January 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Sand Dune Training for Marathon des Sables by Running on Snowy Trails, Mountains, Roads at 7600 feet

On my family ski trip to Vail Colorado Eric prescribed a very creative running program of altitude mountain training runs on snowy trails and roads to mimic the slippery environment of sand dune running at MDS Morrocco. 

On one of the days Eric prescribed a double workout. In the morning I was supposed to do a 60 minute run which I did from 5-6AM. Afterwards I skied with the family all day and then after skiing I did a PM 60 minute run with a 20-30 minute mountain…

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Added by Bill on January 20, 2011 at 11:01am — 1 Comment

Forefoot Run Drills|Technique and A Video of What NOT to Do While Running (Thanks Eric)

 

Eric is training me for Marathon des Sables #mds running accross the Sahara Desert in Morocco in April 2011. You can see my video of a test Eric had me do in Sept 2010 time frame a month or so after I complete Ironman Lousiville with Eric's Coaching Support. Hit this link on my Beyond Limits Magazine to see the WHAT NOT TO DO…

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Added by Bill on January 14, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Degenerative Disk Disease

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I was wondering if anyone had any advice for someone who has been diagnosed with degenerative disks in the lumbar region.  I am going to PT but want to start running again.  Is that going to be possible?  I play soccer and am average runner but was hoping to increase my mileage this year.  But after having severe back pain and discovering I have arthritis and…

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Added by Barbara Gale on January 10, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

Live With Eric: Run Drills and Technique

Added by Eric Orton on January 8, 2011 at 4:00pm — 9 Comments

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