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ASICS GEL-Zaraca 4 Neutral Running Shoe Review

This neutral running shoe looks great, but looks aren’t everything. What matters is performance. ASICS is known for their great shoes and even greater customer support, but is this shoe an exception? The GEL-Zaraca...

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The Ultimate Hill Training Guide

I bet you’ll agree with me when I say that hill training is dreadful, nasty, and no fun. They come off as tough, intimidating, terrifying – pop me some more negative adjectives, and I’m sure they’ll...

This article talks about why you should run and the benefits of running.

Why Should I Run?

Why should you run? It’s not like you can’t lose weight by hitting the gym. Building huge muscles burns a lot of energy, and even keeping those muscles requires a lot of energy. This...

Does the Ketogenic Diet and Running Mix?

The ketogenic diet is based on high fat intake followed by very low carbohydrate intake. This diet goes against what has been preached for decades. Common knowledge since the 1950’s has boasted that carbohydrates...

Tightly Schedule Runs or Not?

Should I schedule runs, or should I leave it up to the air? There is some debate, but it depends on a variety of factors. Some people are great with schedules, others… not so...

Training Ideas: Long Run Fast-Outs

The long run primarily focuses on endurance and aerobic work. A lot of coaches hail by this type of run purely for that sake – it targets an area all runners need to have...

Training Ideas: Workout Interval Recovery

One of the struggles of track running is it becoming monotonous. It’s tough, exhausting, and eventually it just doesn’t spark your interest anymore. Like with anything in life, you need to break the monotony...

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Trail Running Shoe Review

Sleek and stylish, the Lone Peak 3.0 continues Altra’s flagline shoe series. There’s a reason why this line hasn’t been stopped. Previous models brought a powerful shoe to trail running – strong grip and...

Altra Olympus 2.0 Trail Running Shoe Review

Altra’s sleek Olympus series has a third edition – the Olympus 2.0. These trail running shoes are an improvement upon the old, or so advertised. As both a track and trail runner, these peaked...

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Improving Anaerobic Ability: Sprints

Usain Bolt is famous for his ability to dash and smash through records with top-speed. Sprinting is his forte, and he knows it. Unlike distance events, sprinting is all about holding and maintaining a...

Improving Aerobic Ability: The Long Run

Every runner needs to develop their endurance and push it as high as it can go. Long runs improve endurance drastically. Sprinters don’t need it so much, especially down to 100m and 60m, but...