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Time to Run Fartlek?

Runners are always on the lookout to mix up training routines. Add a twist to longer runs by incorporating the "fartlek" technique.
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Try 1K Repeats to Increase Lactate Threshold

One kilometer repeats are grueling, but they increase lactate threshold and prepare you psychologically for race pace. 

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Warm Up to Post-Workout Ice Baths

Endurance athletes have found that toughing out 6-8 minutes in an ice bath eases pain caused by vigorous exercise. 

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BCCAs + Carbs: A Winning Combination

As an endurance athlete, are you confident you're getting the right combination of supplements to both reduce muscle fatigue and speed recovery?
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4 Training Zones For Purposeful Running

Understanding the different zones of training and how they can lead to improvement will help you run with purpose.
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3 Ways Runners Can Overcome Weakness

Ignoring shortcomings only limits performance come race time. Try these exercises to help address some of the most common weaknesses in runners.

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Cross-Training Sports For Runners

To stay in prime condition, it's a good idea to switch up runs with sports like cycling and swimming.

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Running: The Uphill Battle

Cringe at the thought of running on hills? These conditioning workouts provide the strength needed to reach the top of your running game.
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3 Simple Running Tips to Boost Endurance

Building endurance isn't as difficult as it may seem. Try these three simple steps to take your workout to the next level.

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Tire Pulling For Improved Endurance

Tire-pulling is a novel way for hard-core runners to improve endurance, but be prepared to attract attention.
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Spice Up Your Training Plan

If your regular running routine has become a big bore, it may be time to incorporate some exercises not normally included in a conventional training plan.
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Carbohydrate Use in Marathon Running

Loading up on energy-boosting carbohydrates adds that extra mile to your endurance and stamina for marathon runs. 


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