Sometimes the best runners are the best at NOT running →
Have you ever gotten itchy hands while running? Here's why! →
Here are some unconventional reasons you may improve (or not)!
As a runner and coach, most often I see injuries happen because of one core reason, and that's training load errors.
Too much too soon.
Whatever you call it, this mistake is the reason I believe most injuries happen!
The reason for most #running injuries may come down to training load errors.
If you're a person who thinks about their diet, you may have considered the importance of food quality vs food quantity.
Here, I chat about the differences between the two and one each are essential to be aware of!
What's more important for running performance...food quality or quantity?
Here are some great tips for saving money on food!
Bad runs happen to everyone, but you must be mindful of a few things as well!
The answer will depend on your goal race, how far away the race date is, and how your previous key workouts have been progressing. In general, being able to run 1/3rd of the goal race distance at goal pace at once, is a good suggestion.
Examples of this would be doing 3 x 1 mile at 5k goal pace for a 5k race or 4 x 2k @ 10k goal pace for a 10k race.
Missing a run can be a mental and emotional workout for an athlete – do you make up the workout, make up the mileage? What should you do?