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6 Key Factors To Achieving Your Marathon Goal

Coach Greg McMillan shares a few critical, controllable factors that contribute to whether or not you will run well race day.

Should You Lose Weight and Train for a Race at the Same Time?

Running can help you lose weight, but losing weight and racing fast are two distinctly different goals.

The Top 4 Training Mistakes in Ultrarunning

Where does training go wrong for ultras?

A DIY Guide to Managing IT Band Syndrome

What causes it, and what can you do?

What Runners Should Know About Antioxidants

They're important to counter the harmful effects of oxygen—which runners consume in abundance.

3 Training Ingredients for Your Fastest Half Marathon

Smart half marathon training will land you that PR.

4 Ways Massage Therapy Benefits Runners

Whether you run for fun, competition or stress relief, here are four ways massage therapy can significantly improve your running potential:

Blisters: A 9-Step Plan for Trail Runners

Blisters are a pain for runners, but they can be dealt with and even prevented.

6 Useful Variations to Traditional Strength-Training Exercises

A few twists to common exercises can make a huge difference.

Are You Making These Marathon Training Mistakes?

By avoiding these mistakes, you'll be a smarter and faster runner.

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