Q I started running two years ago and have increased my half-marathon pace from 9:30 miling to 7:30 miling. I have noticed recently that Im using a longer, slower stride for both speedwork and general training, and my times have remained the same
Researchers at Stanford University, US, analysed a single stride sequence to determine which muscles activate and when. We asked a trainer how to strengthen your weak spots so you become a better runner.1. ImpactThe key to diffusing impact
will be slower than you should be and you'll be risking injury.Look at our analysis of a single stride sequence.StrideThe most common flaw, according to many running coaches and studies, is overstriding. For most people a long stride is a bad idea - it
Lochaber Team Strides Marathon, Inverness-shire, Scotland Sunday, April 28WHY RUN IT?Speed, scenery, ScotlandRun in the shadow of Britains biggest mountain (Ben Nevis), this is surprisingly one of the UKs fastest courses.FEES£13 (SAF affiliated
Standfirst: 4 surefire stride-improvers for mile racingAuthor: Sean Fishpool and Steve SmythePics:Issue date: aug01 /mile panelKeywords:uan59--Theres more to running than running, as any tuned-in coach will tell you. Thats especially the case over
was one of my best investments - without them, I don't think I would have finished.The wheels on my bus started falling off around Mile 22. My right toes started hurting and I had to run-walk for the next two miles. I managed to get back in my stride
to improvise. Elite runners adjust the tried-and-true techniques to suit their personalities and particular needs. Here's how to do the same, netting you better fitness, faster finishes and more fun. Stride more often Elite tweak "Like most runners I do 50
VO2 max - the measure of how much oxygen your body can get to your muscles - has tended to grab all the headlines when it comes to evaluating endurance running performance. After all, it's relatively straightforward to measure, gives quantifiable data and is a decent starting po...
at the end. You need to get up to race pace earlier on and stay there. The key thing is to get your warm-up strategy right and include some faster 200m sections where you take longer strides to drive your heart rate higher. Practise your warm-up routine
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