Learn how to train smart, get strong, run fast, race well, and recover with simple educational flashcards.
Coach yourself, starting today.
Recovery magic tool.
Make informed recovery choices and learn what to do to recover like a pro, without playing with fire.
Train smart. Recover smarter.
Sports supplements tool.
Make informed supplement choices and learn what might and might not be useful for your goals.
You are the only person responsible for what goes into your body.
Stay educated. Be informed. Encourage others to do the same.
Should you train today?
A training decision tool to help you make an informed choice about whether or not to train today.
Learn when not to train.
Train smart everyday.
Glycogen depletion calculator.
Estimate your pre- and post-session glycogen levels and the amount of carbs you need to eat to replenish your glycogen level before your next session.
Estimate your glycogen levels before and after your sessions.
Help keep your healthy eating pattern on track with the MyPlate tool or achieve a weight goal with the NIH Body Weight Planner tool.
Eat smart. Train smart.
5 km training plan for newbies.
Weekly-updated, free training for 5 km / Parkrun newbies.
Get faster, starting today.
OCR training plan for newbies.
Weekly-updated, free training for OCR beginners and Spartan race newbies.
Get fitter, starting today.
Home exercise plan for beginners.
Daily-updated simple work-outs for fitness newbies of all ages.
Keep active everyday.
Home/hotel training for athletes.
A comprehensive exercise resource for helping you train without access to your usual facilities.
Stay fit, don't stress.
Unit converter tool.
Speed and weight conversion tools to help you make sense of imperial and metric systems.
If you're an imperial trooper, be a rebel and learn to speak metric.
Running pace calculator
A tool for helping you train at the right pace to make the most gains.
Slow down on easy days.
Help empower yourself to think critically, stay informed, and stay educated with exercise science articles.
Written by Thomas Solomon PhD.
Find clarity where there is obscurity.
Read bitesized summaries of cutting-edge, hot off-the-press published findings from the world of running science.
Written by Thomas Solomon PhD and Matt Laye PhD.
Dip your toe into the world of scientific evidence?
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Any recommendations I make are, and always will be, based on my own views and opinions shaped by the evidence available. My recommendations have never and will never be influenced by affiliations, sponsorships, advertisement royalties, etc.
I have conducted biomedical research for which I have received research money from publicly-funded national research councils and medical charities, and also from private companies, including Novo Nordisk Foundation, AstraZeneca, Amylin, the A.P. Møller Foundation, and the Augustinus Foundation. I’ve also consulted for Boost Treadmills and Gu Energy on their R&D grant applications and I've provided research and science writing services for Driftline and Examine. Some of my articles contain links to information provided by Examine but I do not receive any royalties or bonuses from those links. Importantly, none of these companies had any control over the research design, data analysis, or publication outcomes of my work.
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The information I provide is not medical advice. Before making any changes to your habits of daily living based on any information I provide, always ensure it is safe for you to do so and always consult your doctor if you are unsure.
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