Lace up your running shoes and put one foot in front of the other. You know the saying, you’re lapping everyone on the couch. Enjoy this collection of tips to become a better runner, no matter how fast you go or where you want your miles to take you.


The Best Hairstyles for Working Out

We asked our stylists for their go-to workout hairdos. Is there anything more annoying than your hair sticking to your sweaty face during an intense...

I’m a Runner—Here’s Why I Added Weight Lifting to my Workout Routine

Why cross-training is a great way to burn fat and avoid injury. I first got into running in high school when I joined the track...

Six Benefits of Sprint Training

Why you should be adding sprints to your workout routine—even if you hate running. Essentially, all you need to start a running program is a...

What Headphones Should You Wear While Exercising?

An expert from JVC weighs in on this workout accessory. Music for your workout can be like coffee in the morning—some of us can’t live...

10 Years of #Fitspo

On the 10-year anniversary of the hashtag, we’re celebrating some of the most inspiring fitness and wellness hashtags. Can you remember social media before the...

Outdoor Workouts for Eight Major Cities

Whether you’re visiting for work or on vacation, or just live there, here are outdoor exercise options for eight major U.S. cities. When we were...

Jump Right In

Learn to do a running jump and sail right over—or into—anything.

Running Coach Jason Karp on Three Metabolism Myths

The running guru on his latest book, myths about metabolism and a killer 14-minute cardio workout. When author and fitness coach Jason Karp discovered running...

Tips for Your Best Run Yet

What to do before, during and after your run to make it a great one. Whether you prefer running on a treadmill or outdoors on...

3 Ways to Get—and Stay—Psyched

If you know these tips, you don’t need a drill sergeant to get yourself going.

Use the Stress Response to Go Farther

The “flight” response can power your resilience—and your run.

Do You Really NEED to Run to Get in Shape?

6 alternatives if you hate running.

Spring Run

Turn the energy of this season to your advantage.

3 Must-Do Yoga Poses for Every Runner

Over the last decade, yoga has emerged on the fitness scene as the ultimate cross-training activity.

New Rules of Running Recovery

You can run injury-free.

Ready to Run: Movement Preparation

For well more than two decades, we have been competing either at a world-class level or coaching high-level athletes and teams in nearly every sporting event you can imagine.

10-Day Transformation for Runners

Novice or veteran, you’ll take to running (even more) with these moves.

Running Master Class

Clean up your technique for a better run.

A Strategic Approach to Mobility

Rules to live by for a long and happy running habit.

Energy to Go

What should runners eat?

Race-Day Ready

There are many reasons to run, one of which is that our runs (or walks or hikes) often prove that we can do more than we often thought we could.

Forward Motion

Spring is a season of change. It's time to take a good look at what's working and what's not working in all parts of your life. Those...

Hacks to Get Yourself a Runner’s High

Get a mental buzz from your next run with these four tips.

Unlocking Human Potential

Running is our birthright—Kelly Starrett’s working to restore it.

A Brief History of Running

How the sport has challenged and revealed human potential.

What Is Gait Analysis?

Look for signs of problems in your walking or running form, to head off problems later. Everyone’s body is unique and functions in a slightly...
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Check out America’s Fastest and Most Challenging Marathons

Add these 26.2-milers to your list. No one runner is like another, which is why there are hundreds of races tailored to the needs,...

Five Reasons You Should Add Walking to Your Long-Distance Running Program

Telling runners to slow down may seem counter-intuitive, but long-distance runners can benefit from adding walking to their training schedule. Here are five ways...

Avoid these Six Cardio Machine Mistakes

In order to get a good workout every time, steer clear of these common habits. People make all sorts of mistakes at the gym,...

Five Ways to Overcome Your Running Roadblocks

Overcome your rut, build imental strength and get running. Runners of every ability and athletic level can experience mental blocks that stand in the way...

Five Running Recovery Mistakes You Could Be Making

You buy the right shoes and create a killer training plan with plenty of built-in “days off.” But, if that’s the only way you...

Energy Returns

Adidas - Pure Boost X Adidas has taken its ultra-successful Pure Boost running shoe and created a version for women, the Pure Boost X. Like the...

Running Helps Your Brain

By working your muscles with a run, you could jump-start changes in the brain that expand your memory and ability to learn, says a...

Focus Pocus

It’s not a trick of the light — sometimes focus can dim your passion.
National Running Day

Seven Ways to Celebrate National Running Day

Start June off right. Lace up those cross trainers and set out for a run. Runners from across the United States will be lacing...

Get on the Ball for a Better Run

Jill Miller demonstrates three regenerative movements to help prevent injury and pain.

Blow Past Your PR With Sprints

Want to add some sprints to your workout? They have myriad benefits. Many people do them to lose fat and build muscle as sprinting...

Meditation and Running to the Rescue

Findings from a small Rutgers University study suggest that the combination of mindfulness meditation and running may have an even more powerful impact on depression...

Family Affair

Sibling inspiration, not rivalry, spurs Frank Bonner onward.

Alysia Montaño: Finding Her Stride

How U.S. Olympic runner and new mom Alysia Montaño continues to redefine success.

Hit-the-ground runner’s workout

Be a better runner with this strength endurance routine.

Avoiding Hitting a Wall this Race Season

Brendan Brazier explains why mid-workout fueling is essential.
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There really is a runner’s high

If you run, you’ve probably experienced a “high” at some point — a euphoric feeling that just makes you want to keep on going....
Running 5K

Rock Your First 5K With These Running Tips

Thinking of running your first 5K race? Here's what you need to know.


In "Race," award-winning director Stephen Hopkins and actor Stephan James tell the story of the African-American athlete who defied Hitler, then patiently faced race discrimination in the U.S.

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