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

The Ultimate 400 Meter Interval Workout for Runners

The Ultimate 400 Meter Interval Workout for Runners

There’s hardly anything more satisfying than being really productive in a short amount of time. Whether you’re working on a project, completing household chores, or fitting in a workout – efficiency makes us feel accomplished. We often associate productivity with work or chores, but it can also translate to our running. It’s hard to beat … 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

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