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Knee Pain and Running

Find out why it's so common and what you can do to heal current and prevent future knee injuries!

Bike Faster and Stronger in 6 Weeks

Even if you don't have a bike event coming up, follow this 6-week training plan to get fitter and faster than ever!

Essential Gear for Marathon Runners

Marathon training is not just a jog through the park. See what you'll need to keep you going all the way to 26.2!

The Best Diet for Runners

Stay fueled for all those miles when training for a marathon without going overboard on the calories and carbs.

When Is the Best Time to Run?

Ask yourself these 5 questions to figure out your ideal time to fit in miles so you get the best workout.

What to Do the Week Before Your Marathon

The "taper" can be torture, but those 7 days before your race are crucial.

When Exercise Plans Go Wrong

If life gets in the way of your training, use these pointers to stay realistic and on-track to meet your goals.

26.2 Things You Never Knew About the NYC Marathon

One finisher reveals what it's really like to run this iconic race.

Best Beauty Products for Swimmers

The search for products that will keep my hair and skin as healthy as my bod after a swim in the pool.

Make a Long Run Fly By

Rack up double-digit miles without any pain or boredom with these expert tips.

9 Ways to Prevent Running Injuries

Putting in miles can put you in pain--or worse. These exercises and stretches will help you stay in top form.

What I Wish I'd Known As a Newbie Runner

@AliOnTheRun1 gets candid about her favorite lessons she's learned throughout her years of running.

How Much Water Do Runners Really Need?

The right amount of H2O (and other beverages) can make all those miles easier.

Top Tips for Marathon Rookies

Seasoned pros share how to properly train so you're fully prepared come race day.

How to Train for a Half Marathon in the Middle of a Horrible Winter

Our nutrition editor shares how she's maintaing her half marathon training plan--despite the arctic weather.

5 Things I Learned Training for a Half-Marathon

From discovering that freezing cold runs aren't so bad to the motivational power of a deadline, Shape's nutrition editor shares what she learned on her road to the Brooklyn Half.

5 Ways to Swim Better Stat

These 5 swimming drill videos will help you improve your technique and economy.

5 Moves You Can Do While Traveling

Stave off joint pain, muscle stiffness, and poor circulation with these easy moves you can do on the plane.

The Training Plan for a Successful Marathon

Put in the time and miles recommened on this schedule, and your 26.2 is sure to go smoothly.

In The Swim of Things

As a runner, the swim portion of triathlon training makes me feel like a fish out of water.

Why You Should Run with Someone Faster Than You

@AliOnTheRun1 describes the love/hate relationship she has with her faster, fitter running buddy.

7 Running Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Even experienced runners like @AliOnTheRun1 make mistakes. Learn how to conquer your own bad habits!

How to Train Like an Ironman Champ

A husband and wife couple who've both won individually share their top 5 tips for any endurance race.

Become a Stronger Cyclist in 8 Weeks

Perfect for everyone from newbies to veterans, this plan will help you become more comfortable and faster on two wheels.

We Tried a Group Treadmill Class (and It Was Hard!)

Our nutrition editor tests out her first-ever treadmill class at Barry's Bootcamp.