The Worlds Fastest Workout – Tabata Training

The concept of Tabata training is simple:

Sprint as hard as you can for 20 seconds
Jog/walk for 10 seconds
Repeat these intervals 8 times

That’s it.  4-minutes and you’re done.  And before you write this off as some lame fad, let’s talk about the science.

Tabata training was developed in Tokyo, Japan at the National Institute of Fitness . . . → Read More: The Worlds Fastest Workout – Tabata Training

The Secret To Getting The Most Out Of A Run – The Warmup

I’m sure you’ve heard that you should warm-up before any strenuous exercise, they even teach that in elementary school gym class. But what they fail to do is explain why. And because of that, most of us ignore that old wise-tale that it’s important to warm up, and we just cut to . . . → Read More: The Secret To Getting The Most Out Of A Run – The Warmup

Marathon Fueling and Training

As August begins, I’m going to start a series of articles on fueling for the marathon. It’s a pertinent topic given that over 400,000 people finished a marathon last year – so, I figure this series has to help at least a few people. This article is going to discuss the scientific background behind the use of energy (fuel) in the marathon and how you can prepare your body more effectively. . . . → Read More: Marathon Fueling and Training

The Benefits of Injecting Surges Into Your Long Runs

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

From elites to first time 5k runners, almost everyone knows it is important to get some sort of long run into their training plan every week or two. However, the long run has the potential to be more than just time on your . . . → Read More: The Benefits of Injecting Surges Into Your Long Runs

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

Winter Running Training Tips

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Winters may be cold and dark, but that doesn't mean your training has to end (or even suffer). And that doesn't just mean you buy a treadmill or hit the gym, there are plenty of ways to stay warm and keep running. The road is covered in snow and ice! Run on packed down snow.  Fresh snow ...

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