A Guide to Start Kids Running Safely That Is Fun And Rewarding

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How To + Training Guide

So, you want to walk a half marathon? That’s a great goal! Walking a half marathon is a wonderful way to jumpstart your fitness, prepare your body for running (if that’s your goal), and feel accomplished. While walking is less impactful on the body than running, it still requires training. Walking 13.1 miles or 21 … Read more

How To Run 5k In 17 Minutes: Guide + Training Plan

The 5k is one of the most popular race distances, common in road races, trail races, track races, cross country races, and parkruns alike. Many runners spend some time improving their 5k time when they first start running but then may dabble with longer distances, potentially sticking more with 10ks, half-marathons, and marathons. Or, they … Read more

Running Workouts for Beginners A Definitive Guide from a Running Coach

Day one you’re just focused on making it around the block without dying and then weeks pass, months pass and you start to wonder if you need to do more than run at the same pace all the time. Enter running workouts for beginnerswhich are designed to help you change up your running plan without … Read more

What is a triathlon? The ultimate beginner’s guide to swim/bike/run – Beginner Triathlon

You might have heard friends talking about it, you might have caught a glimpse of an exciting spectacle at the Tokyo Olympics, and you are looking for your next challenge, but what is a triathlon? Fear not, we have you covered with an in-depth guide to a unique sport which combines three very distinct disciplines. … Read more

The 9 Best Quad Stretches For Runners: Stretching Guide

Running isn’t just about running. There are numerous essential factors that must be included in a runner’s life to become a well-rounded athlete and achieve peak running performance. Aside from actually running, warm-ups, cool downs, strength training, healthy nutrition, adequate sleep, physical therapy, and stretching should all be part of a runner’s schedule. This guide … Read more