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

How To Increase Cadence While Running: 6 Pro Tips

If you’re a regular in spin class, own a Peloton or other indoor cycle, you’re certainly familiar with your RPMs and the ever-present quest to pedal your legs faster and faster. Your pedal stroke rate is your cadence. Now, how to increase cadence while running instead? While more familiar to cyclists, the concept of cadence … 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

Want To Get Faster? Here’s Why More Slow Runs, and Less Speed Work, Is The Answer

When I coached high school track and cross country, there was an assistant coach who would tell the runners, especially during the long, slow, base-building summer runs, “you’ve got to go slow to go fast.” They would look at him sceptically, but his advice, while perhaps counterintuitive, is actually quite sound. Research, in fact, has … Read more

High BPM Songs to Power Your Running or Workout

We’ve all experienced challenging workouts or tough moments during races where we just need to power through, and boy is it hard sometimes! Many find that a fun, motivational high BPM songs playlist is a great tool to help push through those challenging training or racing moments. Music can inspire you, distract you, and even … Read more

The Incredible Benefits of Sprinting: How Running Fast Improves Everything

When it comes to the benefits of sprinting, there are so many more pros than cons. Many different types of exercises (even within run training) come with warnings: don’t overdo it, mix it up with other workouts, etc.  But sprinting is something you can do no matter where you are in your running training. Are … Read more

6 Essential Bodyweight Exercises For Runners

You probably already know that running is excellent for building your cardiovascular health. But what about muscular health for the rest of your body?  By improving the muscular strength of the rest of your body you improve not only your overall health but also your running ability, as well as helping to reduce and minimize … Read more

The Game-Changing Magic of Hill Running + 8 Hill Run Workouts

The effectiveness of hill running cannot be underestimated – if you’re looking for one workout that makes you faster, stronger, and go further, run hills. Hill runs were a staple for British athlete Sebastian Coe, who built up strength in his formative years by using a variety of hills in the streets of his hometown … 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