Top 10 Articles
Welcome to running-advice.com! Whether you're a first-time visitor or back for more, this page introduces you our most essential articles. The ten articles below are what we would consider required reading for all marathon runners. Walking through these articles will expose you to most of the various stages of preparing for a marathon. We have over a thousand articles on our blog, this is just a sample.
This three-part series looks at various types of runs, how hard to do them and how to sound like you know what you're talking about when you're on the track.
Dealing with Shin Splints and Shin
Perhaps the most common running injury for new runners is called "shin splints" and if you've got them, you need to read this article.
Read our two-part series on dealing with runner's diarrhea.
First race getting you anxious or just tired of dealing with nerves before races, read this article for some help.
Tapering for a Marathon
Some people think that the taper is the easier part of the season. It's not. Learn about the taper in this article.
Just like mom used to tell you, you need to eat a good breakfast before a long run.
Weight Loss and
Accelerating the weight loss results of running—If you're looking to shed a couple of pounds through running, start by reading this article about how to make that happen.
10 Things you
need to know
Read this one to learn about hydration and running.
The longest run for most marathoners offers a certain brand of pain and anguish. Read our article called
"First time marathoner 20-miler anguish" before you head out on your first 20. Please!
Coach Joe's Basic Running Series on Suite 101
Coach Joe wrote about dozen articles on the popular web-site Suite 101, which cover basic topics such as picking out running equipment, running in Winter weather, stretching, and additional hydration related topics.
Our video series provides a weekly dose of running advice. Watch here on Running-advice.com on Thursdays and check out our video archive with its growing library of topics on everything related to marathon running.