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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!
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.
The Best Diet for Runners
Stay fueled for all those miles when training for a marathon without going overboard on the calories and carbs.
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!
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.
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.
26.2 Things You Never Knew About the NYC Marathon
One finisher reveals what it's really like to run this iconic race.
Make a Long Run Fly By
Rack up double-digit miles without any pain or boredom with these expert tips.
How Much Water Do Runners Really Need?
The right amount of H2O (and other beverages) can make all those miles easier.
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.
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.
Top Tips for Marathon Rookies
Seasoned pros share how to properly train so you're fully prepared come race day.
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.
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.
Should You Run a Race Before Your Big Race?
Run a 10K before the upcoming Brooklyn Half Marathon? Shape's nutrition editor did it--and highly recommends it.
The Case for Indoor Biking in Spring
Trade in your on-the-road cycling experience for an indoor cardio workout that will improve your performance, strengthen your endurance, and more.
5 Ways to Swim Better Stat
These 5 swimming drill videos will help you improve your technique and economy.
My Favorite Running Moment Has Nothing to Do With Personal Victories
Yes, beating your PR is great, but @AliOnTheRun1 says the best victories during a run have nothing to do with your goals.
7 Running Lessons I Learned the Hard Way
Even experienced runners like @AliOnTheRun1 make mistakes. Learn how to conquer your own bad habits!
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 to Combat "Runger" During Long Runs
To find the best way to stay energized before, during, and after a run, Shape's nutrition editor sought out some expert advice.
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.
In The Swim of Things
As a runner, the swim portion of triathlon training makes me feel like a fish out of water.
Don't Let Travel or an Illness Derail Your Fitness
Don't let traveling or an illness derail your training for a bike race! Follow these tips to stay on track and reach your goal.