Running


Why Form Follows Fatigue

  

With triathlon racing season starting to begin, your training might have hit a wall. If you’re feeling fatigued, take heart, as long as you have the right progressive training plan in place your fatigue is actually a signal that your optimal form is right around the corner.


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Incorporating Trail Running into Marathon Training

  

Incorporating trail running into your marathon training is a great way to build strength, improve form and gain mental focus for your race, however there are important guidelines to keep in mind so that your off-road time doesn’t derail your marathon goals.


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How to Come Back Mentally Stronger from an Injury

  

Three simple ways you can rehab your mental game at the same time as an injury to return to competition more confident than ever.


Running Effectiveness versus Speed Using WKO4

  

Some observations on the relationship between running effectiveness and speed as analyzed using WKO4 software.


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Macrocycles, Mesocycles and Microcycles: Understanding the 3 Cycles of Periodization

  

Understanding these three cycles of periodization training will allow you to prepare for your events more efficiently and reach your peak performance in the best way possible.


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How to Nail the Boston Marathon

  

From pre-race preparations to course logistics, here's your mile-by-mile race day guide for a fun, fast and memorable day on the Boston Marathon course.


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6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success

  

Mental sabotage can ruin your race before it begins. Here are six ways that athletes psyche themselves out and how to overcome them for racing success.


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The 5 Training Habits For a Successful Marathon

  

We looked at the data of more than 1,300 TrainingPeaks users who ran Boston in 2016 to determine what training behaviors led to a successful race. Follow these five tips in order to achieve your best marathon ever.


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Tapering For Your Marathon to Guarantee Success

  

A good marathon taper can make up to a five-percent increase in your finishing time. Here are some key takeaways for how to plan your taper wisely so you are rested and ready to tackle 26.2.


How to Properly Execute Your Build Phase for Running

  

A proper build phase builds a strong foundation, increases your endurance and plans for proper recovery periods so you can arrive on the start line in peak performance shape.


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