Pre-Marathon Nutrition

Carbo Loading For A Marathon

This article was written by Jeff Gaudette.  Jeff is a running coach at premiercoachingonline.com

The most common question I get from both beginner and veteran marathoners alike is: “What should I eat during the week and the morning of the Marathon race?” It’s a great question and a very important part of success on race day. Since . . . → Read More: Pre-Marathon Nutrition

Training For Boston

What does it take to get to Boston?

It’s April and one of the annual signs of spring is the running of the Boston Marathon. This year will mark the 114th running of America’s oldest and most prestigious marathon. For many runners Boston represents a lifetime goal and would be on most runners’ . . . → Read More: Training For Boston

Marathon Training for First Time Marathoners

Before you start your first marathon training program, you need to specify your goals of the race.  A marathon is a hell of a challenge in itself – so the goals range quite a bit.  For some people, the goal is to reach the starting line healthy.  For millions of runners every year, the . . . → Read More: Marathon Training for First Time Marathoners

Half Marathon Training for Beginner Runners

Before you start off your beginner’s half-marathon training program, you’ll want to set your personal race goals for your first half-marathon.  You should have completed a 5K or 10K prior to this race program.  This pre-requisite isn’t just for building up your mileage base, it’s also to make sure you’ve been through the unique . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training for Beginner Runners

10K Training for Beginner Runners

Before you commence your beginner’s 10K training program, you need to figure out your goals.  For many first-timers, the goal is to finish.  For others, your goal might be to run the entire time without walking. And for the more aggressive, your goal might be a specific time goal like 80 minutes, 60 minutes, . . . → Read More: 10K Training for Beginner Runners

10K Training For Intermediate Runners

As I say in every one of my training programs, the first thing you need to do when you start your program is to specify your goals.  As an intermediate 10K runner, I’ll assume your goal isn’t just to finish, it’s probably a specific time goal.  

I want you to set three performance goals. 

The first goal . . . → Read More: 10K Training For Intermediate Runners

5K Training for Beginner Runners

Before you start your beginner’s 5K training program, you need to specify your goals.  For some people, the goal is just to finish.  Other’s, it’s to run the entire time. Other’s it’s a time goal like 40 minutes, 30 minutes, or 25 minutes.  If it’s less than 25 minutes, you need to go check . . . → Read More: 5K Training for Beginner Runners