3 Technique Tips All Runners Should Consider

Running form and form analysis are hot topics these days. While form analysis at a running lab may have its benefits, it’s certainly not a necessity to learn the basics of efficient running technique. Beginners and advanced runners alike can learn how to make subtle, …

How and When to Inspect Your Running Shoes

Runners use their shoes more than any other piece of gear, and obviously, they take quite a beating. No matter how many miles you run at a time, you should follow the common guidelines that your shoes should be replaced between 300–500 miles. But, how …

Why You Need to Know Your 5K Pace

For many new runners, a 5K seems daunting. However, the more miles you log, the more you’ll see your 5K pace becomes a valuable training tool. Even if you are preparing for a marathon, knowing your 5K pace is crucial for speed workouts and race-day pace …

How to Find Your Cycling Strengths

Knowing what you’re good at on the bike can help you with everything from finding the right cycling events to tailoring your training plan to work on those things you might not be as good at. But knowing what you’re good at isn’t quite as simple as …

Rules of the Road: Bike Lane Laws

What cyclists are and are not allowed to do on the road can be a confusing topic since laws vary from state-to-state and even city-to-city. While bike lanes are one such gray area, it’s actually more straightforward than many of the other bike laws that …

How to Keep Running Regardless of Breast Size

New research published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport has found the larger a woman’s breasts are, the less likely she is to engage in physical activity. While women everywhere are not surprised by these results — including the researchers — it comes at a …

How Runners Build Mental Fortitude

When you’re new to running, training and racing can be filled with highs and lows. Progress can be dramatic and encouraging but having a difficult run can be discouraging when you don’t have the experience to realize it’s just a tiny blip in the big …