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Adams Ridge Repeats

Last hard run before heading off for three days of running in the Grand Canyon next week.  Headed to my 'hill of truth' across the street f…

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Loving The Treadmill

For all of you who are getting pounded with snow/cold/ice, just wanted to say, do not discount how valuable treadmill running can be.  It i…

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20 Days of No Sugar

Please use this Forum to share your No Sugar experiences.Thanks - E

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Cool Impossible Heart Rate Zones - Do These Results Show Improvement?

Hello Coach Eric and Forum!  I read Cool Impossible last year, and in the late spring ran the Heart Rate Zone test - I just retested this y…

Started by H Newsom

0 on Sunday

Lost power in legs

Hi everyone, I've started running again over the past six months after a few years off due to physical and mental injury (won't go into it)…

Started by Rachel Clayton

2 Jul 25
Reply by Bethany Hill

HR in 20min test

Hi everyone! I'm in week 12 of Phase I - so it is test week! The Cool Impossible has done so much good for me, I was not really a beginner…

Started by Christiane Bartel

4 Mar 21, 2021
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Cold Weather Running

Hey everybody, Just looking for general information about cold weather running. What kinds of changes are expected when running in cold we…

Started by Ryan Charter

6 Mar 7, 2021
Reply by Ryan Charter

How to slow down!

When doing my long runs I find it hard to reduce my effort level. How to keep good form and maintain decent cadence without my HR being too…

Started by elli mccormick

1 Jul 20, 2020
Reply by Eric Orton

Really slow 1mi test time

After a long lead-up over the past six months after being not much of a runner at all, I did my one-mile test yesterday with a heart rate m…

Started by Beth L.

6 Jul 6, 2020
Reply by Beth L.

100 mile race approach

Hi Eric, iv followed the 100mile training plan now for 3 seasons with good results, most sessions obviously based on HR, however iv always…

Started by Kirk

0 Dec 29, 2019

Training for 100km ultra

Hi all, How are you? I'm at the end of phase 1, week 5 of the  cool impossible training. So far so good and my longest distance ever run 30…

Started by Giorgio Guglielmino

2 Oct 30, 2019
Reply by Giorgio Guglielmino

Watts and foot pods

Hello,  In your videos Eric, you often mention watts. A foot pod is it really useful or it remains a gadget for non elite runners (I know J…

Started by Fabrice Chauliac

10 Feb 22, 2019
Reply by Fabrice Chauliac

Flat land substitution for hill repeats

Tomorrows TCI workout calls for 3–4 × 2' hill repeats.  Living in Florida, the closest hill is about an hour drive from here.  Should I jus…

Started by Jacob Cossairt

8 Jan 30, 2019
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