Your average pace and weekly mileage are important stats to live by, but without strength-training running exercises, you won’t be nearly as efficient as you could be.
You’re not going to stick with it if it doesn’t work for you. Here are 5 ways to create a training schedule that helps you meet your goals.
Want to run faster and more efficiently? Dig into these 5 tips and learn how to make your next run as smooth as buttah.
Not into running? Committing to a marathon might make you love it. Here are three marathon training tips to help you fall in love with running.
Trying to improve your running form? Dust off that treadmill belt and dig into these tried-and-true treadmill tips to help you up your running game.
If you’re not recovering properly, you’re not progressing. Heed these four must-know tips to improve your running performance.
With this 8 week half marathon training program, you won’t just finish the race—you’ll crush it.
Don’t let low temps stand between you and your training. Gear up, get out, and go run in the cold—while still staying safe and toasty.
Is your running feeling stagnant? Spirited runner and inspirational Instagrammer @trackclubbabe shares her 5 tips for powering up your running workouts.
If “cardio” sounds more like a four letter word, here’s how to begin a running plan that you’ll actually learn to love.
Sleep can be so elusive! Avid runner and veritable well of running knowledge, @trackclubbabe, shows us how to get the zzzs that score the PRs.
High-intensity interval training might leave you gasping for air, but the benefits packed into these quick workouts are definitely worth your while.
Want to improve your mile time? We’ve got 5 actionable tips to help you bring the HEAT.
Trail running breathes fresh air into your standard training regimen. Get ready to go off-road.
Find some balance in your mileage portfolio by adding these running workouts to your training routine.
Switch out your constant pace for heart-pumping interval runs instead. Learn why interval training can help you pump up the volume on every workout.
Take your running to new heights—literally. Get the lowdown on the benefits of hill running and learn how to increase your speed while improving your strength.
If you want to maximize your endurance and increase your speed, it’s time to turn tempo runs into your new best friend.
Especially when first starting out, running can suck. Between cramps, trouble breathing, chafing, itching, knee pain, foot pain… the list of obstacles goes on.
You love running with the pup, but don’t want to sacrifice your stride. Now you and your dog will be able to run in good form—without getting ruffed up.
Is your run feeling a bit stagnant? Add these top 100 songs to your running playlist and reinvigorate your routine!
With the right goals, training schedule and mindset, you can push through any slump and gain back your running motivation.
In the battle of walking versus running, which comes out on top? Learn the benefits and drawbacks of both and decide for yourself!
It’s always a good idea to brush up on your running form. Read this 10-step guide to the perfect running form and make every step count.
In through the nose, out through the mouth. Or is it the other way around? Coach Joe breaks down how to breathe to up your running game.
Traveling? Here’s what you need to know to ensure your hydration, nutrition and overall health don’t take a nosedive while you’re globetrotting.
Can’t muster up the energy for your morning run? Read these. Get inspired. Lace up and crush pavement (or trail).
Feeling dizzy? Bonking on runs on the regular? Dehydration can affect your performance and your health. Here’s what you need to know:
Congrats on staying dedicated to running, but have you been ignoring the essential component that’ll take your running to the next level? Continue reading
Not sure where to start with foam rolling? Here’s how to get the biggest bang for your buck out of your foam roller. Start today!
It can be hard to remember to relax when running. This trick can help you decrease muscle tension and become a more efficient runner. It’s a win-win!
How often do you think about your toes? Your little piggies can make a BIG difference in injury prevention, speed and training for runners.
You’ve been working your butt off working out. But, darn it, that same butt also hurts like heck! Here are our favorite ways to soothe sore muscles. Continue reading
Girl, this Nike Free TR Flyknit was made for you! Make your training gains with plush cushion, easy flex, and sock-like fit. Sorry guys, this one is just for the ladies.
We collected some of our favorite motivational, hilarious and just plain relatable quotes from some of the amazing women running the 2018 Boston Marathon.
You’ve put in a lot of hard work – and mileage – but now you need to taper. Ugh. Why? Here are five reasons why you need to taper and how to do it without going crazy. Continue reading
Are you making any of these 8 marathon training mistakes? If so, you might not reach the finish line in quite as good of shape as you could. Continue reading
Think running more will make you a better runner? Think again! Try these 6 training exercises you need to work into your workout ASAP.
Lack of motivation to workout happens to the best of us. These Instagram accounts feature the inspiration you need to tackle your 2018 goals.
Working out solo is out. Wearable tech continues to be in. Here’s what you need to know about the fitness trends of 2018.
Runners, it’s time to stop avoiding yoga. It’ll make you more limber, less injury-prone and an overall better, happier runner.
Tyler Underwood’s journey to becoming a 2:18 marathoner – and qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials – was no easy feat. Here’s what it took:
2018 is YOUR year. Enter our INCREDIBLE sweepstakes to win FREE SHOES for a year, a gym membership and two race entries!
The worst part about blisters is that they stop us from doing what we love to do – run. Here are 9 conventional and unconventional ways to banish blisters.
Can’t figure out what you should get for that friend or family member who just can’t stop talking about bootcamp, CrossFit or their WOD? Here’s some inspiration.
Running coaches can change lives. Road Runner Sports team member, Garrett Sheehan, shares his account of how his high school coach helped him grow as a runner and a person.
Ah, long runs. They can be peaceful, cathartic, exhilarating, sometimes a bit boring, but they’re always good for self-reflection and a slew of weird thoughts.
While it may seem like a necessary evil to some, there are four solid reasons to tackle treadmill running more often (and not just during winter).
Don’t let running get cut during the holidays. Your sanity depends on it! Here are 4 strategies to work your run into your busy schedule.
Our roving workout-tester extraordinaire and in-house footwear expert, Jessica Evans, tackles a tough, rewarding OCR class at SlimGym in Escondido, CA.
Running is a great way to stay in shape and reduce stress. But it can put you at risk for decreased flexibility, sore muscles and tight hips.
The first American woman to win the NYC Marathon in 40 years is awe-inspiring, full of spirit and incredibly quotable.
Veronica Amaya started her fitness journey at 240 pounds after realizing she wasn’t living the life she wanted to live. She wanted more. Here’s her story.
You’ve probably heard of shoe rotation. HINT: It’s not continually returning and exchanging shoes. But it could save you from running injuries.
Feet. We run on them, sweat them up and take them for granted. Runners’ feet are especially prone to wear and tear. So what do you do to prevent that?
Treat your hamstrings right. They can – and will – come back to haunt you.
Head in the clouds? Do you suffer from serious brain fog after logging miles? Your absent-mindedness isn’t just due to tiredness.
Where you’re looking while running could be hurting your performance. Try this trick to take your running to the next level and nix tiredness on your runs.
Wearing dark clothes at night? STOP! Trying a new route? Not so fast. As daylight hours decrease, your commitment to running safely should increase.
Is it fact? Is it fiction? It’s so hard to understand what fitness and health advice is real and what’s just complete nonsense!
Slogging through your long runs dreaming of brunch? This simple trick can make a big difference in how you approach longer distances when running.
Salty sweaters of the world, you’re not alone. Here’s why you’re crusty, caked and grainy after running.
Are they looking at me? Are my shorts too short? I’m not fit enough for this. Nix those negative voices. You’re running and you’re great.
Ah, the seemingly elusive runner’s high. Sometimes it happens, sometimes it doesn’t. But what if you had more control over it?
Mmmm, snacks. Oranges are not only delicious, but they also serve as a functional pre-run treat to help runners before and after their run.
You hear it all the time when people talk about great athletes, “Wow did you see that? They’ve really got “it”!” Is ‘it’ obtainable for the everyday person?
Not trying to scare anyone off, just keeping it real. Maybe a little too real. But hey, this is the world of running and it can be an awkward mess.
Staying committed to working out when traveling isn’t hard when you have motivation and a few tricks up your compression sleeves.
If it makes you a faster, more efficient runner, it’s worth the weird stares, wouldn’t you say?
Fellow foot-stomping runners of the world, we’ve got some work to do. Get your performance on with this running hack.
A newly minted ultramarathoner discusses everything from chafing to the powers of pickle juice.
To compress or not to compress? Let’s tackle that question.
Motivational quotes are great…unless they’re not. Here are the top 12 worst motivational quotes.
It’s easy to find articles touting the benefits of water, but some of the data presented is wishy-washy at best. Let’s debunk! Continue reading
Dr. Chad Wells demonstrates how to self-treat running injuries using a handy dandy massage ball. Say hello to sweet relief from pain!
In through the nose, out through the mouth. Or is it the other way around? Coach Joe breaks down how to breathe properly to up your running game.
Unlock this secret language and keep your running partners in the loop.
There’s so much advice about how to effectively run a 5k. Too much. We’ve simplified it for you.
Fat tends to be a bad word in the nutrition world. Too bad, because fats are one of the most underrated and misunderstood requirements in a healthy diet. Continue reading
They’re the body part you use the most when running, but you ignore them, admit it. Here’s why – and how – you should be nicer to your feet.
Basically, regular exercise makes you an unstoppable, charming, creative badass. All the wins will be yours.
Can’t sleep? Stop being crabby and start doing yoga. You’ll thank us. So will your partner, friends and anyone else who has to deal with tired you.
We hate to break it to you, but there’s a whole lot more that goes in to making sure your shoes fit PERFECTLY than just doing a thumb-check. Continue reading
These performance nutrition products will not only power you through the longest of runs and hardest of workouts, they actually taste good, too.
These three tips and incentives will help that reluctant friend, significant other or family member want to lace up and run. You’ll be a hero!
Tired of counting sheep? Sleep is the sweet balm that restores us after a long day of work and play. Here’s how to get more of it.
If you’re not using these products, it’s no wonder your aches and pains are sticking around! These injury prevention and recovery items are game changers.
Our San Diego fitness expert reviews Fatshred Bootcamp at Versatile Fitness and her fave training shoe for this workout.
You can now happily avoid pre-run stretching thanks to a technique that will help you run more efficiently.
You’ll be mad you didn’t know this before. All those runs that could’ve been glorious!
Good beer comes to those who run! Our Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K Series pairs running and craft brews. Continue reading
Use your new running words to impress, confuse or amuse!
Have you tried boxing fusion? Here’s what you need to know about this empowering workout.
Before you lace up and leash up, consider the following tips to ensure that your dog is ready to run.
Dads, your big day is hours away. Father’s Day! Here are your top 6 pro dad tips to whip your family weekend into shape. Continue reading
The first five minutes of almost every run is hell. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying. Here’s how to make it better. Continue reading
It’s obvious there’s a special chemistry that attracts runners to each other. Six couples share their tips on what keeps them running strong.