pace, then drop the pace by two to three seconds for each successive 400mRecovery: Jog for four minutes between repeats.Ed Eyestone is an exercise physiologist and two-time Olympic marathon runner.
SundayAM: 4 miles (easy) PM: RestEd Eyestone is an exercise physiologist and two-time Olympic marathon runner
competition might actually have a negative impact on performance. So whos right? As it turns out, father knows best.After you eat a simple carbohydrate such as glucose (a sugar often found in sports drinks and gels), your blood-sugar level rises. This causes
eight minutes. To reap a training benefit, however, you only need to sustain that pace for two to five minutes, which is what I did every Tuesday for 20 years. It kept me competitive, and it'll help you do the same. What's your number?The only way
hill will keep your momentum from stalling once you reach the top. This will allow you to continue your surge down the other side of the hill, at which point you'll have gravity on your side – and a gap between you and your competition.When Fatigued
You may think the stresses and strains of racing mean your competitive outings should be kept to just a few a season for fear of overdoing it. But regular racing as part of your training can be a great way to improve your times, and it can be one
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