Relying on routine can be the best way to build the running habit. As you develop, though, it can also quickly become the fastest way to get stuck in a rut. Here are five aspects of your running in which you should challenge your routines and bring a little variety to play.
Hill training can seem an intimidating concept for many runners – not just in the idea of running hills, but in figuring out the best way to do so. Fortunately, a recent study suggests there is little difference among types of hill workouts – the key is just to get it done.
A podcast interview with Alex Hutchinson brings an important lesson on how to avoid the quest for running perfection get in the way of doing the right things. Coming from a physicist with a bias towards precision, this is a powerful point.
Last month’s ten best posts cover the usual span of topics include injury prevention and recovery, training approaches, new approaches to flexibility, and lots of shoes – 100 pairs to be exact.
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.