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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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What to know about the most common running injuries

No two injuries are alike. Here’s what physical therapist Abby Bales says all athletes should know about some of the most common running injuries.

August 11, 2017
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Ultramarathons 101

What is an ultramarathon and is it something you should consider training for? Let’s break down everything you need to know before clicking that oh-so-tempting ultra race registration button.

July 31, 2017
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Get a running start with Polar Running Program

Polar’s free Running Program is a personal and adaptive running plan for those training for 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon runs. Read how to get started.

April 4, 2016
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How to pick the perfect running route

It can be tempting to run the same loop of your neighborhood every day. So, here are a few ways to switch up your routine and find a new running route.

September 19, 2017
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What to do the night before your big race

It’s the night before the goal race you’ve been training for. Now what? Here are 12 pre-race strategies to help you get ready the night before the big race.

September 14, 2017
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Running power | What it is and why it matters

Power talk is only for cyclists and triathletes, right? Not necessarily. Here’s what runners should know about running power.

September 13, 2017
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A day in the life of a world-class athlete | Noah Droddy

What does a day in the life of a world-class athlete look like? Read how a recent interval day shook out for professional distance runner, Noah Droddy.

September 5, 2017
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A day in the life of a world-class athlete | Will Leer

What does a day in the life of a world-class athlete look like? Professional track athlete Will Leer shares exactly how he spends a typical Sunday.

September 5, 2017
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Four active recovery workouts

While passive recovery can be oh-so-satisfying, getting an active move on may help promote recovery. Here are four active recovery workouts to try.

August 31, 2017
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Why you shouldn’t necessarily spend the day after a long run on the couch

What is active recovery and when should you opt for it over total rest? Here’s what every athlete should understand about active recovery.

August 31, 2017
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7 reasons you had a bad run

Easy run didn’t feel so easy? This might be why.

July 4, 2017
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Breathing while running | A step-by-step guide

Can your breathing impact your running? Can it improve performance? And if it can what techniques should you employ?

June 27, 2017

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