Why you should let go of your peak fitness

With December comes snow and cold for those reading in the Northern Hemisphere and the end of the 2013 racing season. In ultra-marathoning, the last big race of 2013 is The North Face Endurance Championships, happening this weekend in San Francisco. If you are the...

Ditch the marathon to run a faster marathon!

Have you plateaued at the marathon? Frustrated with not having enough time to train for a full? The half-marathon is a powerful race distance. Long enough to be challenging and a very good predictor of marathon times yet short enough that recovery is quick. My...

Does running on a slanted road cause injury?

Hattip to Pete Larson at Runblogger for posting this study on FB a few weeks back. Runners who take to the side of the road to get your miles in, pay attention! A new study coming out of Journal of Applied Biomechanics by Birgit Unfried, Arnel Aquinaldo and Daniel...