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Staff Meeting • IN WHICH WE CONVENE THE EDITORS TO SOLVE YOUR MOST PRESSING QUESTIONS, CONCERNS, AND EXISTENTIAL QUANDARIES
GIVE LINGUISTIC ZOOMING A SHOT
Imagine the Postrun Feeling
DO IT FOR YOUR RACE DAY
THINK OF RUNNING AS A GAME
FOCUS ON ONE STEP AT A TIME
How Your Running Biomechanics Can Give You an Edge in Speed
3 DRILLS TO IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING BIOMECHANICS
Expert Strategies for Eating to Boost Energy
WHAT ZAPS YOUR ENERGY • Minimize energy dips by avoiding these foods and habits.
TRAILBLAZER NON-BINARY KING ADVOCATE ALL-AMERICAN TRANS SCORPIO THEY/THEM QUEER NATIONAL CHAMPION SEEN • For Nikki Hiltz, the first openly non-binary USATF champion, being their authentic self has catapulted their running to a whole new level. The sport is still catching up.
FOUR MINUTES IS STILL THE MOST ICONIC FINISHING TIME IN TRACK & FIELD 3:59 • TRACK’S STATS-KEEPERS THINK SUPER SHOES HAVE TARNISHED THE FEAT. THAT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.
RECOVER SMARTER. RUN STRONGER. • Reaping the benefits of training is all about how you spend the time that you’re not running.
THE THREE BEST RECOVERY TRICKS KNOWN TO SCIENCE
5 GO-TO HABITS THAT ENSURE SOUND SLEEP EVERY NIGHT
Don’t Fall for These Recovery Myths • A lot of what passes for recovery science is actually just folklore, speculation, or wishful thinking. Here’s the truth about the most common recovery myths.
RECOVERY STRATEGIES FOR EVERY GOAL
THE RUNNER’S WORLD DAY OFF
THE STRUGGLE IS AWESOME • Erin Azar’s back-of-the-pack antics made her a TikTok star—and inspired millions of runners to forget about speed and just get out there.
TOP TIPS FROM THE BACK OF THE PACK • Erin on motivation, gear, and what never to wear to a Turkey Trot.
CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP • With 186 NYC Marathons between them, these runners share their hard-won strategies for finishing strong every time.
GEAR • Opinions, Useful Tips, and the Coolest Gear From Inside the World’s Most Rigorous Shoe
TOPO ATHLETIC CYCLONE 2
SKECHERS GORUN SPEED BEAST
ASICS TRABUCO MAX 2
HOKA ROCKET X 2
REEBOK FLOATRIDE ENERGY 5
SALOMON SENSE RIDE 5
TESTER NOTES • INSIGHT, EVALUATIONS, AND HELPFUL TIPS STRAIGHT FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF OUR STAFF, MEMBERS, AND 280-RUNNER-STRONG WEAR-TESTING TEAM
Why a Cap Is a Must-Have Running Accessory
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