equation he derived from much the same data as the WMA tables. This one makes it particularly easy to compare your races through the years. "It's good to have goals and not to give up," he says, "and the regression-line approach gives us a realistic way
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
marathoner, wanted to lower his personal best from 3:50 to 3:30. And Deena Drossin, the American 10K and cross-country star, wanted nothing less than to run the marathon faster than a legend – Joan Samuelson. All three runners achieved their goals. Each used
This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot. You can now preview it, free, for two weeks without risk or obligation. All running programmes for beginners are the same: they move you from walking
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
miles per week. Your threshold is waiting for you to discover it.Of course, your goal is to avoid injury. Stephen Pribut, sports podiatrist and author of Everything Running (£9.99, Adams Media), warns runners to beware the 'terrible toos' - doing too
would say. “Some day I’ve got to get this data published.”The goal behind my visit was to produce a sort of simplified Daniels’ Running Formula. A magazine column can’t replace a 280-page book (and I highly recommend the book), but you can use
: Eston isn't saying that a short stride is the fastest way to reach the bottom of the hill. If that's your goal, burn rubber, but if you want to keep running strongly at the bottom of the hill if, say, you still have five or 10 or 15 miles to go
."Allen now coaches other athletes on the power of mind-enabled performance from a website, www.shambala.com. He believes Armstrong's success stems from his inner drive. "When Lance sets a goal," says Allen, "he's got the tenacity of 50 people wrapped up
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