Health and Running

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High Altitude Training and Racing

A guide to preparing, training, and racing ultramarathons and other endurance runs at altitude.

Joe’s Couch Stretch for the Quadriceps and Hip Flexors

Joe Uhan's advice for mobilizing quadriceps and hip flexors.

The First Run Back

AJW celebrates his first run back after a long period of injury.

You’re Not Weak, You’re Inhibited: How Neuromuscular Inhibition Affects Running Performance

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Ultramarathon Training Volume

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Best Running Gear for Hot Weather of 2023

The iRunFar team has selected the best gear for running in hot weather, in...

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: The Importance of a Vertical Hip Strategy for Optimal Running

How running cadence, speed, and endurance are affected by up-down hip torque in the...