Running

Gear Up For Your Long Training Runs With These 9 Essentials

If you're training for a half, full, or ultramarathon, you've got a schedule full of long runs on the horizon. Being out on the open road for hours can be intimidating, but if you're prepared, you'll feel right at home and more able to focus on your st...

5 Reasons a Triathlon Should Be on Your Fitness Bucket List

A post shared by Anna Quinlan (@quinlananna) on Apr 23, 2017 at 1:54pm PDT We all have a fitness bucket list (even if you haven't admitted it yet). You know there's a small voice in your head that's wondered, "Could I do that?" . Maybe it's a pole...

You’re Only 5 Minutes and 4 Moves Away From Stronger Abs

During a recent trip to London, I sat down with the very engaging Desirèe Henry, Olympic medalist and Adidas athlete. When we spoke, the English sprinter was only days away from winning silver in the women's 4x100-meter relay at the World Championships, adding yet another medal to her already growing collection. Based on our conversation, you never would have guessed that she was in the throes of an intense competition; she was incredibly warm and at ease throughout our evening chat. She shared that just that week, her mom was calling on her for fitness advice; specifically, a workout. Desirèe more than obliged, creating a quick four-move circuit. "For me it's all about the core and the abs," she said. "I do a little bit every day - even if it's just before bed."RelatedTrust...

The 300-Calorie-Burning Walking-Jogging Workout

If you're just starting a workout routine, doing gazelle-being-chased-by-a-lion sprinting intervals will be just as painful as they sound. Ease into it by doing a brisk walking workout that includes short and slow jogging intervals. This lower-impact w...

Run 5 Miles in 1 Hour With This Perfectly Paced Playlist For a 12-Minute Mile

Homing in on that 12-minute-per-mile pace? Let's do this! We're on your team and ready to pace you . . . with music, of course. These upbeat pop jams for summertime are between 120 and 140 BPMs, making for that ideal 130 BPM average for your target ru...

15 Beautiful Marathons to Cross Off Your Running Bucket List

If your idea of the perfect vacation happens only after you log hours of running, allow us to help you plan your next destination race. These beautiful, scenic courses are motivation enough to get training - or, if you've already signed up for your own...

The Best Running Shoes Nike Has to Offer

There are tons of brands to pick from when stocking up on fitness gear, but you made up your mind long ago that you're a Nike athlete. You already have your Internationalists for everyday walking, and your Cortezes for when you want something cute to w...

The Next Time You Hop On the Treadmill, Do This to Burn More Calories

Between the extreme heat and humidity, and Summer thunderstorms, unpredictable weather this time of year may be one reason to take refuge in your trusty ol' gym. Treadmills might feel safer and more controlled, but you might even find the workout feels...

This 1-Hour Running Playlist Will Make You Feel Unstoppable

Most runners can identify with this crisis scenario: you've got your long-running route planned, you picked out your best gear for the day, applied SPF, ate a great prerun meal . . . but you forgot to make a playlist. It only occurs to you just as you put your earbuds in and grab your phone to press play - how are you supposed to work on your splits while you're messing with your Spotify searching for your favorite power jams?! Fortunately running friends, we created this one-hour, jam-packed mix of groovy tunes to fire you up for miles upon miles, whether you're hitting the trails or the treadmill. RelatedFeel Nostalgic at the Gym With These Bumpin' Late '90s/Early '00s Jams From CHVRCHES to The Knocks to Cheat Codes and BØRNS, you'll feel uplifted, empowered, and ready to run...

Science-Backed Tips to Burn More Calories on the Treadmill

Are you consistently hitting the treadmill but not seeing results? Or maybe you just want to maximize your gym time and get more out of your workout - totally reasonable! Here are six quick tips and tricks to mix and match that up your caloric burn an...

Use This Trick to Get a Supercharged Boost From Coffee Before a Race

Need an extra boost before a 5K, half-marathon, or triathlon? Make your coffee work harder for you with this trick we picked up from Disneyland executive chef and Ironman triathlon competitor Chris Faulkner. He cuts caffeine for three weeks leading up...

Run 5 Miles in 50 Minutes With This Playlist

If a 10-minute mile is your speed, here's a playlist custom-made for your workout routine. Each tune is 150 BPM, the perfect tempo to keep your pace. Whether you love Florence + the Machine or DJ Khaled, there's a little something for everyone on this...

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