Running training takes practice and dedication. Running training plans are usually fairly strict but they are great for preparing for races. Check out the great running training guides in this section.
Top 10 Training Tips for a 5k
How Advanced 5K Training Works
How Intermediate 5K Training Works
Top 10 Training Tips for a 10K
How Advanced 10K Training Works
Top 10 Marathon Training Tips
How Advanced Marathon Training Works
How Intermediate Marathon Training Works
What's happening when you get a second wind?
Is it possible to run a marathon backward?
How Barefoot Running Shoes Work
10 Tips for Maintaining Your Motivation to Run
5 Tips for Motivation to Start Running
How Hitting the Wall Works
How Bungee Speed Training Works
How Circuit Training Works
How Hill Training Works
Does strength training help your heart and lungs?
How Ab Workouts for Runners Work
How Core Strength Training for Runners Works
You've got your running shorts on, your music playlist queued up, your water bottle filled to the brim -- it's time for a run, right? What's that, no shoes? A small but dedicated group of runners choose to train without footwear. Is barefoot running safe?
So, you're thinking about running a 5K race. If you've never run one before, those 5 kilometers might seem incredibly daunting. But countless others have done it before, and just a little bit of advice can help you get off of the couch and through the finish line.
You bit the bullet. You took the plunge. You signed up for a marathon. Whether it's your first, or your 50th, you've got several months of training ahead of you. Even if you've done it before (perhaps especially if you've done it before!), marathon training can be daunting.
We've all read about the positive health benefits of running. But despite articles, statistics and a pair of shoes right by the door, it's hard for some people to get going. There are a few tricks dedicated runners keep up their sleeves in order to stay focused, and they might work for you, too.
Gone are the days that strength training was only for bodybuilding. Buff, macho men "maxing out" on free weights have been replaced with health nuts lifting weights to stay fit. But does strength training actually help your heart and lungs?
By Sara Novak
Late-night infomercials advertising ab-strengthening rockers, loungers and workout DVDs insist that all you need are six-pack abs. But core strength training for runners goes beyond sculpting a washboard stomach. What can a strong core do for you?
First-time and even experienced marathon runners know it all too well: the feeling that hits around mile 20 when your legs begin to give way and you feel as if you would die if you moved another step. What's going on here, and what can you do to avoid it?