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Inside Knowledge • WE BEGGED SOME OF THIS ISSUE’S COOLEST RUNNERS FOR THEIR BEST ADVICE
ALICIA THOMAS, 41
FELIXANDER NEGRON, 35
The Inside Lane
Taking Time Off Can Make You a Better Runner—Here’s How
Running Is Hard. Here’s How I Fell in Love With Discomfort
Running Against Yourself Is the Ultimate Challenge
The Tempo Run Is Like a Shortcut to Speed—Here’s How to Do It
Age Doesn’t Stop My Competitive Drive. I Have New Goals
RUNNING ISN’T SAFE UNLESS IT’S SAFE FOR EVERYONE • Every community needs a voice. That’s why these Runners Alliance ambassadors are speaking up.
ADDIE BRACY CELEBRATES LGBTQ+ RUNNERS
JORDAN MARIE BRINGS THREE WHITE HORSES DANIEL WANTS JUSTICE FOR INDIGENOUS WOMEN
CAROLYN SU SPOTLIGHTS UNDERREPRESENTED ATHLETES
CLAIRE GREEN ADVOCATES FOR CHANGE IN THE ELITE RANKS
LATOYA SHAUNTAY SNELL DEMANDS SPACE FOR ALL BODIES
MILWAUKEE IS AMERICA’S MOST SEGREGATED CITY. THESE RUNNERS ARE CHANGING THAT.
35 REASONS THE TREADMIILL IS THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRAINING TOOL
3 APPS WE USE ON THE TREADMILL
6 WAYS A TREADMILL CHANGED MY LIFE
HOW TO CALIBRATE YOUR TREADMILL • Jonathan Cane, exercise physiologist and professional running coach, spent his early professional years managing gyms and regularly saw treadmills off by 2 to 3 percent. Here’s how he measures their accuracy
5 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU BRING A TREAD HOME
COACH JESS’S FAVORITE TREADMILL WORKOUTS FOR EVERY RUNNING GOAL • I love the treadmill. When I step onto one, I know I’m going to crush my workout. Running in the controlled environment allows me to dial in my speed, execute precision, and block out other interruptions. It provides the consistency of pace and effort that breeds improvement. Dreadmill? Only if you choose to look at it like that. A real champion will use it as a tool to become a stronger athlete mentally and physically.
9 TREADMILL HACKS FROM RW+ MEMBERS
LEGENDS OF THE TREADMILL!
TRY THESE TREADMILL CHALLENGES • Need a little spice in your training or a new goal to smash? Throw a treadmill challenge into the mix. You can revisit the first two as benchmark workouts—I like to retest them every 12 weeks—and use the third for a long-term target.
5 BEST TREADMILLS TO HANDLE ALL YOUR SWEATY WINTER MILES
GEAR OF THE YEAR
SAUCONY ENDORPHIN SHIFT
HOKA ONE ONE BONDI7
REEBOK FLOATRIDE ENERGY SYMMETROS
LA SPORTIVA JACKAL
NEW BALANCE FRESH FOAM MORE V2
SALMING ENROUTE 3
ASICS GEL-NIMBUS LITE
ALTRA TORIN 4.5 PLUSH
HOKA ONE ONE CARBON X-SPE
What to Wear • TIGHTS
Club notes • CATCHING ON THE MOSTLY RELATABLE TRIUMPHS OF RUNNER’S WORLD+MEMBERS
Human Race • ROBERT “RAVEN” KRAFT, 70, MUSICIAN, MIAMI