Timothy Lyman is a health & wellness professional specializing in fitness program development, management and coaching. He is an ACE-certified Health Coach, Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, in addition to being a NASM-certified Performance Enhancement Specialist. He has coached cross-country teams at both the collegiate and high school levels, created and coached both large and small group fitness programs in a facility setting and has worked with individuals at all levels across all disciplines. His training focuses include health coaching, strength-training and running performance. He has been a resource for VeryWellFit, Elite Daily, NBC News, Insider, Shape, Byrdie, LiveStrong, PopSugar, Real Simple, Yahoo!, USA Today, Reviewed and Runner's World.
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Is It OK To Walk During a Run? Maximizing Recovery for Every Workout
Structured recovery during workouts is crucial in order get the desired results. But should you walk during these recoveries, or opt for an easy jog? Should you stop moving altoget...
Running in the Heat: A Runner’s Guide to Surviving the Summer
Each year as we climb out from our cold weather cocoons, our bodies must adjust to warmer conditions that affect both our heart rate and the ability to regulate our core temperatur...
5 Lower Body Resistance Band Exercises for Runners
Ready to become a more durable, resilient athlete? A few minutes of basic resistance band exercises 2 to 3 times per week can make a huge difference in your running.
How to Use the Run Walk Method
If you run, you are a runner, no matter how many walking breaks you take. In fact, the run/walk method can be a secret weapon for runners of all ability levels.
6 Signs of Overtraining in Runners: How to Know When You Need a Break
If you’re like many runners, taking time off is perhaps a bigger challenge than pushing through a tough workout. “No pain, no gain,” right? Not necessarily.
How To Run Your Best Half Marathon: Execute Your Plan
You’ve dialed in your goals and set up a game plan. Now it’s time to get training. This is part two of How to Run Your Best Half Marathon.
How to Run Your Best Half Marathon: Plan and Prepare
Try these tools, tips and tricks to plan for your best half-marathon, whether that means enjoying the entire process, setting a PR or finding yourself on the podium.
10 Health Benefits of Walking and How to Get Started
Whether you walk 10 minutes every other day or an hour seven times a week, the benefits of walking transcend the increase in fitness you get from the activity.
Understanding the Running Gait Cycle
Understanding what happens during the gait cycle can help you identify weaknesses or imbalances in your stride to troubleshoot pain points or identify areas for development.
What Kind of Strength Training is Best For Runners?
Do your cross-training activities actually make you a better runner? We tapped experts to find out what exercises improve injury resistance and efficiency, and what to avoid.
The Psychology Behind Lasting Habits
The key to creating healthy habits lies in your ability to intentionally manipulate your environment to encourage a specific behavior. Here's how it works.
How to Improve Your Pacing and Run Faster
Fine-tuning pace is a lifelong practice. Incorporate these strategies into workouts to learn pacing and improve race-day performance.
How to Pace Your Run
Learning to pace yourself on the run takes practice. Instead of burning out too soon, try these three biological feedback cues to monitor your effort level.
Why Runners Should Do Muscle Activation Exercises
Muscle activation can mean the difference between a sluggish run and one where everything clicks.
5 Areas Runners Should Train During the Off-Season
The off-season is an important part of your training. Here's are five key areas to train this off-season so you can come back stronger next year.
3 Ways to Maximize Your Post-Run Recovery
Sleeping well and eating right will boost your recovery. But you can jump start your post-run session with massage, compression and temperature therapy.
Want to Run a Better Race? Start Racing More
Running your best race comes down to training. One way to train your body to race better is to simply race more. Here's how racing more can help.