomfortable, and downright hard. During a marathon or half marathon, many runners slow down and take things easy. However, during a 5k, many runners take the opportunity to really give it their all. As a shorter distance, it’s easy to assume that … Read More