Running Economy

Want To Improve Your Economy? Stop Stretching

Can't touch your toes? It's not the end of the world.

Want Good Running Form? Don’t Be Lazy

Is a good stride a matter of many disparate elements coming together or one underlying virtue?

Coach Culpepper: Get Fast First

Even when training for a marathon, speed work is not to be underestimated.

Secondhand Doping: Does It Exist?

The training partners of runners on performance-enhancing drugs probably also benefit.

Q&A: An In-Depth Look At Better Running Form

Research by Stephen McGregor, PhD, is showing that the worst way to improve your running stride is to consciously try. Until a few years

Don’t Let Your Running Form Fall Apart

Study shows muscular endurance prevents fatigue-related loss of running economy.

The Runner’s Battle: Speed vs. Aerobic Endurance

Speed is rarely the limiting factor in how fast you can race, even for a distance as "short" as the 5K.

Anaerobic Development Is Key To Running Speed

Anaerobic capacity has been found to be the second greatest predictor of 5K performance after aerobic capacity.

Kick Your Way To Better Race Times

It's important to work on your finishing sprint even if you aren't trying to win races.

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