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
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.
lactate dramatically increases, energy production and muscle contraction decrease, fatigue ensues and performance drops.Naturally, the faster you can run without crossing your lactate threshold, the better off youll be. A recent article in the Journal
its toll on bones, muscles, and tendons. At the least, over-racing causes fatigue and staleness. At worst, too much racing will increase injury risk.How much is too much depends on the distance of your races and whether your goal is speed or fun
-tuning speed with rest. The strategy works because if you sustain a high training volume for too long, you'll fatigue. But if you reduce volume for an extended period of time, your fitness will begin to erode. Thus, to continuously race well, you must return
performances will suffer. When you race all-out too often, your body secretes less cortisol, a hormone that aids recovery, and it slowly becomes immune to the hormone's effects. The result is constant fatigue and a depressed immune system. A good rule of thumb
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