Who’d have thought that when my friend, Miranda, shot some footage of me attempting to run 400m at Kipchoge’s World Record Marathon pace at the VLM Expo, it would go viral (785K views) and lead to usual mix of good and bad comments!
If you like to run and have been struggling to increase your mile pace or need a boost in short sprint speed for the final kick, strength training is the answer.
Balance boards are used by athletes, elderly individuals and general fitness enthusiasts who are looking to improve their balance and coordination.
It seems to be a simple question, but the answer is complicated. Heat is a complex problem and it should be approached from several angles.
The concept of lactate-threshold training sounds complicated, but if you want to make improvements as a runner, then it’s worth learning about this important zone and how to successfully train in it.
A lot of people get sucked into what we’ll call the “GPS Vortex”. We all have been there at times, focusing on the number of miles you’ve logged, haven’t logged, or need to log in a given day/week/month.
Periodisation is the process of dividing an annual training plan into specific time blocks, where each block has a particular goal and provides your body with different types of stress.
It’s not an easy workout and you probably can’t do it right away, so you’ll need to build up to it with the sequence of workouts outlined here, which, when combined with other workouts, creates a training plan for your next goal 10K.