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Bow-legged; avoid too much crossover?

Hi there! I’m pretty bow legged and have struggled with IT band issues pretty for the last two years. I picked up TCI over quarantine, and…

Started by Karen

0 on Tuesday

Shoes (yet again) - Drop and waterproofness questions

Hello Eric and everyone here!  I have a question about zero drop and water proof shoes.  I have used Altra Lone Peak RSM (Rain, Snow, Mud)…

Started by john hudak

0 Sep 30

Running Slow

Eric - could you talk about the benefits of running slow as apart of your training, how many days per week are slow days and how do you fig…

Started by John Juettner

0 Sep 27

Training plan from the book finished

Hi Eric, I just finished the 5month training from the book.After phase1 the Onemile Test was 53sek faster! But now at the end of phase2 I‘m…

Started by Leona Gerteis

0 Sep 23

Recommendation: heart rate monitor w/watch

Hi. I could use recommendations for a heart rate monitor with watch that will get me through the 5-month Foundation Program. I appreciate a…

Started by Sara Gates

5 Aug 24
Reply by Bradford Gantt

Increasing my 5k and 10k pace

I am looking to take 30sec per mile off of my 5k and 10k pace.  What is the best way to do this?

Started by John Juettner

0 Jun 29

So it’s Corona time, what to do with your running.

We all suffer for the Corona disease. How about training? What are your thoughts?

Started by René van Vliet

1 Apr 6
Reply by Eric Orton

Achilles tendon right legs painful

Hi all, How are you? I'm two month in the forefoot running transitions, and I'm following the cool impossible five months training. So far,…

Started by Giorgio Guglielmino

1 Jan 29
Reply by Giorgio Guglielmino

Will The Cool Impossible Strength Help With Shin Splints

Hi Everyone - Below is an email question I received from Daniel that I thought was important to share my answer with you all. -------------…

Started by Eric Orton

1 Oct 6, 2019
Reply by Ben Lynch


I saw the YouTube video on cadence.  My cadence on easy runs is around 165.  When I run faster it’s 175-180.  If I try to run 175-180 for e…

Started by Joe DeFeo

2 Aug 27, 2019
Reply by Joe DeFeo


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