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How Easier Intervals Can Make You Faster And Stronger

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Intervals Made Easy = You Get Faster Here’s a Reddit post for a training method that the main proponent calls the “Easy Interval Method” … Read more

The Magic Of Run-Walk Training (And Racing)

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Why You Should Exercise Like A Hunter-Gatherer I take it as a given that many of us believe in key aspects of the so-called … Read more

Train Less And Run Faster (Yes, It IS Possible)

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Train Less And Run Faster (Yes, It IS Possible) I first met Bill Pierce, Scott Murr, and Ray Moss almost 20 years ago. I … Read more

Yes, You Can Run (And Hide) From Major Disease

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Yes, You Can Run (And Hide) From Chronic Disease Here’s a great and important new exercise paper that produced numbers and ratios we’ve never … Read more

To Jog Or To Walk (Between Interval Repeats), That Is The Question

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby To Jog Or To Walk (Between Interval Repeats), That Is The Question Interval training is the most studied and proven method to boost fitness … Read more

The Ultimate Marathon Taper Plan

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Peak Right: The Ultimate Marathon Taper Guide For marathon runners headed to Boston on April 15, it’s time–or maybe past time–to begin a solid … Read more

8 Of The Best Ultramarathon Runners In The World Today

Ultrarunners are the epitome of mental and physical grit and performance. They embody an indomitable spirit, relentless determination, and physical prowess that most of us runners can only ever aspire to attain.

However, any distance runners aspiring to improve their endurance or even take on their first ultra can certainly gain inspiration from the training and racing of the fastest and best ultramarathon runners in the world.

Top 20 Motivational Running Quotes To Get Your Legs Moving

Mental stamina is a key attribute to long-distance running. Consequently, motivational running quotes can help strengthen the mind and improve your performance. Many people glance at inspirational quotes and dismiss them as ‘feel good’ or ‘self-help,’ but solid motivational quotes can actually help you become a better runner… if you use them right.  It’s been … Read more

How Much Running is Too Much? 14 Signs You’re Running Too Much

While there is no magic number for what runners should run (because everybody is different), there are signs that tell you what is too much.

The warning signs emerge subtly at first—a twinge of fatigue here, a lingering ache there. We may brush them off as mere inconveniences, attributing them to the inevitable rigors of training.

The 6 Best Essential Oils for Athlete’s Foot

As runners, taking excellent care of our feet is a priority and should be at the top of our list.

If you follow this quick guide, you will have a much better chance at avoiding athlete’s foot altogether and in the unlucky event that you contract it, know how to treat it with essential oils for athlete’s foot.

The following six essential oils have antifungal, antiseptic, and even anti-inflammatory properties that can assist in relieving athlete foot and its symptoms.

Hash House Harriers: A Drinking Club With a Running Problem

The Hash House Harriers, or HHH, or H3, are a global group of sociable and non-competitive runners and drinkers. The Hash House Harriers are known as The Running Club With A Drinking Problem or The Drinking Club With A Running Problem, and their favourite drink is beer. Globally, there are more than 1,700 groups of Hash House Harriers, and … Read more

How A Simple Change In Running Form Can Boost Your Running Economy

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Today’s newsletter is presented by The New Hyperion Elite 4 by Brooks. Push limits, break tape, and make noise. Running Form Breakthrough! How To Improve Your Running … Read more

How Long Is A Cross-Country Race? A Detailed Explanation

Certain races are defined by their distance. For example, every 5K is 3.1 miles. A marathon is always 26.2 miles or 42.195 km. A similar thing could be said for the mile, a 10K, or the half marathon. However, some races have more open-ended distance criteria. For example, an ultramarathon race can be any distance … Read more

Does Running Make Your Butt Bigger? The Full Explanation

Although it can be a funny question to look up online, many people want to know how running affects the butt. Does running make your butt bigger?

Running can strengthen and tone the glute muscles, potentially enhancing the buttock’s appearance, i.e., making it bigger. However, its effect on size depends on individual factors such as genetics, training intensity, and diet.

What Serious Science Says About Ice Baths

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and deeper, more specific running advice. – Amby Today’s newsletter is presented by The New Hyperion Elite 4 by Brooks. Push limits, break tape, and make noise. “Train Your Brain” A New (And Better) Way … Read more