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8 Running Apps We Love

Signing up for a race? Download one (or more) of these apps to make training a breeze!

Are Sore Muscles a Sign of a Good Workout?

Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak reveals the truth about delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and shares his top tips to reduce pain fast.

The Beginner Runner's 5K Training Plan

If running even one mile sounds intimidating, follow this simple plan to get ready to rock your first 5K!

True Life: I'm a Female Bodybuilder

From exercise to nutrition, what it takes to build a champion physique.

How to Run a Faster 5K

Shave time off your personal record guaranteed!

What Training for a Bikini Competition Is Really Like

A four-time winner shares her diet and fitness plan--and damn is it strict!

Can't Commute? Blast 500 Calories Indoors Fast

Indoor cycling. Burn more calories.

Nike's 14-Day 'Be a Better Athlete' Training Plan

Are you a runner who shuns strength training? A gym rat who hates cardio? Follow this exclusive two-week training plan to become stronger, faster, and fitter.

Walk More Than a Marathon in 30 Days

Get in shape by walking!

10 Things to Know Before Your First 5K

In this running for beginners story, we tell you the 10 thing to know before your first 5K.

5 Workouts to Accomplish Any Fitness Goal

All you need are four basic exercises--if you put them together in the right way. Customize your plan here.

30 Days of Fitness

Get a workout in every day by following this plan.

Trail Running or Road Running?

Discover the pros and cons of running on trails, treadmills, tracks, and more surfaces.

Run Faster, Longer, Stronger, and Injury-Free

This infographic of the best running form cues will help you move more fluidly and efficiently whether you're a casual runner or marathon addict.

Foods to Fuel Your Marathon

The fuel your body needs to cross the finish line faster and injury-free. Good luck!

Alison Sweeney's Marathon Training Schedule

The training plan that got the Biggest Loser host ready for her first marathon

Tasty Alternatives to Energy Gels

Keep going strong all run or ride long with these to-go pick-me-ups that won't make you gag.

Your Mental Marathon Training Plan

Prepping your body for a race is only half the battle--here's how to ready your brain to face 26.2 miles too.

5K Training Schedule: Do Your First - or Best - 5K Ever

Olympian Jeff Galloway gets you there training just 3 days a week.

4 Unexpected Ways to Train for a Marathon

Speed work, long runs, and intervals aren't the only way to prep for 26.2 miles. Try these other plans to finish strong.

Cross-Country Skiing Tips For Newbies

Tone your upper and lower body with this fun outdoor winter sport.

Fitness Tips: Walk or Run Your Butt Off!

Weight loss tips: Need to lose weight and tone your body? Do you want to know the best way? Add these terrific cardio workout routines & strength training plan by Shape online to your schedule for optimum results.

5 Ways to Improve Your Track Workout

That big red oval isn't just for high school hurdlers--it's also the perfect place to prepare for a PR at any race.

10 Races to Run Before You Die

See the world and fit in a workout on these unforgettable getaways.