Over/Under Workout

Most runners are always looking for different ways of running better and faster.  Here is a workout designed for longer distances that seems to require the use of a Garmin to monitor your training.  At the end I will make some simple suggestions. This workout comes from exercise physiologist, clinical/registered … Continue reading

Ten tips on how to run faster: Increase your speed

By Kurt Simonsen Everyone who runs can do so faster. No, not everyone can suddenly develop world class speed, as talent and ability usually dictates just how good you can be. But, every person who runs can do things in their training to make them cover more ground in a … Continue reading

10 Benefits of Running, and How to Do It

“Running has never failed to give me great end results, and that’s why I keep coming back for more!” – Sasha Azevedo When you envision running, you probably will fall into one of two categories. Either you love it or you hate it; sometimes it is even a love/hate relationship. … Continue reading

5 Tips on How to Run Faster

There are different schools of thought on how to run faster. Before you begin training to get faster, you need to assess what you actually want to accomplish. There’s a difference between speed and quickness; and although agility drills, (using ladders, cones, dots, etc.) are great for developing overall quickness, … Continue reading

25 Ways to Run Faster

By Emily Faherty It’s been said if you want to run fast, you have to practice running fast. (What? Thought Ryan Hall or Lolo Jones got that quick with just luck?!) Read on for 25 ways to have a harder, better, faster, stronger workout, smoke the competition, and maybe even … Continue reading

Running Better Part Two

In my quest to run faster on the track I have been trying various new ideas, like the protein in the last post, and revisiting some old ones. Strength training is one of them, and since the weather has been so wet this summer I have been trying to do … Continue reading

Running Better

As quite often happens, both in life and in running, I have suddenly noticed that things are going well. It started last week, but it did not feel that good.  My legs were going faster than my lungs could supply oxygen, so I had to keep slowing down. That is … Continue reading

Injured (Again)

I was out on my short, fast run this morning when disaster struck. There was no reason for it that I could see.  Things were going along as usual and I was running a little slower to prepare myself for the long uphill that I go this way for. Then … Continue reading

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