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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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4 weeks to marathon? Get ready to taper!

How should you prepare during the final four weeks before a marathon? First, reach your peak. Then, cut back and sharpen the knife.

March 22, 2018
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Running power – the finishing touch to your running data mix?

Combining running power and pace with heart rate data offers unique opportunities for runners. So, if you already track pace, heart rate, and distance, maybe it’s time to put some power into it!

March 15, 2018
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How to run better | 5 + 2 exercises to build strength and speed

Here’s how you can fine-tune your training and advance from beginner to intermediate runner.

February 15, 2018
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Cycling vs. running – fierce competitors or the ultimate training buddies?

Which is better: cycling or running? Why not do both? Here’s how you can benefit from both and even combine them.

March 13, 2018
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When to replace running shoes | 3 signs of “shoe death” to watch for

Was your choice a hit-and-miss to begin with or are your shoes showing the three signs of “shoe death”?

March 8, 2018
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Marathon training | Getting the long runs right

When you enter the final 12 weeks of marathon training, the long run becomes a key focus. Running coach Nick Anderson tells us how to get the long runs right and “put the tiger in the cat”.

March 6, 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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4 things runners need to know about cross training

If all you want to be is a runner, why should you do anything but run? Because cross training will make you a better runner. Here’s why and how.

February 20, 2018
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An athlete’s love story isn’t about pink hearts and Valentine’s Day cards

This year we say no to the traditional Valentine’s Day fantasies and talk about true love for sports. What is an athlete’s love story made of?

February 14, 2018
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From zero to 60 or slow and steady? | How to progress in running

Running coach John Honerkamp recommends taking it slow when you’re starting out or getting back to running after a break.

February 8, 2018
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Is running your New Year’s resolution for 2018? Top 10 tips from an Olympic athlete on how to stick to it

Double Olympian Eilish McColgan shares her top 10 tips on how to stick to your running New Year’s resolution.

January 3, 2018
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6 race goals that have nothing to do with a PR

Focusing on a PR can be fun, but there are other race-day goals to consider. Consider one of these 6 race goals the next time you show up to the start line.

December 5, 2017

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