Sometimes being too tied to our goals as a runner can make us lose sight of the reason we run in the first place. Therefore, it may be healthy to step back and let go of, or at least “loosen”, our goals once in a while.
The top links for January 2013 feature the usual suspects on some familiar topics, such as goal-setting, managing your long runs, stretching, finding a coach, and shoe selections.
This month’s edition of the “best of the running web” features posts on goal-setting, minimalism, diet, your distance predisposition, and winter training. All the hot topics in the cold months of winter.
Getting closer to your “ideal race weight” can help boost your marathon time considerably. Here’s how to calculate the calorie intake you need in order to do so, and some tips on how to make it a reality.
Like most pursuits, your running performance gains will take the shape of an S-curve if you continue to target incremental goals, using incremental improvements in methods, over time. This post covers how you can identify a plateau early and jump on to a new experience curve.