How Quickly Do You Lose Fitness When You Stop Running?

NewswireRecovery Work and life overload. Injury or illness. Seemingly endless winter weather. Physical and mental fatigue after reaching a big goal. There are all sorts of reasons for runners to go cold turkey. In those situations, it’s natural to wonder: For how long can I not run without real harm to my current fitness level? …

Who Will the Americans Face at the 2018 Boston Marathon?

NewswireBoston MarathonShalane FlanaganMolly HuddleJordan HasayDesiree LindenEdna KiplagatGalen RuppDathan RitzenheinAbdi AbdirahmanLelisa DesisaBuzunesh DebaCaroline RotichElite Runners If you’re running the Boston Marathon on April 16, a capable field that includes six past champions and 23 Olympians will be forging the way to Boylston Street for you, officials announced on Thursday. John Hancock, the principal sponsor of the …

4 Sprint Workouts That’ll Increase Your Speed

Here’s the thing about running: If you don’t ever run fast, you’re never going to get faster. So if you’re trying to improve your running performance—even if it’s just to get those miles over with more quickly—then you need to incorporate sprint workouts into your routine. “Any running that’s faster than your current easy or …