Training Plans

Chase Performance Gains by (Safely) Increasing Your Mileage

Chase Performance Gains by (Safely) Increasing Your Mileage

The biggest secret of running training is simple: run more miles. Here is how to harness the power of the "Trial of Miles."
New to trail running, or coming back after a hiatus? Not a problem!

New to trail running, or coming back after a hiatus? Not a problem!

Follow three key principles, and employ this 12-week program to safely build up your base
What’s the Best Ultrarunning Book for You?

What’s the Best Ultrarunning Book for You?

The low-down on 5 titles with training and other tips
Why Consistency, Not Intensity, Is the Key to Running Success

Why Consistency, Not Intensity, Is the Key to Running Success

Consistency over time is the only way to reach your potential. Here’s how to get there.
How Much Do You Really Need to Taper?

How Much Do You Really Need to Taper?

Rest up for your goal race without losing fitness or going stale
 
How to Run Slow

How to Run Slow

Learning to slow down is key to running fast at other times
Build Strength and Speed for Sub-Ultra Trail Racing

Build Strength and Speed for Sub-Ultra Trail Racing

How Megan Roche trained for her win at the NACAC Mountain Running Champs—and what you can take away from it
Ask the Coach: Strength Train on a Schedule

Ask the Coach: Strength Train on a Schedule

Ways to fit cross training around a busy life
Ask the Coach: Destroy on the Downhill

Ask the Coach: Destroy on the Downhill

Not all downhills are created equal
How to Plan Your Racing Season—Without Overdoing It

How to Plan Your Racing Season—Without Overdoing It

Seasoned ultrarunners and coaches offer advice on setting your race calendar