As a runner, one of the most important biometrics you should consider is your heart rate while running. Your average heart rate while running gives tremendous insight into how hard you’re working or the intensity of your run.
As runners, we are somewhat naturally competitive and often look at what is considered to be good 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon times to see how we stack up against our peers and others in our age and sex group. Today, instead of looking at times for middle and longer distances, we will discuss … Read more
According to a study conducted by Run Repeat, including 19,614,975 marathon results in 32,335 races worldwide, a “good” marathon time across all sexes and ages is 3:48:20. We dive into the data and see how this breaks down by age and sex
Check out reference tables of VO2 Max percentiles to find out what’s a good VO2 Max for men and women broken down by age groups
Runners tend to be competitive by nature, and even if you don’t like to enter races yourself (or even if you don’t like running at all!), it is still fun to look at running records and see who is the fastest runner in the world.
So, who is the fastest person in the world in 2023? Who is the fastest man in the world? Who is the fastest woman in the world? Who are the fastest sprinters in the world ever?
In athletics, there are a variety of events such as middle and long distance runs like the 800 meters, 1500 meters, 5000 meters, and the marathon. In addition, there are hurdles, jumps, throws, and combination events like the decathlon. There are also short sprints. The fastest, shortest track and field event is the 100-meter dash. … Read more
In track and field, there is a wide variety of events and race distances, such as the 100-meter, 200-meter, and 400-meter sprints, hurdles, throws, relays, cross country, and so on. The 800-meter event is considered a middle-distance event where both speed and endurance play a part. This event occurs on a 400-meter track. As runners, … Read more
In track and field, there is a long list of events and race distances ranging from sprints such as the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, middle distances such as the 800-meter, 5k, and 10k, and longer distances such as the half-marathon and marathon. The 400-meter event is considered a long sprint event and demands a combination … Read more
It’s always fun to look at the fastest running times for specific distances and drop your jaw in awe at the blazing performances. Today, we will look at the fastest time for a 10k. What is the fastest 10k time ever? What is the fastest 10k time high school runners have achieved, and what is … Read more
Looking at the fastest race times for different running distances is a fun way to increase your motivation to set a big PR. But, what is the fastest 5k time ever? What is the fastest 5k time high school runners have achieved, and what is the world record 5k finish time? In this article, we … Read more
Ready to be awe-inspired by some of the best athletes in the world? It is incredibly motivating to see what the human body is capable of, and watching these elites smash records left and right, or hold onto their long-reigning titles just makes us want to go out there and give our absolute best. Check … Read more
Running a marathon is an awesome achievement, demonstrative of impressive physical and mental endurance, determination, and dedication to a training plan. It is a fitness achievement that is earned through consistent training, usually for 12 to 20 weeks or more, depending on your starting level of conditioning and experience as a runner. If you are … Read more
After you’ve been running for several months or longer, it’s natural to become interested in increasing the distance that you run. For example, you might progress from running 2-3 miles a day to 4 miles a day, and then maybe even 5 miles most days. Another good approach to increasing your endurance and aerobic capacity … Read more
Have you ever tried to walk or run with someone who has much shorter or longer legs than you do? Perhaps you have a running buddy gifted with lanky legs who seemingly takes one long, loping stride for every two or three short, choppy strides you have to take. Or, maybe you are a tall … Read more
By nature, humans tend to be competitive, especially those who are inclined to athletic pursuits. We want to be able to run the fastest, jump the highest or furthest, lift the most weight, or have the best endurance. Running speed is one of the main ways we like to compete and compare how we stack … Read more