Standfirst: 10 first-time running goals and how to achieve themAuthor: Issue date: aug98Keywords: -- 1. How to... Buy your first running shoeWith more than 150 different specialist running shoes to choose from, finding the right model can
The triathlon season is over for another year, so it's the time to focus your energies elsewhere. Autumn is an excellent time to think about your performances in the past year and to set goals for next season.Setting goals can be broken down
Goal - Improve your sprint finishMany runners think a strong sprint finish is all about the end of a race. In reality, it’s more about how you prepare for and run the beginning and middle of a race. That’s because you have to have something left
Sports psychologists often divide objectives into three different types:Technical process goals relate to the technique of your sport (for example running a negative split, or mastering forefoot striking).Outcome goals reflect your overall placing
Standfirst: The target for weeks 1-4 of your 15-week scheduleAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:uan120--A time-targetted 10K or 5-mile race (Week 4)Why: The marathons main requirement is stamina, but many of the worlds top marathoners are also good...
Standfirst: The target for weeks 5-8 of your 15-week scheduleAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:--A time-targeted half-marathon (Week 10)Why: It will be good practice to take in the racing environment, but also useful to see how your fitness is progr...
Standfirst: The target for weeks 5-8 of your 15-week scheduleAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:uan122--A RUN OF 2:20 OR LONGER (Week 7)Why? Long runs are the most important part of marathon training, and there is no way to fake them. Some people can...
, as they say, the roads are always open.However, the problem is when you set goals (or even worse fail to set any goals) and then jump in too quickly, you may get an injury or lose focus and fall back into old routines and stop running. I want to share what I
Standfirst: Real-life keys to overcoming marathon time goalsAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:uan135--How I Beat... 3:00Following a schedule was the most important thing. Knowing exactly what I had to do each day
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