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A High-Mileage Manifesto

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 21, 2022

You’ve probably heard of the book 80/20 Running, perhaps even read it. But did you know that the original working…


New Study Shows How to Taper Better for Your Next Marathon

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 10, 2021

The era of big data has arrived in sports science research, and I couldn’t be happier. For a long time…

Ingrid being fit

When You’re Fit, You’re Fit

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 14, 2020

On May 5, 2019, Stephanie Bruce won the USATF Half Marathon Championship by 21 seconds with a time of 1:10:43.…

Matt Fitzgerald at the 2020 Atlanta Marathon

To What Extent Is It Possible to “Cram” for a Marathon?

By Matt Fitzgerald | April 27, 2020

We’re all familiar with the phenomenon of cramming. You fail to attend any of your American Civilization 101 classes or…

8020 Endurance Hero

The Art of the Marathon-as-Workout

By Matt Fitzgerald | August 5, 2019

If you’re a relatively inexperienced runner, or a back-of-the-pack runner, stop reading now. This one’s not for you. Unless you’re…

8020 Endurance Hero

Are Bounce Back Marathons a Bad Idea?

By Matt Fitzgerald | April 30, 2018

On April 24, eight days after American running star Galen Rupp dropped out of the Boston Marathon in the 20th…