You are here

marathon training

How a Fitness Retreat Helped Me Get Out of My Wellness Rut

Marathon training can feel monotonous, but Hawaii can change that.

Running Superstar Shalane Flanagan's Tips for Going the Distance

The three-time Olympian and American's shares her marathon secrets.

This Woman Is Running a Marathon on Every Continent

The reason why will give you all the feels.

Alicia Keys Shares Her Totally Unexpected Marathon-Training Playlist

You won't believe what the singer listens to during her New York City Marathon training runs.

Chicago Marathon to Do Away with Pace Setters for Elite Runners

The Chicago Marathon just nixed their "rabbits." Find out why.

The Lowdown on the Train Low/Race High Diet Plan

Switching from a low-carb diet to carb-loading right before a race may help you lose weight and run faster.

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

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

Christy Turlington Burns Teams Up with Apple Watch

The model and avid runner shows how the hotly anticipated Apple Watch can be used to train for—and run—a marathon.

Cold Weather Running Tips from Elite Marathoners

Elite runners and pro coaches share their top strategies for training through winter's toughest conditions.

Marathon Training for Your Brain

Running 26.2 miles is only half the battle. These seven tips will help ensure you mind is marathon-ready too.

The Best Foods to Fuel Your Marathon Training

Which is better for endurance exercise: real food, gels and goo, or something in between?

Could Marathon Training Make You Sick?

Exercise is good for the immune system, right? Well, new research says certain training could leave you feeling under the weather.

9 Smart Running Tips from Shalane Flanagan

Steal these mental tricks from Shalane Flanagan to stay on track with your training during colder months.

5 Tips to Run Negative Splits For Positive Results

Train your body to start slow so you can finish faster (and happier!).

10 Marathon Training Songs to Set Your Pace

Take the guesswork out of training with this uptempo playlist that makes it easy to track your pace.

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.

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.

Are Some Body Types Not Built to Run?

If you pass up races due to knee pain or because you don’t “look” like a runner, chances are you’re missing out—and just training improperly.

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.

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.

Why Women Are Better at Marathons

Seriously—science says when it comes down to this aspect of 26.2, ladies have men beat fair and square.

The Top 10 Fears Marathoners Experience

Face down these common concerns, and you’ll complete 26.2 miles with confidence and soak up the high afterward.

20 Thoughts You Have On a Long Run

20 miles alone with your brain leads to some interesting mind and body revelations.

10 Unexpected Truths About Running a Marathon

Before you sign up for 26.2 miles, consider these frank facts from someone who’s been there.