29 Nov '16, 3am

Tweaking your schedule magically produces fast results.

Tweaking your schedule magically produces fast results.

When Alberto Salazar took over as Dathan Ritzenhein's coach in 2009, Ritz quickly set personal bests over 5000 meters (an American record), 10,000 meters, and the half-marathon . (You can run your own personal best with one of our half marathon training plans .) A similar thing happened when Mo Farah joined Salazar's group in 2011. And Jenny Simpson's 1500-meter silver medal at last year's World Championships came after a coaching switch to Mark Wetmore and Heather Burroughs. It's a familiar story: Runner changes coach and lights the world on fire. Does the new coach have "magic" workouts? Not necessarily. Sometimes the magic is the change itself. Every training plan, no matter how well thought out, becomes less effective if you do the same things week after week and year after year. Your body responds most strongly to unfamiliar stimuli, and after prolonged repetition eve...

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"I went from smoking 2.5 packs a day to running an ultramarathon."

"I went from smoking 2.5 packs a day to running...

runnersworld.com 29 Nov '16, 1am

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7 Ways That Running Makes You a Better Person

7 Ways That Running Makes You a Better Person

runnersworld.com 28 Nov '16, 6pm

“It’s a trust that you get in yourself,” says Andrea Hanson, a 39-year-old life coach who took up running in 2000 after be...

5 reasons that running can make you puke

5 reasons that running can make you puke

runnersworld.com 29 Nov '16, 9pm

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Our Sports Doc gives advice for returning to running after injury

Our Sports Doc gives advice for returning to ru...

runnersworld.com 29 Nov '16, 1pm

Sarah asks: Last year while training, I tore my Achilles tendon but didn't know it for months. It wasn’t until I felt a sh...

Cooling Down With a Personal Sprinkler

Cooling Down With a Personal Sprinkler

runnersworld.com 29 Nov '16, 4pm

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How to Add Chemical-Free Holiday Sparkle to Your Nail Care Routine

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The newbie guide to running when it's cold

runnersworld.com 22 Nov '16, 6pm

When dressing for chilly temps, remember that once you get moving that your body heats up fast—leaving you too warm if you...

A gift guide for the running nerd:

A gift guide for the running nerd:

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5 ways to save your running clothese from etern...

runnersworld.com 25 Nov '16, 11pm

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Can an Accessory Change Your World?

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5 key speed workouts every new runner should do:

5 key speed workouts every new runner should do:

runnersworld.com 01 Dec '16, 12pm

When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk...

Saucony® Triumph ISO2 Named By Runner’s World As International Editors’ Choice For Best Shoe In Th... https://t.co/osQIaUkEAB

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