Proper Running Biomechanics

2017-05-24T09:18:08+00:00

Proper running biomechanics is something many running coaches are hesitant to discuss. Years of observation, trials, and science leave excellent runners still debating how to plant feet, kick and use their arms. How can performing a natural act elicit such varied methods and opinions? It’s our own fault. Humanity has turned running into an unnatural [...]

Proper Running Biomechanics 2017-05-24T09:18:08+00:00

How does altitude training work?

2017-05-24T09:09:20+00:00

Altitude training has become very popular with endurance athletes and it is almost a necessity to be at the top of your running game. Unfortunately to get substantial benefits from altitude training you do need to spend a considerable amount of time living and training at high altitude, some sources say 2 weeks and others [...]

How does altitude training work? 2017-05-24T09:09:20+00:00

Stretching For Runners

2017-05-02T09:53:38+00:00

Static Stretching for Runners When you first start out as a runner, you will probably think about stretching. It seems like the standard advice to new runners is to stretch your muscles before and after every run, and sometimes during too. Runners often see stretching as a way to recover from muscle soreness and tightness, [...]

Stretching For Runners 2017-05-02T09:53:38+00:00

Why Undertraining Is A Stressor

2017-05-02T09:35:46+00:00

Why Under-Training Should Be a Concern Over-training has always been a concern for coaches of dedicated athletes. The mantra of “no-pain, no gain” and the practice of “Run ‘til you drop” have resonated well over the years. Stress-related injuries, either acute (too much, too soon) or chronic (too much over time) are the result of [...]

Why Undertraining Is A Stressor 2017-05-02T09:35:46+00:00

Training Plan

2017-03-25T13:07:59+00:00

I get asked a lot about my training plan by runners and non runners alike. I try to keep it as simple as possible, high weekly mileage to include speed and hill workouts and a long run, all my other runs are recovery runs done at a slow pace. A typical weekly training plan [...]

Training Plan 2017-03-25T13:07:59+00:00