Articles by Matt Fitzgerald

Sports Science Update: Why The Kenyans Are Faster

A new study suggests it’s the economy, stupid. Everyone knows that Kenya produces a lot more elite runners than most other countries.

Competitor Q&A: Katie McGregor

Katie McGregor talks to about training with her group in Minnesota and how she is able to bounce back from her narrow miss

Kara Goucher: “I’m Not Just Eye Candy”

Get to know a little more about America’s new long distance star Kara Goucher who will run the 2009 Chicago Rock ‘N’ Roll

Competitor Q&A: Amy Yoder Begley

Matt Fitzgerald caught up with 2009 USA 10,000m champion Amy Yoder Begley.  Amy discusses her relationship with her coach Alberto Salazar,

Sports Science Update: So Much For The Footprint Test

A new study suggests you can’t reduce your running injury risk by matching your footprint to your arch. For many years, running shoe

Watch Kara Goucher Race The Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Every step of the darling of American running’s August 2 race will be shown live on our exclusive “Kara Cam”. The hottest name in

Love Your Bottle, Drink More

A new study shows it’s not just what you drink that matters, but also what you drink from. Past research has shown that athletes

Competitor Q&A: Greg McMillan

Coach Greg McMillan talks to Matt Fitzgerald about his long term approach to coaching, how he developed his acclaimed McMillan Calculator

Sports Science Update: Pre-Race Breakfast Doesn’t Matter

As long as you consume enough carbs during the race, even skipping breakfast altogether won’t slow you down. There is some evidence

Competitor Q&A: Kara Goucher

American distance star Kara Goucher talks to Competitor Running about keeping training enjoyable, how her fans affect her racing and how

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