Improving your running performance comes from combining your short-term, long-term and very long-term planning.
The final installment of our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.
The second in our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.
The first in our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.
To avoid repeating an injury while increasing mileage to run a half marathon, is it wise to double the length of a program? While that is one approach, Hal has another idea to consider when looking to ease into increasing your run volume.
Training for a marathon and an ultra marathon in the same season can be tricky. Hal offers his advice on how to continue training after running 26.2 miles in order to run a successful 38 mile ultra marathon.
Cramping affects most runners, but what if it is your upper body that is the problem? Hal Higdon offers his suggestions to one runner experiencing cramps in his shoulders and neck.
One runner wonders about a two week taper leading into the Boston Marathon. Read Hal’s answer as to why one specific plan utilizes this short taper, and why it may, or may not be for you.
For a veteran marathoner that has taken some time away from running, getting back into marathon training came with an injury. After taking a week off, how should he modify his training plan to stay on track.
Proper pacing is critical for a successful race. There are a few tactics to use, and Hal gives his advice on going out hard to“bank time” versus a steady pace following a pacer.