Spice Up Your Speed Workouts

Speed workouts are crucial to your running success. Use this guide to improve your run and bring speed to your weekly mix.

4 Ways to Build Speed Workouts Into Your Runs

4 Ways to Build Speed Workouts Into Your Runs

Fartlek ("speed play") workouts, hill running, strides on the track and racing are all good ways to ease into speed training and track your progress.

10 Tips to Maximize Your Speed Workouts

10 Tips to Maximize Your Speed Workouts

So you've started to build your speed with fartlek workouts, strides, hills and racing. Here are 10 tips for getting the most out of your speed workouts.

Treadmill Workout: Guaranteed Speed!

Treadmill Workout: Guaranteed Speed!

This treadmill workout will help you get faster--it's intended to stimulate the neuromuscular system. It's a version of formwork, similar to strides and accelerations, but packing more punch.

4 Exercises to Increase Your Running Speed

4 Exercises to Increase Your Running Speed

Try the following exercises to improve your running form, stride length, strength, flexibility, muscle memory and explosiveness--which means faster race times.

3 Workouts to Improve Your Run

3 Workouts to Improve Your Run

Adjusting your run is an easy change that won't throw off your training schedule. Use these exercises to build speed and mental toughness.

Run More Efficiently: Add Speed Work

Run More Efficiently: Add Speed Work

Speed work is not just about running faster. It's about moving as efficiently as possible. Even if you're not competing, moving more efficiently means that you pack more work into an exercise session.

16 Tips for Building Speed on the Track

16 Tips for Building Speed on the Track

Speedwork makes you faster, and the track is a great place to work on speed. The training isn't easy, but it works. Runner's World's Marc Bloom has some tips for starting out.

Training Runs for Building Racing Speed

Training Runs for Building Racing Speed

Racing speed develops in many ways: through long runs, threshold runs, weight work, speedwork and slow, easy runs. All of these are ingredients of a sensible training program.

How to Improve Your Foot Speed

How to Improve Your Foot Speed

Speed is perhaps the most coveted component of athletic performance. Whether you are a sprinter who competes in 5Ks or a marathoner who's looking to improve your time, the importance of foot speed is unquestionable.

Speedwork: The Bottom Line Is, You Have to Run Fast to Run Fast

Speedwork: The Bottom Line Is, You Have to Run Fast to Run Fast

Learn how to incorporate rapid, shorter repeats into your training regimen to build speed.

Speedwork in Disguise

Speedwork in Disguise

Have you neglected working regular hill drills into your routine? Hill training can help you improve your power and speed. Try these drills to improve your race.

Your Guide to Track Workouts

Your Guide to Track Workouts

Track isn't just for sprinters and Olympians. Whether you're new to the sport or a seasoned runner who hasn't run laps since gym class, the oval is a quick, effective—and yes, fun—way to get fitter. Here's how to be well-rounded

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