Eric's Training (Tips Included) (74)

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Shoe Question

Hi Everyone!  About 4 months ago I transitioned to zero drop shoes.  I am currently running in Runventure 2 for trail (very light with mini…

Started by Markham Yonkers

0 Nov 19

Week 9 Day 3 Run program - Missing timing

Hi Eric, I have the ebook th Cool Impossible, and my copy has this workout for Week 9 Day 3 Day 3 WU: 5–10' building to HRZ 2. MS: HRZ 2–3…

Started by Jeff Jorgensen

2 Nov 13
Reply by Jeff Jorgensen

Training Advice

Hi Eric and Everyone,  I am currently training for a series of Ultra Halfs this year and next.  My 6th race will be at the end of this mon…

Started by Markham Yonkers

3 Sep 19
Reply by Eric Orton

New Shoes

Hi All would like to ask you guy's about the shoes that you use on the trails. I was using the Inov8 trialroc 235 but now unfortunately the…

Started by Charlie Mullane

9 Sep 19
Reply by Eric Orton

Foot pain /shoe question

Hi Eric and all, I’m reading the cool impossible and loving your book and the plan! Currently on my sugar detox! I have a question about Ac…

Started by Keeley

8 Sep 2
Reply by Katie K

Marathon question

I’m looking to run my second marathon, in 2019, so I have plenty of time to train. I had ankle surgery in 2017 and have been cleared to run…

Started by Scott

0 Aug 12

Speed Zone Tables in km instead of miles

Hi Eric, Looking at starting out on training plans as in the Cool Impossible, and notice that all the Speed Zones are based on a 1 mile tim…

Started by Jeff Jorgensen

2 Jul 20
Reply by Jeff Jorgensen

Question around shoes (Hoka) and Drop

Hi All, Have been reading "Cool Impossible" and having a read of these forums. My question is about the general principle of the shoes. I h…

Started by Jeff Jorgensen

5 Jul 16
Reply by Eric Orton

Plantar faciitis

Hi there! I am really hoping you can help!  There is so much conflicting information out there, but, I trust your opinion.  A little over a…

Started by Kat Jacobs

7 Jul 12
Reply by Kat Jacobs

shoes issue

hi, i have just finished my first 80 km trail i had pain in my thigh muscles for the last 20KM this was mostly due, from my point of view,…

Started by geoffroy

5 Jun 7
Reply by geoffroy



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