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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!

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 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.

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.

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.

3 Things to Consider Before Signing Up For a Race

After one too many races, @AliOnTheRun1 had to ask herself these important questions before committing to her next half-marathon.

What to Do the Week Before Your Marathon

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

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

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

Would You Run Twice in One Day?

Shape's nutrition editor doubled up on her half marathon training runs and experienced a surprising epiphany.

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.

I'm a Compulsive Fitstagrammer

So what?

Why You Should Run with Someone Faster Than You

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

"How I Survived My Longest Run Ever"

Shape's nutrition editor pushed past her comfort zone and lived to tell the tale.

Why You Should Sign Up for an Obstacle Course Race

Whether it's a 5K or a mud run, tackling an obstacle course for the first time can feel so rewarding.

13.1 Reasons I'm Pumped to Run the Brooklyn Half

From pre-race shopping to a post-race meal, @AliOnTheRun1 shares the reasons she's most excited to run the Brooklyn Half Marathon.

What Do You Do When Your Training Plan Goes Awry?

@AliOnTheRun1 shares what to do when your training plan suddenly doesn't suit your lifestyle.

26.2 Things You Never Knew About the NYC Marathon

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

What I Learned From Running the Brooklyn Half Marathon

@AliOnTheRun1's journey to the Brooklyn Half is over and while her finish wasn't as strong as she hoped, she was able to take away a few valuable lessons.

How Much Water Do Runners Really Need?

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

Meet Shape's Race-Training Writer @AliontheRun

She's here to share with us how she got into running, and training plans for the Brooklyn Half Marathon.

Why You Should "Always Be Running"

Our nutrition editor shares the personal mantra that powers her through her toughest runs.

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.

What Training for a Half Marathon Really Feels Like

@AliOnTheRun1 shares what's running through her head two weeks before the Brooklyn Half Marathon.