I have a question concerning cadence when trying to run faster, like during the sprints in Phase 1. Whenever I speed up, my cadence tends to increase from around 180 to above 190-195. Should I try to…Continue
Hi everyone, could I have your opinion on the following ?Up til now, whenever I did either a mile test or heartrate test, I purposely did not monitor my speed or heartrate during the run, considering…Continue
HiI'm a pure running newbie. Bought my first pair of (minimalist) shoes in September 2013 and started off running 10 minutes per outing ! Gradually increased distances and ran my first 5K in…Continue
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-->Drop 5 minutes on my next 5K in September 2015.
After running my first SM this month, I realize that running long distances (for me 20K+ are long distances!) is way less scary than trying to become a faster runner. I know I have the will-power to handle long trecks in the mountains (12 hour+ days over a week, for example), but I've never attempted to develop power, focusing only on endurance.
My shame-gremlins are grumbling really loud at the moment : "What can…Continue
First of all, let me say that I only got the nerve to sign up to this race because Eric wrote on page 130 of TCI that after going through the foundation program, I would be ready! I don't think I would have dared to attempt this on my own.
But ever since I first heard about this race, it had me mesmerized. This 22 km "half" marathon leaves downtown Grenoble and heads South for the first 5 km. Then there is a 5 km, 280 meters vertical ascent up one of the hills (pre-Alps actually) that…Continue