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Whether you're a casual or competitive runner, use these training tips to run strong, stay healthy, and feel great.
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Keep your body healthy all year round with these injury prevention and recovery tips.
The food you eat is just as important as the miles you log. Use these tips to help you fuel for top performance.
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From first-time marathoners to 26.2-mile veterans, these tips will help you reach race-day success.
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The Dos and Don'ts of City Running
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The Dos and Don'ts of City Running: Running in the city brings vastly different challenges than a suburban route. Use these dos and don'ts as a guide to successfully navigate your next urban run. By
How to Perfect Pacing for RunningHow to Perfect Pacing for Running
Even the most seasoned runners can get pacing wrong. Take this advice to perfect your race day pace and get your next PR.

Taking a Break from Running May Do You Some GoodTaking a Break from Running May Do You Some Good
Don't feel bad if you take some time without putting on your running shoes. It might be for the best.

How to Become a Morning RunnerHow to Become a Morning Runner
The idea of running before the workday sounds great. But it can lose its appeal when the alarm goes off before dawn. Take on these six ways to make morning running a habit.

Keep Your Cool: A Runner's Guide to Heat and HydrationKeep Your Cool: A Runner's Guide to Heat and Hydration
Don't let the weather hinder your run. Take care of yourself and keep your feet moving with this sound advice.

The Beginner's Guide to Getting FasterThe Beginner's Guide to Getting Faster
If you want to run faster, you can't just push it. Find out the basics on working slowly to increase your speed.

Recovering Right During Interval TrainingRecovering Right During Interval Training
Ever wonder what to do after each rep of an interval workout? Find out the type and amount of rest to take to make a difference in your performance.

Why Most Runners Don't Lose WeightWhy Most Runners Don't Lose Weight
Trying to lose weight by running? If the number on the scale hasn't moved, it's because you're doing it all wrong.

5 Runs That Kill Boredom5 Runs That Kill Boredom
Spice up your runs with these new ideas to bring joy to your running while doing something good for yourself and others.
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