Does Running Give You Abs? How To Build Abs Through Running

Does running give you abs? While most runners don’t run solely to get abs or tone their body, it can be a nice side benefit of the sport.  While running is primarily a cardio exercise, it does strengthen and tone many muscles in your body, including your abs. Since running takes many forms – sprinting, … Read more

Music and Running: Can Running With Music Make You Faster?

Can running with music make you faster? We’ve all felt the perceived performance benefits when you put on a favorite track during physical exercise, but does listening to music as you run actually make you faster – or is it all in your head? In this guest post, Taylor Nugent (MS, LAT, ATC, CES) dives … Read more

Average Marathon Times, sorted by demographics [+ Half Marathons]

If you’re in marathon training mode and gearing up to run 26.2 miles, you might be curious about what the average marathon time is – in other words, how long does it take to run a marathon. In this post, we’re going to do a deep dive into historical marathon finishing time data to check … Read more