10 Strength Training Tips For Runners, By A Sports Therapist

As a sport, running is littered with injuries, and it doesn’t need to be. Incorporating a consistent and well-planned strength training routine into your schedule is absolutely essential to longevity and performance. A staggering 80% of running injuries may be down to overuse, and strength training can directly combat that. Strength training improves the body’s … Read more

8 Great Hill Workouts For Runners + The Top Benefits Of Running Hills

Hill workouts are not often a runner’s favorite part of the training season, most likely due to the fact that these sessions are very challenging and take a lot of mental and physical grit to get through.  However, running hills is a fantastic way to supercharge your cardiovascular system while at the same time working … Read more

The Ultimate Strength Training Plan For Runners: 7 Dynamite Exercises

Including strength training in your weekly routine is important to be a well-rounded, strong athlete and runner, help you remain injury-free, and perform at your best in your training sessions and races. In this guide, we have created a strength training program for runners designed to help support your needs as an athlete to improve … Read more

5 Ultimate HIIT Treadmill Workouts To Get Faster

The vast majority of runners would probably agree that running outside along your favorite trail or route on a beautiful spring or fall day is the best way to enjoy your miles. With the sun shining on your face and a slight breeze to keep you from overheating, you can run as if you’re an unstoppable … Read more

Want To Run A Faster 2 Miles? How To Improve Your 2 Mile Run Time

Although many runners eventually gravitate towards running longer distances, beginners often stick with one and two-mile runs as they build their leg strength and cardiovascular endurance for long-distance running. Even once your fitness improves, and you can do plenty of longer workouts, a fast 2-mile run can still be a fantastic, efficient workout.  But what … Read more

14 Exercises To Run Faster: Expert Advice To Increase Your Speed

Who doesn’t want to run faster? Whether you’re a dedicated distance runner who can be seen logging miles every morning and is always training for some kind of race, or you play basketball, tennis, soccer, or any other type of sport that involves any bit of running, the faster you can run, the better your … Read more

1.5 Mile Run Time: How To Get That New PR

No matter where you are in your running journey, the prospect of running faster is always appealing. If you’re a beginner runner, you might focus on shorter distances as you build up your endurance, such as 1.5-mile runs. Additionally, a 1.5-mile run is part of certain military fitness tests, such as the IST for the … Read more

Speed Training With Resistance: 9 Workouts To Challenge You

If you’ve ever trained for a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon, or other distance race, there’s a very good chance you’re well-acquainted with speed workouts such as mile repeats and other track intervals, threshold runs, hills, and fartlek workouts. However, distance runners are typically unfamiliar with speed training with resistance, which is a highly effective … Read more

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

What’s A Good 1000m Time? Average Times By Age + Sex

Although most adult runners focus on race distances like 5k, 10k, half marathon, or marathon, plenty of high school and collegiate runners, as well as open and masters athletes who enter track meets, push the pace with the 1,000-meter race. However, because it’s not as common to find 1000m races, it can be hard to … Read more