Author: Jacob Freeman

Tips For Beginner Runners

I’m not trying to scare you off, but the hardest part about getting into running is getting into running. Starting out is tiring, and painful, but most important, rewarding. There is no feeling like crossing the finish line of your

Donavan Brazier Wins 800m With Incredible 1:42:80

This was no ordinary win. This 22 year-old American 800 meter runner saved his energy for a huge kick in the final 200 metes. He came from the back of the field to overtaking Nijel Amos in the final 30

The Best Leg Workout Ever?

As you can see, I am changing things up a bit. Instead of making you guys read a multi-paragraph post, you can watch a long video. This is my first video, so it is pretty bad as expected. I promise

Workout of the Month (Track)

Welcome to a new series. Once a month, I will post my favorite workouts that I use to train for the 800 meter run. This months workout is a track run. Monthly workouts should be completed once a week. Warm

How Your Diet Affects Running Performance

Many people have the belief that they can eat whatever they desire as long as they run it off. As much as we would like this to be true, it’s not. If you are training for a marathon or even

How to Improve Your Speed Using Resistance Bands

Resistance bands have become more popular over the years. Originally, they were common for injury prevention or therapy, but their usefulness has expanded. They allow you to take an everyday movement, and make it more challenging. Unlike weights (another great

The Complete Stretching Guide For Runners

Dynamic Dynamic stretching is a series of mobility stretching. This is perfect to do before a run because it warms up your body, producing oxygen flow to your muscles to get them ready to do anything. It really improves the

Do Ice Baths Help Muscle Recovery

Ice baths are extremely popular within athletics. Many athletes get one the day before competition, some even every day. However, is this just a a crazy fad, or is this a legitimate treatment? I personally take an ice bath every

How To Prepare For A Race

The day before your race is more crucial than many think. What you do 24 hours before your race will make or break it. You need to be both mentally and physically prepared, this way nothing will get in your

Strength Training For Runners

Many runners have a misunderstanding about strength training. They believe that it will just add weight to your body, thus making it more challenging to run. While this can be true, there are specific ways to strength train properly to