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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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How to choose running shoes | Expert tips for finding the right pair

To help you find the perfect pair, we invited the Swiss running company On to answer the questions you have been dying to know about running shoes.

December 7, 2017
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Running heart rate zones | The basics

Training in different heart rate zones will improve your running faster than repetitive training. Get into the zone and read more.

April 19, 2016
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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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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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10 ways to prevent chafing on the run

Nothing ruins a runner’s high like a bad bout of chafing. Here are 10 ways to prevent chafing on your next long run.

October 20, 2017
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“I’m a runner” | Six Polar Ambassadors share the moment they knew

If you move, you’re an athlete. If you run, you’re a runner. Read how 6 Polar ambassadors found their sport – and the moment they knew they were a runner.

October 13, 2017
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Why I run

A marathon medal, weight loss, peace of mind – everyone’s reason for running is different. Here, 14 Polar Ambassadors share their reason for “why I run”.

October 12, 2017
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Three treadmill workouts that’ll get you strong and sweaty in less than 45 minutes

Don’t call it the dreadmill: treadmill workouts can have serious benefits. Not only is the treadmill a convenient way to…

October 5, 2017
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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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