EDUCATED RUNNING IS A NETWORK OF COACHES WHO STRIVE TO INFORM RUNNERS ABOUT THEIR SPORT. WE TRAIN ATHLETES THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, AND CREATE AND AGGREGATE TRAINING RESOURCES IN AN EFFORT TO ENRICH THE RUNNING COMMUNITY.

PROMOTION OF THE MONTH

Start the New Year off right with a private session with one of our expert coaches. For the month of January, 2017 you can bring a friend with you to a session for no extra charge. We have coaches located in the NYC area, Hoboken, NJ, Chicago, IL, Waukee, IA, Portland, OR and Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and San Jose, CA. 

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RUNNING AND DEPRESSION

Can running really help improve mental health? Alistar Brown believes running assisted him in fighting depression. Read more about Alistar's battle with depression and running's therapeutic effects in The Smart Runner's article, "Running And Mental Health: How I Use Running To Counter Anxiety & Depression."

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MARATHON TRAINING MISTAKES

Are you preparing for a half or full marathon? In order Get the most out of your workouts, and read ACE certified personal trainer Allie Burdick's article on challenges you might encounter.


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GO TO THE GYM OR RUN OUTSIDE?

Christopher McDougall, who made headlines a while back with his best selling book Born to Run, is back in the spotlight with another book Natural Born Heroes: How a Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance. This time his book delves into the upsides of exercising outside versus inside a stuffy gym. Read more about his book in the New York Times interview "Christopher McDougall Wants You To Go Outside."

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LONG-TERM SUCCESS VS. IMMEDIATE REWARD

Humans are hardwired to choose the immediate payoffs versus a greater reward later on down the road. Brad Stulberg offers advice on how to fight against our natural instinct and focus on the long-term goal rather than the immediate reward. In his article "Choose Long-Term Growth Over Short-Term Pleasure," Brad ties his philosophy into how it relates to athletes.


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EFFICIENT LONG RUNS

Do you sometimes feel like your long runs aren't progressing your training as much as they should? Beacon Hill Strider's Coach Alan Maddock offers some key advice on how to make your long runs as efficient as possible on LeftSpikeFanzine.


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MEB KEFLEZIGHI 

Meb Keflezighi is somewhat of a household name in the running community. As Meb prepares for his final Boston Marathon, he talks to Runner's World about his incredible running career.


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DIET OF A CHAMPION

World class marathoner Jeff Gaudette is often asked what his diet consists of. While he believes diets should be flexible, he also thinks it is critical that they are enjoyably. Check out "What Does an Elite Marathon Runner's Diet Look Like" for advice from Gaudette and Runners Connect.


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GETTING BACK INTO RUNNING

If you have taken some time off from running, it may be easier to restart than you think. Research shows that returning to an exercise is rather natural to your body. Read more in Runner's World article "How To Return To Running."


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RUNNERS HELPING RUNNERS

You've probably seen the heartwarming viral video of two young men helping a fellow half-marathoner cross the finish line after she collapsed just before the end of the Philadelphia Half Marathon. Runner's World​ covers the story in depth in their article "Good Samaritans Help Struggling Half Marathoner Reach The Finish."


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THE INGREDIENTS FOR A GREAT TRACK MEET

Ever wonder what a meet is like from a professional runner's prospective? If so, you are in luck. Citius Mag and Kyle Merber discuss what ingredients it takes to make a fantastic track meet in "What Makes a Track Meet Great From an Athlete's Perspective."

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TEAR DOWN THE WALL

You may have experienced a race where everything is going your way up until the last stretch of the race, where you hit a wall. Check out Competitor Magazine's advice on how to avoid hitting the dreaded wall in "Training Tips: How to Avoid Hitting The Wall."


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BREAK THE ROUTINE

Doing the same training over and over can become tedious and lead to skipping some work outs. Run4Speed helps break us out of the normal training routine by offering 8 ways to alter your training in order to keep your body and mind active and fresh.

Runner's World sits down for an interview with Kara Goucher, Olympic hopeful, about her two knee surgeries, emotions surrounding the Olympic Trials, and more in their recent article "Kara Goucher: “I Still Want to Be Competitive”


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KARA GOUCHER AND HER ROAD TO RECOVERY

LOWER BACK STRETCHES 

Dealing with lower back pain as a runner is one of the most difficult things to overcome. Luckily sports rehab therapist James Dunne shares five exercises to prevent injury in his latest article "Lower Back Stretches for Runners" for Kinetic Revolution.

LOWER BACK STRETCHES

Dealing with lower back pain as a runner is one of the most difficult things to overcome. Luckily sports rehab therapist James Dunne shares five exercises to prevent injury in his latest article "Lower Back Stretches for Runners" for Kinetic Revolution.


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AGE AIN'T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER

Most believe that as you age, your running abilities diminish, but this  New York Times article "Masters Runners Who Have Redefined Possibilities," might make you think otherwise.


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HOW TO RUN YOUR BEST 10K

Molly Huddle, the first American to come in first place in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meter women's races at the same Olympic Trials, discusses her training and gives excellent advice on how to have a fantastic 10K race in an interview with Runner's World.

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RUNNING A HALF MARATHON IN A SUIT

Running a 1:11.36 half marathon is an impressive feat. Now imagine doing doing it in a SUIT! Canadian Running Magazine takes a look at Chris Estwanik's world-record setting NYC Half Marathon in one of their latest articles.

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TRAINING BETWEEN MARATHONS

Are you in the awkward training period between just finishing a marathon and beginning training for the next one? Runners World offers 13 different activities to keep training fun before your next big training session begins.

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BURNING YOUR FIRE

So, you've put together several weeks, months, or even years of base-building, and now you're ready to introduce harder and more stressful workouts. Learn how you can take this next step, without over-training, or getting injured in Coach Herbert Plummer's, "Burning Your Fire.

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FINDING THE RIGHT TREADMILL

Reviews.com, a website dedicated to conducting unbiased research on products recently spent six weeks testing and evaluating 65 treadmills currently on the market. With the help of exercise physiologists, fitness experts, they tirelessly examined specs and hi-tech features to determine versatility, portability, and usability of each. The team found three top picks: best overall, most immersive experience, and best for race prep.

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OLYMPIAN'S MOVIE TO MAKE DEBUT

Olympic 10,000 meter runner Alexi Pappas co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in "Tracktown," a movie about a woman training for the Olympic trails while also working on her love life. Peter Goldwyn, president of Samuel Goldwyn Films, said. “It’s important to support a female coming of age story that connects with the audience.” Read more about "Tracktown" and Alexi Pappas in Variety's article "Alexi Pappas' Olympics Movie "Tracktown" Set for May Release."


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STRETCHES FROM A COLLEGE TRACK COACH

Iowa Hawkeyes' Coach Woody shares warm up stretches and exercises you should do to avoid injuries as part of his video series for Coachtube.

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A VEGAN ULTRA-ATHLETE'S DIET

After battling with alcohol abuse and obesity, Rich Roll decided to turn his life around age 40. He became a vegan and an avid athlete and is now an inspirational figure. Read about Rich's incredible journey in Huffington Post's article "This is What a Vegan Ultra-Athlete Eats in a Day."

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KALE POTATO CAKES

Want to make something delicious and nutritious for dinner tonight? Try kale potato cakes! You can get the full recipe on our Instagram page!

COACH SPOTLIGHT

Coach Jeff Latz  takes a disciplined problem-solving approach to training clients, and usually suggests small but crucial enhancements to their existing training habits, rather than giving them an entirely unfamiliar program. He believes that every runner’s most important goal should be to ensure that they can continue to run for the rest of their life, and that enjoying the sport and investing in one’s long-term health are prerequisites for any athletic achievements or other fitness goals.


Coach Latz is a USA Track and Field Level 1 certified coach, and is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. 


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EASY HACKS TO GET FASTER

Every runner wants to get faster but some just don't have the time to add even more to their already heavy work loads. Fortunately, Erin Strout gives four easy hacks to improve as a runner without adding much time to their workouts. Read more in Runner's World's article "4 Simple Ways to Run Faster and Build Strength."

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FINISHING WITH AN UNTIED SHOE

Ford Palmer nearly didn't finish the BU Last Chance Mile and not just because his shoe lace became undone. Read more about his perseverance and his sub 3:55 mile in his article on Citius Mag.

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CARBS BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM

A new scientific study from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation has found that "eating carbohydrates during intense exercise helps to minimize exercise-induced immune disturbances and can aid the body's recovery." This is great news for carb loving runners. Read more about the methodology and science behind their research in Science Daily's "Carbs during workouts help immune system recovery."

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THE ARMORY'S FASCINATING HISTORY

If you have ever ran indoor track, you probably know about the Armory Track & Field. But did you know about the its fascinating history before becoming the track & field Mecca it is today? Citius Mag delves into the Armory's storied background in their article "The Armory's History Goes Well Beyond Track & Field."

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5 MUST TRY WORKOUTS

Running the same routine every day can get boring. Runner's World offers five unique speed workouts that will keep you engaged while also improving your running. Check out the details in Jennifer Van Allen's article "5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try."

RECOVER FROM RUNNER'S KNEE 

Runner's Knee can be a tough injury to deal with. Sports Injury Specialist James Dunne gives some tips on how to recover from runner's knee in his video "Runner's Knee Exercises: 10 Minute Knee Pain Routine."

RECOVER FROM RUNNER'S KNEE 

Runner's Knee can be a tough injury to deal with. Sports Injury Specialist James Dunne gives some tips on how to recover from runner's knee in his video "Runner's Knee Exercises: 10 Minute Knee Pain Routine."

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CHAMPIONSHIP ADVICE

2016 Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Ekaterini Stefanidi offers some fantastic advice to Spikes Magazine on a wide range of topics from training to cooking. Dig deeper into the mind of an Olympian in "Ekaterini Stefanidi Top Tips."

MYTH BUSTING: RUNNING IS BAD FOR THE KNEES

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The running community, and numerous scientific studies, have long refuted the myth that long-term running is causally related to "bad knees." Now, a new study shows that running may actually benefit knee health. Find out more in The New York Times' article "Running May Be Good for Your Knees."

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