Featured Blog Posts – March 2019 Archive (2)

Speed Up Your Race Pace

Spring is in my step.

The great Grete Waitz ran 19 marathons in her career, winning 13 of them.

She was the first woman to break the 2:30 barrier, eventually lowering the world record to 2:25:42.

She believed that speed training was imparative for all runners of all distances and abilities.

Her marathon training reflected…


Added by Eric Orton on March 26, 2019 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Kick for Gold or Stumble to Fourth

Sometimes you have to HOLD YOURSELF BACK:

Today was a recovery run. After taking the day off yesterday to heal a mild cough in the lungs, my legs felt great!

I stayed patient, with my sights on the upcoming week.

Patience + Practice = Performance

At the 1972 Olympics, all of the pre-game buzz was on rock star USA…


Added by Eric Orton on March 23, 2019 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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