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Aerobic Build Weeks

Aerobic Build Weeks

In a long-term training cycle, aerobic build weeks can reinforce aerobic adaptations while giving the body space to adapt.
Study Finds Potential Cardiovascular Risks From COVID-19

Study Finds Potential Cardiovascular Risks From COVID-19

The findings were independent of preexisting conditions and acute illness severity, possibly indicating that athletes should exercise extra caution in returning to activity.
Adventure Planning Basics

Adventure Planning Basics

Tips, tricks and good ol' common sense for planning your first adventure run.
Why Should I Care About Running? 

Why Should I Care About Running? 

It’s OK if you sometimes struggle with the big questions about running (and life).
How to Prepare for a Personal FKT

How to Prepare for a Personal FKT

In the age of Covid-19 and race cancellations, interest in PFKTs is soaring. Here’s how to approach your own adventure.
 
Long Run Adaptations With Less Long-Run Distance

Long Run Adaptations With Less Long-Run Distance

Adding shorter workout sections early in long runs can make them play longer, improving fitness with lower risk.
Try Not To Judge Yourself On Your Bad Days

Try Not To Judge Yourself On Your Bad Days

If each day is a test of your fitness, a running life can be punishing.
Training In Hot Conditions May Enhance Fitness And Performance

Training In Hot Conditions May Enhance Fitness And Performance

New studies examining the role of heat on hemoglobin mass may have important training implications.
The Importance Of A Rest-Day Routine

The Importance Of A Rest-Day Routine

A rest-day routine can help support adaptation and prevent next-day flatness.
Feel-Good-Finish Long Runs

Feel-Good-Finish Long Runs

Setting up long runs to feel empowered at the finish can have major fitness benefits.