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Foundation phase 1 long runs - how long is too long?

Hi, I've returned to the Foundation program after a couple of years of just running (read over training ;) ) I've had a really long period…

Started by Murray Beer

0 Jul 28, 2017

Why are my toes killing me when I run?!

Hi, I just finished week 7 phase 1 of the training plan and a couple weeks ago my toes started hurting on runs.  It's mostly my second toe,…

Started by Lauren Croke

3 Jul 16, 2017
Reply by Jay Mijares

Lower right calf pain

After a high-mileage week (32-ish miles in 8 days, the most I've ever done) last week, I began to notice a pain in my lower, inner right ca…

Started by Colton Key

2 Apr 28, 2017
Reply by Colton Key

Heart rate zone training

Hello everybody ! I did twiche the two phase program from the cool impossible book and I have been using the book's heart rate zone and I…

Started by Pascal Poirier

0 Mar 3, 2017

Approaching the marathon race

Hi everyone. To those of you who have run a marathon with a HRM: how do you decide what to target for the marathon race? Do you go by feel…

Started by Jeremy

1 Feb 26, 2017
Reply by Jay Mijares

Lower back pain after a run

I started running consistently back in August. I have done three 5k's since then, which for me is AWESOME. :) I decided to try pushing myse…

Started by Sarah Slade

1 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Eric Orton

What next after Peak Running and Endurance Training Plans?

Dear Runners, I have been running for 6 months and completed the two Orton packages "Peak Running for Non-Racer" and "Endurance" training.…

Started by Emma Gilligan

4 Feb 4, 2017
Reply by Jay Mijares

Anterior Ankle Impingement

I finally achieved my TCI two weeks ago and did a 33.7 mile ultra, but now I'm having what's described as "anterior ankle impingement", or…

Started by Jay Mijares

4 Nov 25, 2016
Reply by Jay Mijares

Beginner's question

I have just started with Eric's training techniques and have done a couple of very short runs focusing on my form. My calves have been very…

Started by Doug Walker

7 Nov 25, 2016
Reply by Rob Jones

Another HR zones question

Hello, I'm starting my Cool Imposible training, but my Garmin Fenix 3 has only 5 zones instead of the 7 zones that is mentioned in the book…

Started by Ricardo Nieto

2 Oct 28, 2016
Reply by Ricardo Nieto



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