The 6 Best Sprint Workouts For Beginners

When we hear the term sprinting, we most likely think of the famous Usain Bolt and his 100-meter world record time of 9.58 seconds or Florence Griffith-Joyner’s world record 100-meter time of 10.49 seconds. Their arms pumping, an inexplicable force driving these machines of human beings forward at unbelievable speeds; it all just seems so … Read more

CV Running Guide: What Is Critical Velocity Running?

There are roughly a dozen different types of running workouts. From track intervals to threshold workouts, hill sprints to tempo runs, running coaches and exercise physiologists have developed a relatively extensive library of types of running workouts, each designed to offer specific and unique physiological and psychological benefits. One of the less commonly referenced running … Read more

Kenyan Hills: Your New Favorite Speed Workout

Hill workouts should have a place in most runners’ training programs as their importance to performance cannot be underestimated. Most of us have heard of traditional hill workouts, but what about Kenyan Hills? The increase in specific leg strength that hills develop will make an athlete more efficient as their running economy improves. Research suggests … Read more

Sprinting Vs Running: Differences + Benefits Of 2 Distinct Workouts

Both jogging and sprinting can offer huge benefits for physical and mental wellbeing. However, whilst they might appear similar, there are some key differences between lower intensity running and sprinting in terms of how they are carried out as exercises, as well as how they affect your muscles, health, and running capabilities. In this article, … Read more

Threshold Run Guide + 5 Challenging Workouts to Try Out

Runners love their jargon. From DOMS to bonking, VO2 max to strides, there is undoubtedly a rich running vernacular, and knowing how to properly use the terms—both in conversation and in training practice—can help you feel like a real runner. While not every term that could be in a running glossary is necessarily one you … Read more

Zone 2 Training: The Science + Benefits

Many runners assume you have to train fast to get faster, and while speedwork is an essential component of becoming a faster runner, it’s equally important to build your aerobic base with easy running. That’s right—you actually have to run slow to run fast. Heart rate zones denote different effort levels or exercise intensities, ranging … Read more

10 Foot Strengthening Exercises For Runners + 5 Care Tips

Foot strengthening exercises – what’s the point? Well, if we ask ourselves as runners what our most precious asset is, what should our answer be? Our feet. By far. Our poor feet get abused day after day, training session after training session – and boy oh boy, are we good at neglecting them. Taking care of … Read more