Recovery runs don't actually accelerate muscle recovery, but they do have other important benefits.
Increase your mileage aggressively or conservatively depending on the situation.
Learn more about the benefits of exceeding your target race distance in training.
How often should you run is one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training.
If you mess up the training balance, go the other way— gradually.
Tread lightly when upping your weekly mileage number, as fatigue and injuries can set in.
In a scientific case study, an elite cyclist improved his time trial by riding less and running hard.
Don't screw up your race in the last two weeks of training.
Learn how subtle year-to-year increases in volume can pay off in the long run.
Don't run miles just for the sake of running miles.