Eric's Training (Tips Included) (83)

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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

Heart rate

I just bought a heart rate monitor to try to keep my heart rate in zones 1-3. I can't run more that 1/8 of a mile before it's getting high.…

Started by Beth Garigen

12 Jun 14, 2019
Reply by David Gross

Running with osteoarthritis in big toes

Hi there, I'm wondering if there's anyone out there who has osteoarthritis in their big toe joints still running? I have it in both toes. N…

Started by chris white

1 Jun 12, 2019
Reply by David Gross

Speed Zone Tables in km instead of miles

Hi Eric, Looking at starting out on training plans as in the Cool Impossible, and notice that all the Speed Zones are based on a 1 mile tim…

Started by Jeff Jorgensen

3 May 8, 2019
Reply by Ben Lynch

lower back pain

hi everybody, i'm posting this cause i'm feeling a little lost. i used to run with low profile shoes for years, such as inov 8 or salomon.…

Started by alph

6 Feb 16, 2019
Reply by Eric Orton


Foot Core

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