Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Why Traditional Sit-ups and Ab Workouts Won’t Help You Avoid Injury or Run Faster
    One of the most difficult challenges runners face is avoiding injuries. Training, improving, and enjoying running would be infinitely easier if we didn’t have to worry about getting injured. Unfortunately, the reality is that injuries do happen…and they happen often. Recent research estimates that 82 percent of runners will get... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-17
  • LAVA Magazine comes to visit
    LAVA Magazine came to visit, check out what they had to say, and find some tips to help your knee cap move like it should. And if you want to read a snippet on the latest with now-local phenom Kate Grace- check this out here! today, do something that scares... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-04-17
  • Is There a Smarter Way to Train for the Half Marathon? An Interview with Luke Humphrey, Author of Hansons Half Marathon Method
    The Hansons-Brooks Distance Project has been helping good, but not star runners, compete with the best athletes in the world using unique and innovative training methods. More importantly, they’ve shared these methods to help runners like you achieve extraordinary results. The Hansons approach to marathon training, specifically the long run,... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-16
  • Scott E-Ride AF Trainer Review
    Scott E-Ride AF Trainer Review John Shepard over at Take it on the Run sent some shoes for us to review. The size was perfect for Team Faster Bastard runner Adam Palmer. The Good Adam: I was excited to have the opportunity to try out the Scott e-ride AF Trainer.... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-04-15
  • THE Textbook of Running Medicine – yup, hot off the presses!
    Many years ago, the first edition of the Textbook of Running Medicine was published. It was an amazing conglomeration of peer-reviewed research to help all clinicians who deal with running athletes in one hard-bound source. It sold out world-wide and was out of print. Well, over the past 2 years, the team... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-04-15
  • Five Tips for the Corporate Runner
    Modern life means that many of us struggle to achieve a healthy work : life balance… Let alone a work : training : life balance! Whether a runner, triathlete or any other type of athlete also holding down a full-time job, there are a number of challenges facing us both physical... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-04-14
  • Can Vitamin C Help Improve Recovery from the Marathon and Ultramarathon?
    If you’re looking for the ultimate challenge in long-distance running, you’ll find it in the marathon and ultramarathon. While most runners are familiar with the marathon distance, fewer (although the number is increasing) have heard of or run an ultramarathon before. A term reserved for races that are further than... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-14
  • Altra Superior 1.5 Review
    Altra Superior 1.5 Trail Running Shoe Review The Good Thomas: The Altra Superior 1.5 is packed with cool well thought out features. Some of my favorites are the “Gaiter Trap” and the removable rock plate. The Gaiter Trap is a patch of velcro that you can attach the back of... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-04-11
  • Guest Post: Running For Your Life
    Running For Your Life By Leslie Vandever Why run? “It’s not only the feeling we get while running—forgetting about worries, and relieving tension, but it is also the feeling we get after a good run. The calm and focus, as if the world slows down and we have more time... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-04-10
  • The Kettlebell Swing – Technique Tutorial
    Last week I saw the excellent video below on Facebook, posted by my friend Andrew Read. If there’s one exercise I see consistently coached poorly and executed horrendously on the gym floor, it has to be The Kettlebell Swing. As an exercise, it has potential to be hugely beneficial in... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-04-10
  • Why the FIRST ‘Run Less, Run Faster’ Method Doesn’t Work
    If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know that I don’t have a “one-size-fits-all” approach to training. I believe each runner is an experiment of one and proper training needs to take each individual’s strengths, weaknesses and limitations into account to be effective. That said, I do believe... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-10
  • Understanding the Science of Training to Run Faster: An Interview With Steve Magness
    Understanding the “why” behind your workouts is an often overlooked aspect of training for many runners. Whether it’s because you are new to the sport or because you’ve read outdated or faulty advice, many runners struggle because they can’t connect the physiological with what they’re trying to accomplish on the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-09
  • Impatience
    I’m horribly impatient.   Blame it on working in the tech industry or growing up in an age of broadband Internet and microwave steamer veggies (seriously, you don’t even have to open the package to cook it). Maybe it’s a cliché for people my age to say this, but I’m... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-04-08
  • Statesman Capitol 10,000 Race Recap
    Yesterday, I ran my first Statesman Capitol 10,000, which is an annual staple in Austin racing. It’s billed as being the biggest 10k in Texas with almost 12,000 finishers, and it was a great experience. I hadn’t done a 10k since the IBM Uptown Classic in October, so I was... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-04-07
  • Why Runners Collapse During or After a Race
    At this year’s New York City Half Marathon, reigning Olympic 5km and 10km champion Mo Farah of the United Kingdom took on Geoffrey Mutai, one of the best marathoners in the world. Though Mutai bested Farah by a good 17 seconds, that wasn’t the biggest story of the day. Moments... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-04-07
  • Puma FAAS 1000 Running Shoe Review
    Puma FAAS 1000 Running Shoe Review The Good Johnny: I’ll start by saying that I wasn’t expecting very much from the shoe and that I was pleasantly surprised with how the FAAS 1000 felt. I went out for 10 miles an hour after I got them and I was able... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-04-04
  • Mizuno Wave Hitogami Review
    Introduction A couple months ago, I reached out to Seth Hasty (formerly with Mizuno; now with Skechers) about trying out the Hitogami for my blog, especially since I haven’t run in Mizuno since about 2005. A month or so later, the Hitogami arrived at my door for Jordan and I... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-04-04
  • Mizuno Wave Hitogami Review
    Introduction A couple months ago, I reached out to Seth Hasty (formerly with Mizuno; now with Skechers) about trying out the Hitogami for my blog, especially since I haven’t run in Mizuno since about 2005. A month or so later, the Hitogami arrived at my door for Jordan and I... read more
    Source: Vagabond Running | Published on 2014-04-04
  • Patience is Probably the Best Quality in a Runner
    I spend a lot of time playing the numbers game and weighing probabilities of various outcomes as a running coach. Things come up for everyone, whether those things are the beginnings of an injury or just a scheduling conflict. A significant proportion of my job is taking a step back... read more
    Source: Coach Caleb | Published on 2014-04-03
  • Running with a GPS – A Powerful Tool/Crutch
    It might sound ridiculous, but it’s true. I’ve gone back and forth over the years on the use of a Garmin or other GPS watch while running. On one hand, it helps me get a good idea of where my fitness is by comparing my perceived effort to the pace... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-04-02
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