Articles by Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

  • Workout Of The Week: Uphill Interruptions

    • Published Aug. 14, 2013
    • Updated Aug. 15, 2013 at 3:05 PM UTC

    Add an incline into the middle of your next interval workout.

  • Don’t Let Marathon Training Steal Your Speed

    • Published Aug. 12, 2013
    • Updated Aug. 13, 2013 at 11:41 AM UTC

    Use these tips to keep your wheels spinning when preparing for longer races.

  • Workout Of The Week: Squires Long Run

    • Published Aug. 7, 2013
    • Updated Aug. 9, 2013 at 3:36 PM UTC

    “It’s the long run that puts the tiger in the cat.” – Coach Bill Squires

  • Shannon Rowbury Mentoring Lindsay Lohan

    • Published Jul. 31, 2013
    • Updated Aug. 1, 2013 at 1:06 PM UTC

    The troubled Hollywood actress recently became buddies with the two-time Olympian.

  • Workout Of The Week: The Mixed Bag

    • Published Jul. 31, 2013
    • Updated Aug. 1, 2013 at 1:11 PM UTC

    Can't decide between hill repeats, an interval session, or a tempo run? Try rolling them all into one workout!

  • Ask The Coach: What To Wear When It’s Hot

    • Published Jul. 26, 2013
    • Updated Jul. 26, 2013 at 11:15 AM UTC

    Q. Hi Mario, It’s been so warm this summer I can’t stand to even wear a wicking short-sleeve T-shirt when I head out to run, so

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