Covering all the Bases in Training

  The more you read discussions about training for running, the more confused you’re likely to get. If you spend any time at all on the various online running forums you’ll come across runners and coaches who would have you believe that every workout must be timed and measured down to the hundredth of a… Read More »

Consistency is the Key

“Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it.” –          T. Allen Armstrong   If I had to give one piece of advice to an aspiring runner, it would be to be aim for long term consistency in your training. Reaching… Read More »

Triathlons: Why not Try a Tri?

Runners like a challenge. No sooner have we run our first 5k, then we’re aiming for 10k or half marathon.  After the half marathon is conquered, then we start to think about running a marathon. Some take it even further and try trail running or even an ultra. But what to do when you’ve tasted… Read More »

Can You Run your Interval Workouts Too Fast?

Interval training is an important part of nearly every competitive runner’s training program. When done correctly, interval workouts can improve your aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, your lactate threshold, running economy, and coordination while running at race pace or faster. Interval workouts are typically run as a series of repetitions at or slightly faster than race… Read More »