November 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Running Cadence: A Great First Step

One of the first things I analyze when coaching runners is their ability to run easy with appropriate cadence. Elite runners tend to stride at about the same rate, about 90+ steps per minute per foot. The important thing is this stride rate doesn't vary much regardless of how fast or slow they are running.
Try for yourself and see where you are at.
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Added by Eric Orton on November 30, 2010 at 5:58pm — 2 Comments

Strength & Endurance Training

Hello,

I have a quick question regarding the strength training - especially the 30 second sprints in the during the WU...
When should they be performed - after the 20 min WU run or during. I usually do them in the last 10min of warm up bu then my HR goes really up above the recommended WU heart rate....
Not sure how to go about that...

Thanks in advance :)

Patricia

Added by Patrycja Slawuta on November 19, 2010 at 4:10pm — 1 Comment

JFK 50miler

my first 50-miler. this is almost the end of my first year of really trying to run and it's been a year to remember! (more on that later).


I'm very nervous about my race this saturday (11/20/2010). the best advice i've gotten is:


Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while…

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Added by Mark Lofquist on November 16, 2010 at 5:24pm — 2 Comments

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