Mile News Tagged Training


Lessons from László Tábori

May 05, 2016

Five things we can learn from the third man to break 4 minutes for the Mile

By Bring Back the Mile for Meter Magazine

When we interviewed László Tábori for Issue #04 of METER Magazine, we sat down with him for more than two hours. Beyond his life story of how he came to be the third man to...

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Winning the race against yourself

September 21, 2015

My time didn't set any records, or win me anything. But that's running. For most of us, we're running against ourselves - our whole selves: mind, body, doubts and all. And on that pretty fall day, I won.

By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer

In the end, it's the glass in my foot that...

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How Far Do You Have to Go to Score the Benefits of Running?

September 21, 2015

The takeaway message is clear: Don't be discouraged if you can "only" run a Mile or if you're "just" a jogger; you're doing great things for your body with every step you take.

By Charlotte Andersen, SHAPE Magazine

If you've ever felt embarrassed about your morning Mile as you scroll through...

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Anti-Marathon Training: The Fifth Avenue Mile

September 18, 2015

Sometimes it's a good idea to break away from your training plan. Here's why I did it!

By Ali Nolan, Runner's World

Before the Fifth Avenue Mile on Sunday, it had been over a decade since I raced a single Mile. I signed up on a whim when a coworker emailed me an invitation to be part of the...

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Book Review: “How to Race the Mile” by Jeff Hollobaugh

August 08, 2015

"The jewel of this book is the race history. It is a comprehensive look at the event from the 19th century to the present. Drawing on over 50 races from the professional and collegiate ranks, Hollobaugh dedicates each chapter to a specific style of race."

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

If,...

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When it comes to running, less is more

February 03, 2015

A Danish health study has concluded that light and moderate runners have lower mortality than sedentary non-runners, whereas strenuous runners have a mortality rate not statistically different from that of the sedentary group.

By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times

Hey, fitness junkies, here's...

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Running reduces risk of death regardless of duration, speed

July 29, 2014

Running 5-10 minutes daily can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease-related death

From American College of Cardiology 

Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease compared to someone who does not run,...

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I Did It: A Mile Per Day

May 16, 2014

Exercise is a promise that isn't easy to keep. It is sometimes glorious, sometimes hideous, but always valuable.

By Liz Margolies, The Huffington Post

The evil NYC winter finally departed and it took my excuses with it, leaving me sitting at home, still lazy, flabby and tired. I was moved...

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A Mile in Your Flats

July 19, 2013

The road Mile is simultaneously alluring and terrifying; it's also gaining in popularity; as American as baseball and apple pie

By Erin Strout, Running Times

While the majority of the running world spends its time focused on how to cover 26.2 miles as quickly as possible, it's curious why...

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Master The Mile: One-Mile Training Plan

April 25, 2012

To race the perfect Mile, a runner needs to possess an equal balance of strength and speed.

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor.com

Think back to your elementary school days and the first race you probably ever ran: the gym-class Mile. Fast-forward a few years, through the countless 5Ks, dozens of...

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