Tempo runs, also called threshold runs, should be a staple for runners of every distance from the 1500m to the marathon. Here are the basics you need to know about tempo runs.
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Louisiana's Armand Duplantis will compete in his second Diamond League competition on Thursday in Switzerland.
Heading into next season, the girls ranks feature a number of rising freshmen who are looking to make an impact at not only their respective state levels but also on the national scene.
Olympic Coach Ryan Ponsonby checks in after the first two weeks of MileSplit's Official 5K Summer Training Plan, and answers some of your questions.
One of the most common and easy to identify running injuries is IT band syndrome. Here are several exercises that will help treat IT band syndrome and prevent a future reoccurrence.
Hidden in the dense tissue of the hip is a little-known muscle called the piriformis. Overuse injuries are common among runners. Here is our advice for treating Piriformis Syndrome.
Strength training is important for every distance runner. Having a strong, well-balanced body greatly reduces the risk of injury and can also increase race performance.
Plantar fasciitis has sidelined many a runner for weeks, months or even years. Being proactive about seeking treatment at the onset of injury is the best way to ensure that it is cured quickly and effectively.
The term "carbo-loading" is well-known and often used to describe the nutrition plan of a soon to be marathoner. But it is not the most effective way to maximize energy,
When injury strikes, therapists often will recommend orthotics to fix the problem. But are they useful? The subject is controversial. Here's what you need to know.
How many days per week should I run? The correct answer for how many days per week you should run is however many you are able to while keeping yourself healthy and happy.
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