Run Better by Running Less

Many marathon run programs have 4 to 5+ days a week of run training, with the idea that if you condition your body enough in training, it will be able to handle the demands on race day.

Can’t run for a while? Here’s how to stay in shape while injured

Don’t let an injury undo all your endurance training. Here are some simple things you can do to stay in shape while injured so you can come back even stronger!

How to handle the heat of summer running

Hydration, recovery, and avoiding overtraining are essential when running in heat and humidity. Summer’s upon us, so read our article to prepare.

The Essential Components of a Complete Fitness Program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines physical fitness as “the ability to carry out daily tasks with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, and...

Tips to get rid of different types of body fat

You’ve probably heard this countless times, but being overweight or obese can cause serious complications to your health.

Push Yourself: The Mind Quits Before the Body

The day begins at 4:30 a.m. with a half-mile run to breakfast. Then comes three to four hours of grueling physical training: burpees, pushups, flutter kicks, all high-intensity, anaerobic exercises designed to strain the muscles and sap the breath. Interspersed are hikes and runs up the scrubby California mountains, lugging packs weighing up to 90 pounds — or carrying, fireman-style, a 200-pound buddy.