The Day-After Workout

Hey, Coach R. I heard you don’t like it when runners skip a workout the day after a long run. Is this true? Isn’t it better that I rest and relax? D.P. Let me guess. This is really about chafing, isn’t it? You turned aside from the Word According to …

Hot Tips for Hot Runs

This is my eighth summer running in Washington, D.C., a city that’s nicknamed the Swamp not just for its political corruption. And as much as I annually contemplate moving to Antarctica as the humidity sets in, I’ve finally grown to tolerate summer running here. These are my top tips to …

Get It Together with the Get-Fit Guy

There’s nothing all that quick or dirty about Brock Armstrong’s “Get-Fit Guy” podcasts on Macmillan’s Quick and Dirty network. If you tune in for an episode on, say, the importance of weight-lifting for runners, or the science and nonsense of compression clothing, or running slower to get faster, you’ll find yourself hunkering down …