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Downhill running technique

Any advice out there how to avoid injuries on down hill runs. Have been doing some trails runs & noticed some hamstring soreness which…

Started by Taso Lambridis

3 Jul 13, 2021
Reply by Jason Riff

looking for virtual running partner

Hi. I would like to find a virtual running partner to train with, learn with and encourage each other (did I mention accountability?). I am…

Started by Sara Gates

1 Jul 8, 2021
Reply by Mark Ballou

Just finished TCI and would like suggestions on what next

Hi Eric, I just finished Phase 2 of the TCI and love the amount of running and the long distance runs.  My goal is to do some long distanc…

Started by Zach Brumbaugh

1 Mar 5, 2021
Reply by Eric Orton

Skiing, Biking, Running - can you still do it all?

Hey folks! With ski season upon us, I’ve broken out my skins and started touring. However, I’m not sure how to account for tours (or a cycl…

Started by Karen

1 Dec 23, 2020
Reply by Rachel Pearson

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

2 Dec 5, 2020
Reply by Karen

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, 2020

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, 2020

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, 2020

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, 2020
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, 2020


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