Greg McMillan

The Bridges of NYC: Pulaski, Mile 13

The Pulaski Bridge, at halfway in the New York City Marathon, is the signal to do a systems check and to start paying attention as you face the challenges of the second half.

No-Fuel/Slow-Fuel Long Runs

Low-glycogen long runs produce greater fat burning, more muscle fiber recruitment, a boost to the aerobic system, and a lot of mental toughness.

Four Steps to Optimize Every Run

Optimal training requires adapting to how well you've recovered, your life schedule, how you feel on the run, and your runner type.

Reach Your Peak on Marathon Day

Throw “tapering” out of your vocabulary and peak for your next marathon by carefully tweaking volume and intensity.

How Boston’s Downhills Beat You Up

The science behind those screaming quads and pain brain. Becuase once you're in, the Boston Marathon doesn't make it easy to get that finisher's medal.