Tag: running

The Best Running Training Plan to Get Faster: Slow Down, Speed Up

Polarized Training is Best Running Training Plan To Maximize Your Time Runners like to run. And the conventional wisdom has always been to run lots. As many miles as possible in a week. Research seems to indicate that a solid running training plan to get faster is a polarized model: go slow and go fast.…

Run Less, Run Harder in Successful Endurance Training Plan

How to increase stamina for running to build aerobic capacity, strength, and speed One of the longest traditions in the world of running is to run lots and lots of miles to get faster and improve race times. But so many miles takes a lot of time and takes a toll on your body. What…

Your Post-Workout Yoga Routine is Powerful Tool For Improved Recovery

Yoga has so many benefits for runners and cyclists. When you use yoga for recovery, it’s a great tool for creating some movement to counter tight hip flexors, shoulders, and neck. Yoga is great for building strength and mobility. We spend a lot of time moving forward in one plane. Yoga strengthens twisting and lateral…

Running During the Pandemic Can Bring Fundamental Changes

My neighbor has been out running nearly every day. My wife has been getting out at least every other day, sometimes more. One of the “bright spots” of the Coronavirus pandemic is seeing more runners and cyclists out on the trails and roads. Running and riding are obviously not new. What’s different now is the…

Polarized Training Offers the Best Tool for Endurance Sport Training

There has been a growing body of research shows that polarized training increases: VO2 max, your ability to use oxygen to fuel your efforts; time to exhaustion; adaptation to training stress; velocity and power. With polarized training, endurance athletes do a majority of long, slow distance work at their base aerobic level. And they do…

How to Improve Your Marathon Using Menstrual Cycle, Training Plan

How a Client Used Her Menstrual Cycle, Strength Training, and a Marathon Training Plan to Improve Her Race Time! Several months ago, the daughter of a friend agreed to try out the ideas in Dr. Stacy Sims‘ book Roar, which argues that with nutrition and training, women are not small men, for her marathon training.…

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