Half Marathon Racing Strategy! It is a tried true way to go with a plan and augment with how you feel. I mean really! Do you know how you are going to feel on a particular day some 12 weeks from now? The answer is most likely no. So we go with a plan and […]
If you think of your muscles and joints as clay, and imagine bending that clay without warming it up a little. The clay would probably tear. If you added a bit of fluid to the clay and work it slowly, it would be just fine. Below is a video by Coach Jay that shows a quick 5 minute […]
One of the best runner focus workouts! Here is the entire routine: Myrtl Routine 20 Seconds “Prone” Plank Belly button down 20 Seconds “Lateral” Plank 20 Seconds “Supine” Plank Belly button up 20 Seconds “Lateral” Plank 10x’s “Clams” Laying on your side, bend knees 90 degrees and open close, both sides 10x’s “Side Leg Lifts” […]
If you are looking for a fantastic visual of proper hill running this is it!
There have been some very successful runners who have employed the practice and totally picked up pace.. Read on to see why we do it without a choice sometimes, and why you want to consider putting some of it in…. Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you […]
Vo2max or speed workout VO2max and speed workouts are often a runner’s favorite training day because they’re finally allowed to run hard and push the limits. However, it’s still important for you to learn what these paces feel like so you don’t start a session of 12 x 400 meters too fast and are unable […]
Tempo or threshold run The tempo run is the bread and butter of most training schedules and running them at the correct effort is critical to extracting maximum benefit from the workout. From a pacing perspective, tempo runs are usually completed between 10-mile and half marathon pace, depending on the distance of the workout. What […]
What are the training benefits of a steady run Running at your steady pace maximizes development of your aerobic threshold – the fastest pace you can run while still remaining completely aerobic (meaning your muscles have enough oxygen to produce all the energy they need) and while burning fat as your primary fuel source. Developing […]