Hill training can seem an intimidating concept for many runners – not just in the idea of running hills, but in figuring out the best way to do so. Fortunately, a recent study suggests there is little difference among types of hill workouts – the key is just to get it done.
Running form improvements – specifically becoming a lighter foot striker, and landing with your foot under the body – offer the opportunity for significant performance gains and consistent injury-free training. Here is one journey to work through a range of imbalance and immobility issues to allow such improvements to happen.
The ancient Chinese system of feng shui is concerned with controlling the flow of qi, or positive energy. Good running form involves similar principles, and here are four ways you can apply the practices of feng shui to become a more efficient runner.
A podcast interview with Alex Hutchinson brings an important lesson on how to avoid the quest for running perfection get in the way of doing the right things. Coming from a physicist with a bias towards precision, this is a powerful point.
Sitting all day is hazardous to your health and to your hard-won training gains. Here are ten ways you can squeeze in more valuable fitness-related work in your office, most of which don’t even require a change of clothes.