What Are Running Strides and How to Do Them

What Are Running Strides and How to Do Them

Running strides can be a confusing topic in the running vocabulary. The singular term “stride” is usually used to refer to the length of your step in relation to your running form. However, when used int he plural form, “strides” are also used to reference a type of running speed workout. What are strides? When … Read More

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