Rate of Perceived Exertion: Why RPE Is The Best Running Metric

Have you heard of the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) chart but not sure how it’s used or whether it is useful for your running workouts? We explain what RPE is and how to use it for creating workout routines. If you’ve been running or involved in fitness for a while, you’re probably used to … Read more

Here’s How To Survive The 4x4x48 Challenge

As the world gets weirder, it seems so do our running events – and the 4x4x48 challenge is one of a few crazy running challenges currently getting people off their butts and into ‘crazy runner person’ mode. Inspired by ex-Navy Seal and ultrarunning nutbag David Goggins, the 4x4x48 challenge is one of a few ‘David … Read more

Adventures in Distance Running and Keto: How To Run Far on an LCHF Diet

In this post, I’m going to share my experience and advice in adopting the keto diet for 10-14 day cycles as a distance runner.   We’ll explore the background of ketosis, explain the potential benefits, and address the nay-sayers.  Interested in keto and running? Let’s jump in! The principle behind the ‘keto’ diet is that … Read more

HIIT Running Workouts: Benefits, How To + 5 HIIT Running Exercises

The HIIT running workout (HIIT = high intensity interval training) is perfect for all levels of runners inspired to step up their fitness, lose weight, or become faster and stronger.  If you have a regular running habit but never do high intensity training, you’re missing out. Some people choose strength training in the gym, others … Read more