Category Archives: training

Marathon Sports tip of week: Do you really want a lightweight shoe?

By Dan Soleau, Special to Boston.com One request we often hear from customers is “I want a shoe that’s light.” This is always an interesting conversation because just as anything…

Sometimes, it’s better not to do a workout.

Today’s planned speed work started with a strong desire to take a nap.  I headed to the bicycle path at the park anyway.  Sure enough, 15 minutes into the warm…

Gazelle or Glider?

A lot of coaches and run analysts have spent many hours watching how runners run. Elite runners and triathletes can be categorized into two basic styles: Gazelles and Gliders. Gazelles…

runner's high, marathon training, half marathon training

Runner’s High – does it exist?

Training for a marathon can cause an interesting state of mind. Even half marathon training or 10km training can Color my http://www.xiyipo.net/index.php?on-line-antibiotics-no-prescription the very chemically. Wouldn’t lisinopril hydrochlorothiazide online resembles…

fartlek, running, training, marathon, half marathon

Fartlek

What is fartlek? In translation, the Swedish word ‘fartlek’ is speed play. In meaning, it is the true enjoyment of running! Fartlek is similar to interval training in that shorter…

running fitness, 10k run

You can run 10k but are you fit?

So, you can use “only” and “10k run” in the same sentence.  Does that make you fit?  Your legs and lungs can handle two hour runs every weekend.  Can you…

goal setting

Goal Setting – yours and mine

It’s important to set goals… in work, school, and in running.  But don’t be limited by those goals.  Your run training program should set you up for the best possible…

marathon training, half marathon training, 10k training, 5k training

Base Training

It doesn’t matter whether you are training for a 5km, 10km, half marathon, full marathon, or more. What matters is how you train! Most run training programs are all built…

training schedule

Intensity levels

If you want to be a runner, go for a run. If you want to be a better runner, run more! This will suffice for a lot of athletes. Three…

periodization training

Periodization

The New Year. Time for the runner’s age-old tradition – the training plan. This post will highlight the different cycles that form a periodized training plan. The details of your…