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How to Use a 5K to Measure Your Progress – Whether You’re a Runner or Not
Training for a 5K can be a great way to achieve and maintain higher levels of fitness, endurance, and strength — whether you're a runner or not.
How to Run Mindfully
Here's how to turn running into an integrated mind–body exercise.
How to Up Your Trail Running Game
Trail running offers a unique blend of mental and physical training. These expert tips can help you stay injury-free and enjoy fitness gains.
7 Things Your Body Is Doing While You Run
When you run, your body is constantly calibrating. Here is just a snapshot of what it's doing.
A Run on the Wild Side
One runner takes on the world’s wackiest races — and lives to write about it.
Running Your First 5K? Start Here.
Try this “beginner’s running recipe” from Life Time Run to get yourself race-ready.
Running for a Reason: Clare Gallagher
Embracing the process of running made Clare Gallagher an elite ultramarathoner — and a committed environmentalist.
How to Increase Your Running Speed
Running coaches share their tips on building speed for both short and long distances.
STRONG BODY, STRONG MIND: In Praise of Mud Runs
Raised in pristine white dresses, our fitness editor has learned the value — and joy — of getting dirty.
The Hill-Run Workout
This high-intensity workout takes hill repeats to the next level.
The Workout: The Cardio Challenge
This HIIT routine reimagines the treadmill jog, burning fat and building endurance in a quick workout.
3 Months to Your First 5K
Competitive running doesn’t require superhuman athletic ability — just a willingness to train and a realistic plan. Here’s how to make it to the finish line for the first time.
Your Best Running Stride? The One You Use Naturally
Experienced and novice runners should just trust their instincts, says a new study.
Running May Extend Longevity
Could one hour of running equal seven hours of longer life?
7 Etiquette Tips for Joining Running and Cycling Clubs
Thinking of joining a cycling or running club? Here are seven rules of the road to know.
LIFE, UNEDITED: My Intuitive Running Experiment
Our fitness editor describes what it feels like to train for a big race without a training plan.
LIFE, UNEDITED: Girls (on the Run) Run the World
Fitness editor Maggie Fazeli Fard shares her volunteering experience, and insights from young women on building inner and outer strength.
Expert Answers: Non-Running Exercises to Increase Your Speed
Our expert has tips to get you moving faster and more efficiently.
The Workout: Train for the Trail
Power up your legs, core, and back before heading out on your next hike.
Running on Faith: Mike Plunkett’s Success Story
How mindful running helped one man overcome depression and a spiritual slump and become a globetrotting ultrarunner.
The Workout: New Twists on Old Faves
Get strong, build power, and burn fat on your go-to cardio machine.