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Welcome to the world of running

Ready to step up your running game? Get quick tips, immerse yourself in our training articles or draw inspiration from the community.

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9 ways professional athletes find workout motivation

Turns out, even the pros don’t always want to lace up and get sweaty. Here’s how six of Polar’s professional athletes find workout motivation.

July 17, 2018
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3 things to know about breathing while running

Running Coach Ryan McCann lists three things (with a bonus tweak) all runners need to know about breathing on the run.

June 14, 2018
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The next level | Run like a pro

While most of us will never be as fast as the pros, training like one can help you tap into your full potential as a runner. Here’s how to concentrate on running form, mental toughness and recovery.

February 27, 2018
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What’s the best time of day to run?

Is there really an ideal time of day to run? Here’s what John Kenworthy, running coach at Siena College, has to say about the “early birds vs. night owls” debate.

July 11, 2018
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What to know about running with a jogging stroller

What does it take to make running with a jogging stroller successful? Here’s the best advice from Abby Bales, PT, DPT, CSCS and a mom of two.

July 5, 2018
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13 pieces of advice every running parent needs to hear

Heed this advice from parents on the run who have been there, running with kids, and learned from it.

June 26, 2018
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Want to run longer? Spice up your running life (and here’s how to do it)!

How to run longer and farther? You’ll find a million different answers to this question but here’s one that really works for adding mileage to your runs.

June 7, 2018
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The whys and why nots of barefoot running

Here’s what Physical Therapist Emmi Aguillard says about barefoot running – and whether it’s something you should consider.

May 31, 2018
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Hips don’t lie | Strengthen your hips for running

Personal trainer Lucy Young (with firsthand experience of hip surgery) explains why you should stop focusing only on your feet and how you can start strengthening your hips.

May 29, 2018
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Running data highlights from 45 million runs [infographic]

Can you keep up with the pace of the fastest runners? Take a peek into your fellow runners’ running data (anonymized, of course).

May 24, 2018
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Success secrets for the self-coached runner, part 3 | Resource guide

This is a must-read for all self-coached runners: Calum Neff’s top picks for reading material, online resources and recommended workouts.

May 11, 2018
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Success secrets for the self-coached runner, part 2 | Tools

Elite endurance runner Calum Neff shares his tools for the self-coached runner. Check out these self-coaching tips, tricks, and technology favorites that can help any serious runner find their own success.

May 2, 2018

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