Monthly Archives: June 2012

Long runs

The long run.  It is by far, (yes, pun intended), one of the most important runs of the week in any training plan.  But how far should the long run be?  Most half marathon training plans have the long run … Continue reading

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Running Economy

Running economy.  How is your Run Economy? Simply put “Run Economy” means when you’re running, how efficient are you? Are you wasting energy when you run? Ideally you want to use all of your energy to move your body forward. … Continue reading

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Running Drills for better form.

Ok, what is the best running form?  If you watch the video of chris-solinsky-stride-analysis the answer to that question can be very complicated.  That’s great if you are an Olympic runner, but what about us normal runners that ask that … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall – Bonk – Crash and Burn

In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk describes a condition caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles, which manifests itself by sudden fatigue and loss of energy. Milder instances can be remedied by brief rest and the ingestion of food … Continue reading

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How do I start running?

Ok, seems like an easy question.  Step one is to run, there is no step two 😉 Ok, just kidding, it is not that easy. Step 1- Find a coach.  Ok shameless plug, but really a coach can not only … Continue reading

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