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Lunch Breaks for Runners

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

Get Moving With a Spring Cleaning Workout

Want to achieve maximum efficiency? Scrub the floors and do some strength training at the same time. This month, we’re challenging you to do some spring cleaning while sneaking in a full-body workout. You’ll be scrubbing a floor, so you’ll need a bucket filled with water and cleaning solution, and a rag. The challenge is […]

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 […]

Get Planning: How to Train for Your First Triathlon

In the third part of a three-part series, we discuss how to frame a training plan for the rookie triathlete. Read part one and part two. Congratulations on your decision to do this triathlon thing. You have the gear, maybe some goals, and now it’s time to think about your training. In simple terms, consistency […]

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 […]

Mind Your Manners! Learn the ABCs of Race Safety and Etiquette

This is a back-to-basics refresher course for runners on how to make the racing experience better for everybody. Always review the course map—even if you’ve done the race a million times, there may be changes to the route. Be on time. Carry a spare gel or two, just in case aid stations run out. Ditch […]