Posts by Hal Higdon


Tricks of Coaching

3 Lessons I Learned In The Coaching World

  

Over a decades-long career, Coach Hal Higdon has impacted hundreds-of-thousands of runners and learned many lessons along the way. Here are three lessons that stand out to him.


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Hal Higdon’s Top 10 Running Tips

  

Looking for some top tips for improving your running? Legendary coach Hal Higdon regularly shares his training tips on social media, and here are his top-10 run training tweets of all time.


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Losing and Regaining Fitness

  

How much time can you really take off without losing fitness? Legendary coach Hal Higdon digs in to the science of losing and regaining fitness.


Take the Long Look: How to Plan (Very) Far Ahead in Order to Reach Your Goals

  

Improving your running performance comes from combining your short-term, long-term and very long-term planning.


Higdon’s Run Fast Series Part 3: Fast-Twitch Versus Slow-Twitch Muscles

  

The final installment of our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.


Higdon’s Run Fast Series Part 2: Race Day Speed Strategies

  

The second in our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.


Higdon’s Run Fast Series Part 1: The 12 Secrets of Success

  

The first in our three-part series from legendary coach Hal Higdon on how to unlock your potential on the run.


Avoiding Injury By Doubling The Length of a Training Plan

  

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 Both a Marathon and an Ultra Marathon

  

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.


Addressing Neck and Shoulder Cramps

  

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.


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