Training

Improve Your Balance With These Moves

This challenge is all about balance exercises. The task is to walk from one end of a narrow surface to the other without looking down, walk backward to the starting point, then finally walk to the middle of your imaginary “balance beam,” squat down as low as you can, and rise back up to standing. […]

Lunch Breaks for Runners

Take this quiz to find out how to normalize a midday run from your office.

Sara Vaughn Knows Running, Pregnancy, and Comebacks

Soon to be a mom of four, the elite athlete and real estate agent shares eight pearls of wisdom from her experiences training (or not!) through it all. Two years ago, Sara Vaughn captured the attention and admiration of running fans across the country when she overtook six women in the final lap of the […]

Do You Have an Unhealthy Relationship With Running?

Sometimes we need a little bit of time to contemplate our feelings about running. Here’s how to make sure you are the perfect match. You already know that running has a whole host of physical, mental and emotional benefits: It can make you fitter, stronger and happier, to name a few. But is it possible […]

Ask the Experts: Long Runs and Healthy Hamstrings

This month, Women’s Running experts chime in on how far to run during the buildup to goal races, why consistency in training is important, and how to keep those hamstrings happy. How long should my longest run be before a goal race? When building up for races—no matter the distance—it’s important to incorporate a long run. This […]

Don’t Get Spooked by the Gear: Runners Can Become Triathletes

In part two of a series, learn about the equipment you’ll need to try multisport events. Missed part one? Read it here. So, you’ve made the decision to try events that include swimming, cycling, and running. Now it’s time to consider the gear you’ll need to complete your goal. Don’t run away, yet. Gear talk […]