Plans

Seven Ways to Tap Your Inner Lydiard

Posted by on April 18, 2012 at 7:27 pm

Running with Lydiard shares the training insights gained by the legendary coach over his years of experimentation. As the foundation of many currently popular training plans, it is helpful to understand the basis for the Lydiard way.

Six Ways to Turn Disruption in Your Training Plan to Your Advantage

Posted by on February 1, 2012 at 9:24 pm

It is nearly guaranteed that your training program will get disrupted – whether by weather, illness, travel, minor injury, or other commitments. Here are six adjustments you can make that help you turn such a challenge into an opportunity for significant gains.

Marathon Training Plan Throwdown – Higdon versus Pfitzinger

Posted by on November 22, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Hal Higdon and Pete Pfitzinger offer some of the most widely followed marathon training plans around. However, for the advanced marathoner, the choice is clear as to which helps develop your key physiological capabilities for your big event.

The Three-Hour Marathon Plan

Posted by on November 4, 2011 at 10:51 pm

The sub-3:00 marathon can be an elusive goal. Here is one training program, employing 55-70 miles per week over an 18 week period based off of a Pete Pfitzinger approach, that can help you get there.

Free-Basing to Maintain Marathon-Level Fitness

Posted by on November 29, 2010 at 11:12 pm

Instead of treating the maintenance period between marathon seasons as a time to take it easy, why not use it as an opportunity to focus on your weaknesses?