his athletes to make a plan of their intended weekly training and then increase mileage or intensity only every third or fourth week.For example, if your current mileage is 20 miles a week and youre aiming to build that up to 40 miles, add five
to be off for longer than I need to! What do people suggest?"– Rachel ChanYour best answers...Chest cold = No way Jose!Blocked nostrils = Generally OKFever = Have done it, but it makes things worse.When a cold is 'bubbling under', hard training always makes
in 3:30, for example, at a rate of 180 steps a minute, during the entire race you will take 37,800 steps. Stronger leg muscles allow you to spend less time on the ground with each foot-strike and increase your stride length.A reduction of just 0.02 of a
two or three intervals with five-minute recoveries), or do a continuous 25-minute tempo run at a pace that’s 12-15 seconds per mile slower than your usual 10K race pace. TaperIt’s tempting to think that extra time spent training in the last weeks
cushion unless your backside is sufficiently padded to start with. – SnapstingetI learned the hard way that it's essential to do cross training to maintain running capability. I ran a lot from 1985-2000, 40+ miles per week and races once a month. All I did
This week, one RW member wants YOUR advice on how to get to sleep after an evening run..."I have to do my weekday and some weekend runs in the evening (7-8 o'clock-ish). The nights after my runs I don't sleep very well. I've stopped using recovery drinks because I thought they we...
day: basic existence 160 x 10 = 1600 calories; daily existence 0.5 x 1600 = 800 calories; running 5 x 100 = 500 calories. Add the three together and you get the total calorie burn for the day: 2900 calories.
to being able to run a 1:15 half and a 2:41 marathon. But because I didn’t have the genetic build that some of my club mates and training partners had, that was my limit. – GrendelBlaming genes is a cop-outI like to tell myself that it's all about genetic
opinion building muscle on your upper body just means extra weight to carry round 26.2 miles. I'd forget the weight training until after marafun, and enjoy the fact that those skinny arms and chest will give you a bit of extra speed on race day. – Ultra
This week's problem is one that many runners will recognise: How do you cope with being a "beginner" again after injury?"I used to be a half-decent runner. I've run seven marathons with a PB of 3:36, and loads of half marathons and 10Ks
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