An August 2022 study tracked performance before and after pregnancy in elite runners and a whopping 46% improved performances post-pregnancy.
A new study compared two weeks of higher volume training versus two weeks of higher intensity training. The findings could have important implications for how athletes think about training interventions.
There isn't a lot of research into the relationship between yoga and running performance. But it provides a few key elements for runners.
A December 2021 study shows large amounts of individual variation across different phases of the menstrual cycle.
According to a new study, overtraining and underfueling share pathways, symptoms, and diagnostic complexities. Those connections have important implications for long-term adaptation and health.
It's not always best to grit your teeth and bear it.
There are 4 physiological reasons why consistent runs have an oversized effect on long-term growth. On a tough day, even 10 or 20 minutes can be plenty to spur progress.
Going slower every now and then may even help your fitness.
Plus, four workouts to get you past the beginner stage.
The question of what works and what doesn’t for peak ultra performance is surprisingly uncertain.
Eating enough food can be a high stakes game for athletes.
Free-flowing, feel-based long runs still have a place in structured training plans.
Glycogen fuels performance, and manipulating it properly can make you stronger.
Going beyond a marathon isn’t too lofty of a goal. This plan will get you there safely and successfully.
There is great power in “compassionate completion” of workouts and other difficult things.
It’s important to fuel well on shorter time scales too.
Training in a depleted state could have different effects on female athletes and male athletes. But for everyone, it comes with potential risks.
Looking at a study that examined the long-term training of 85 elite athletes.