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Runners make common mistakes when it comes to keeping their feet healthy for the long run.
Turn mobility into a habit by incorporating it into your busy routine.
When to use each method for maximum recovery and performance.
Not every run needs to (or should) be a serious workout.
You can stay mobile even at home, counteracting hours of sitting with this plan of creative drills and work positions.
Blood flow restriction training, a new fitness trend, could boost your muscle strength, endurance, and help you recover from injury faster.
Hobbling around the house? These stretches will help relieve your discomfort (and feel good, too).
When it comes to yoga, the right poses can prep you for a great run and help you feel aces after.
Feeling stiff and sore after a hard run? Massaging tired muscles with one of these might be just what you need to get you out the door the next morning.
After tearing her calf, writer and pro athlete Laura Siddall put three running alternatives to the test.
Without adequate recovery—easy days, sleep, downtime—training adaptations go down the tubes.
Most of these items are easy to find—and all can be used to create the toolkit every runner should have.
Eliminate back, quad, neck, and shoulder tension that compounds after running heavy mileage.
Sleep is the single most important thing you can do to speed your recovery. It will complement your high-quality training while helping you avoid setbacks due to injury, illness, and overtraining.
How trail runner Keely Henninger found her way back to running after injury gave her a reality check.
For the first few minutes post-26.2 and through the next several weeks, here's a plan for a healthy recovery.
Electrical muscle stimulation units are becoming affordable enough for many athletes to have at home.
We can do a better job of recognizing that injuries are rooted in physical issues, but often come with huge mental consequences.
This fun, easy method for recording how each workout feels can help you track training patterns, avoid overtraining, and reach your peak.
The “pain in the butt” hamstring strain presents difficulties that are different from those posed by lower hamstring strains.
The "Couch Stretch" can reduce pains from your feet to your back, plus improve performance.
Life takes over. You get injured, sick, or sidetracked and training isn't going as planned. You can still salvage your next race.
Gluteal amnesia is no joke for runners. If you sit at a desk, you’re not immune.
Coach Kigar advises on the best time frame during which to stretch and foam roll post-workout.
Eight months postpartum, pro runner Tina Muir offers injury prevention tips for new runner moms based on her own recent experiences.