It might sound counterintuitive, but the best way to prep for a marathon or other long race is actually to stop running. “Tapering,” or decreasing mileage before a big race, lets your body repair and recover after a long training schedule. A successful taper can make you faster, stronger, and better prepared mentally for a long race. READ MORE...
13.1 Miles to Go
Get psyched for your best half-marathon ever with Greatist’s exclusive training guide infographic.
Rock ‘n’ Roller
Ease out those muscle aches and pains with a foam rolling sesh at home.