Pool Running

Should You Include Pool Running in Your Training Plans?

  

After an athlete suffered an early-season injury, Coach Hal Higdon prescribed pool running to get her through the season. Based on his extensive experience, pool running helps athletes recover and avoid injuries.


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.


Running Mechanics

Could Running Mechanics be the Key to Long-Term Success?

  

Are your athletes having trouble finishing their training plans due to overuse injuries? Poor running mechanics might be to blame. Use these strategies to identify and correct running form to ultimately improve performance.


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5 Reasons Long-Distance Runners Should Race Short Distances Too

  

Even ultra marathoners can benefit from training for and racing shorter distances. Find out why and how to integrate shorter runs into your schedule.


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Work-to-Rest Ratio: The Benefits of 40/20 Workouts

  

40/20 workouts are a great way to structure your interval training. Here's how to do them whether you're running, cycling, or strength training.


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Take Your Running Speed to the Next Level

  

“The simplest way to improve is to run faster.” – Scott Jurek No matter if you’re front-pack runner, a back-pack jogger or somewhere in between, adding speed work into your weekly routine can bring huge benefits to your running. And whether you’re training for a 5K or a marathon, speed work is essential to becoming […]


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5 Steps to Running Faster in a Triathlon

  

If you dread T2 and know you’ll be watching your time slip through your whole run, it’s time to take a look at this part of the triathlon. Luckily you don’t have to be a professional runner to make the most of this leg—here are some tips to get fitter, run more efficiently, and stop fearing your finish time.


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How to Nail Your First 10K

  

If you’re looking for that next big challenge after doing a 5K, or you’re looking to get better results with your long run endurance, training for a 10K is a great option. Here are five tips for nailing your first 10K.


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5 Workouts to Help You Get That 5K PR

  

Got your eye on a 5K PR, or just looking to improve your overall running speed without spending hours circling a track? These five workouts are fun, challenging and guaranteed to fulfill your need for speed.


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9 Common Misconceptions About Measuring Heart Rate Variability

  

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) training is a great way to get valuable insights into how well you’re recovering, as well as how to manage workout intensities. Here are nine misconceptions many endurance athletes have about HRV that could be derailing their success.


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