Yasso 800s Guide: How To + Marathon Time Predictor

Yasso 800s are a classic speed workout that is widely used by distance runners. Yasso 800s have become a staple track workout in many marathon training plans – and can be used to predict your marathon finishing time (we’ll get into how accurate they are later). Today, we will discuss Yasso 800s in-depth and see … Read more

What Is A Tempo Run? + Why You Should Add Them To Your Training

Tempo runs or threshold runs are a type of workout every runner should include in their training program to improve performance. Tempo training is moderate-to-hard intensity running designed to make you a faster and stronger runner. Running at a sustained, hard effort will increase your tolerance to run for longer periods of time and longer … Read more

Running Strides Guide: Everything You Need To Know To Get Faster

Running strides are one of the foundational types of running drills that you can add to the end of a run to improve your maximum speed, neuromuscular coordination, and turnover. Beginners and distance runners focusing on shorter distance races may also do an entire strides workout with pick-ups done at your top speed or accelerations … Read more

How To Do The Shuttle Run Drill + 3 Tips For Success

Running drills will not only improve your speed, form, precision, and running technique but can also be a great benchmark exercise to assess your progress in terms of your conditioning and fitness level over time. Shuttle run drills, a quick 20m repetition-based running fitness test, can improve all of these metrics, and the shuttle run … Read more

6 Great Track Workouts For Sprinters

Every sprinter knows that to run faster, you need to do high intensity track workouts. Track workouts for sprinters help develop speed, power, acceleration, and speed endurance, which is your ability to maintain your speed for a longer period of time. So, what are the best track workouts for sprinters? To get faster, which running … Read more

5 Great Track Workouts For Distance Runners

The primary purpose of track workouts for distance runners is to help develop your speed, comfort running faster, familiarity with race pace, and aerobic and anaerobic capacity., depending on the nature of the intervals you are running and the relative intensity. But what are the best track workouts for distance runners?  In this article, we … Read more

9 Great Track Drills To Make You A Faster Runner

Although the bulk of the track exercises in workouts for sprinters does involve sprinting or running at different intervals, there are also other very effective track and field drills or other running drills that focus on sprinting and running form to improve technique, strength, explosive speed, and turnover. But, what are the best drills for … Read more

The Suicides Exercise Running Drill, Explained + 6 Tips To Do It Right

A common and extremely challenging running drill taken on by runners, basketball players, soccer players, football players, and athletes training for other sports is the suicides exercise or drill. Running suicides is likely a memory that nearly all of us have from our days participating in youth athletics (or perhaps one we tried to forget, … Read more

7 Effective Treadmill Workouts For Runners

The majority of runners usually prefer to run outdoors in the fresh air, taking even an outdoor rainy or snowy run over the boredom and monotony of running indoors on a treadmill.  For this reason, the running community has even created a tongue-in-cheek nickname for the treadmill—the “dreadmill”—to encapsulate the only-if-you-have-to attitude many runners harbor … Read more

A Skips Drill: Your New Favorite Drill To Improve Your Running Form

Runners often hear about the importance of proper running form; we know that running with good form can reduce our risk of injury and improve our performance. However, the practical side of things is trickier: how do you improve your running form? Although there are a couple of effective methods, one of the best ways … Read more