Cold, wet, icy and snowy, on the surface, winter certainly seems like a season for staying inside. But winter running can be so much more than just running on the treadmill.
Marathon recovery takes time but is often low on the list of priorities for most runners.
Much like run commuting, bringing a kid along for a run is an underestimated life hack. Running with a stroller can help the busy runner better balance training and family life.
To become a faster runner, you need to improve your aerobic capacity. How do you improve your aerobic capacity?
Setting running goals that are functional can help you become a more confident and focused runner. Carefully picked targets for both the short and long term are your answers when you inevitably find yourself asking "Why am I doing this?"
An often overlooked aspect of training among runners is the importance of running strides. It seems everyone is aware of how strides can help, yet so many ignore them in their routines.
A commonly discussed question among runners is whether running with a cold is smart. Or is it just foolish?
Push through or take an unplanned rest day? Ask any dedicated runner, and they will tell you about the difficulty of answering this question.
Stress plus rest equals growth. In the book Peak Performance, running coach Steve Magness and his co-author Brad Stulberg coined this equation.
Find out all about why you need to run slower to become faster. And learn how to monitor and categorise the intensity of your runs.