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More Description please of the "Preparation Phase"!

Hey, so I feel that I am ready to begin into the foundation phase, but then, as I was rereading the last sections of TCI, Eric mentions the…

Started by David Templin

2 Feb 27
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Long run length include warm up and cool down?

I am just starting phase 2 of the Cool Impossible and I have a question regarding long run lengths. I noticed that in Phase 2 Week 2 you ha…

Started by RJT

3 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by Dani

So many posts about knee pain...here's another

Hi guys and Eric - I was on week 8 of the foundation program last week and knee pain in my left knee on top of the knee struck me down. I'v…

Started by Rachel Clayton

7 Sep 7, 2017
Reply by Jay Mijares

interval question

When the TCI run day prescriptions give a + some sort of interval, are you supposed to do that within the time allotted for that segment or…

Started by Brent North

0 Jul 11, 2017

Is there a "too slow" for the performance stage?

Hey y'all, So I began about 3 weeks or so ago to transition away from a heel strike to a forefoot strike like Eric says in his book. I have…

Started by David Templin

2 Jun 27, 2017
Reply by Donal Gormley

What are the best high performance shoes?

I'm totally new to all of this. I just finished reading the book & I've been doing all foot strength exercises for about 2 weeks. (The…

Started by Jessica Whitley

18 Apr 29, 2017
Reply by Jessica Whitley

First 1/2 marathon

Accomplished my first half marathon on Sunday 22 Jan 2017 with my little sister! Can not describe how proud of us both I am as we only star…

Started by Sarah Ward

2 Jan 31, 2017
Reply by Jay Mijares

testing time and worried about injury

Hi, Love the book and am enjoying the experience!  I was a cross country and track runner all through high school and college, but after sh…

Started by Michael Mulick

2 May 10, 2016
Reply by Michael Mulick

Second marathon completed - Gold Coast Marathon

Hi Everybody So I just completed my second marathon a few weeks back, and used the foundation program for a second time to prepare for the…

Started by Shayne Francis

2 Apr 16, 2016
Reply by Jeremy

My CI for 2015!

Hi All! It's been ages since I took time to visit here with all you wonderful folks. As promised, I am pleased to report that I have met my…

Started by Double A

8 Nov 17, 2015
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The Cool Impossible: Run Beyond Limits

 
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