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THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jakub Václavovič Jul 20, 2012. 5 Replies

hi all,i work for the denver post--as a sports photo editor--but i also contribute to the post's travel section blog, "free range," which is all things western (and beyond). my last post was about…Continue

plantar or heel spur

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Mar 28, 2011. 3 Replies

i think i have a heel spur on my right heel.....i thought it was pf but a)  the pain doesn't go away, ever, and b) the pain doesn't go away, ever. i believe i had pf a couple of seasons ago and that…Continue

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Jakub Václavovič replied to dean krakel's discussion THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS
"I agree with A. Lydiard. His training philosophy was: a lot of aerobic runs in first base, 4 weeks of strength work  followed by a maximum of 4 weeks of anaerobic training before important race. He used this for 800 metres athlete but…"
Jul 20, 2012
dean krakel replied to Dennis Naillon's discussion question about calculating HR zones
"and i'm 59.5 if age has anything to do with it"
May 19, 2012
dean krakel replied to dean krakel's discussion THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS
"hey lori thanks!"
May 19, 2012
Lori Enlow replied to dean krakel's discussion THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS
"Personally they have increased my overall endurance and speed.  I was always sort of a "slow twitch" muscle fiber runner...if that makes any sense. My body was geared and knew how to run slow forever. Since starting intervals my…"
May 19, 2012
dean krakel replied to Dennis Naillon's discussion question about calculating HR zones
"my average was 130 and my max was 141 eric."
May 19, 2012
dean krakel replied to Dennis Naillon's discussion question about calculating HR zones
"i got the same response but even bumping it up i never did get it to calculate anything."
May 19, 2012
dean krakel replied to dean krakel's discussion THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS
"thanks paul"
May 19, 2012
Paul Weeks replied to dean krakel's discussion THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS
"I think that part of the idea is to repeatedly take your muscle cells past their aerobic limit, so that they respond by building more of the structures they need to increase their aerobic limit - more mitochondria, more respiratory enzymes, more…"
May 18, 2012
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THE BENEFIT OF INTERVALS

hi all,i work for the denver post--as a sports photo editor--but i also contribute to the post's travel section blog, "free range," which is all things western (and beyond). my last post was about kayaking the green river through labyrinth & stillwater canyons: …See More
May 16, 2012
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Apr 1, 2012
dean krakel commented on Eric Orton's blog post You Are Not What You Think
"right on. i've had a week of that heaviness."
Sep 10, 2011
dean krakel commented on dean krakel's blog post Restarting after sickness
"hey thanks. every week i get a little more of my lungs and legs back. i've done two miles every day this past week and tomorrow going with my friend julie on a twelve mile loop through the buffalo peaks wilderness. most of it's above…"
Jul 16, 2011
Richard McGaha commented on dean krakel's blog post Restarting after sickness
"I usually start at the previous 'rest' week as my first week back and go from there. "
Jul 16, 2011
Noreen Sullivan commented on dean krakel's blog post Restarting after sickness
"Start where you are, run-walking.  Because you were in such good shape before, your fitness should come right back.  Good luck!"
Jul 14, 2011
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julie engel goes for the summit on our annual 4th of July up and over Georgia Pass run.
Jul 11, 2011
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plantar fasciitis-my solution

hi all. i started developing plantar in my right heel.....ohhh sometime during the winter. i can't remember now. it felt like i was walking/running with a marble under my heel. i didn't pay it much mind. i was running in five fingers on a lot of rocky trails, at least those that weren't snow covered. finally in march it blossomed into an injury that hurt like hell. but thing is, i didn't want to stop training. so i kept going. finally, arrrrghhhh, i had to turn back from a couple of runs…See More
May 3, 2011

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How many years have you been running?
two
What is your goal race for the year?
run rabbit run fifty miler a year from now
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
ran eleven miles over georgia pass
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
to run that fifty mile run

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Restarting after sickness

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 7:25am 3 Comments

I have been training hard all winter and spring and the early part of the summer. In mid June I got a bronchial infection that totally knocked me down. I'm just now starting to blow a "700" on the meter the doctor gave me. When I was sick I was blowing about a 300. But now I'm wondering what I do. I have been training on the  12 week Trail Half Marathon program and was about halfway through. I'm not even sure how to figure out where to go back to. I'm not running strong at all and anything I do… Continue

plantar fasciitis-my solution

Posted on May 3, 2011 at 6:57pm 0 Comments

hi all. i started developing plantar in my right heel.....ohhh sometime during the winter. i can't remember now. it felt like i was walking/running with a marble under my heel. i didn't pay it much mind. i was running in five fingers on a lot of rocky trails, at least those that weren't snow covered. finally in march it blossomed into an injury that hurt like hell. but thing is, i didn't want to stop training. so i kept going. finally, arrrrghhhh, i had to turn back from a couple of runs…

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