4 12, 2016

From the Couch to the Half Marathon: How to Get Started Training

How did you get into running? More to the point, how did you get into a position where you decided to take on the challenge of running 13 miles? I can imagine it went something like this: “Sat on your couch, watching someone on TV announce how running has changed [...]

22 01, 2012

Tips for Running a Marathon in Less than 3 Hours

Marathon runners have the mental and physical endurance to take their bodies over 42 kilometres and then be able to attend work the next day without aches and pains. The body gets used to running these long distances and once the proper training routine and eating plan has been put [...]

17 01, 2012

Benefits of Resistance Training for Running

Why You Should Resistance Train for Running? Resistance Training offers  a number of benefits to runners. It's no accident that the best runners in the world all perform strength training and resistance exercises to supplement their running routines AND this has enabled faster, stronger, better runners across the board. Arguably, [...]

26 10, 2010

Lactate Threshold Training for Runners

Training Above Your Lactate Threshold In the past scientists viewed maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) as the key component to success in prolonged exercise activities.  More recently though, scientists have reported that lactate threshold is actually a more consistent predictor of performance in endurance events like running, cycling and more.  As [...]

14 09, 2010

17 Answers to Common Running Questions Asked by Beginners

1. I’ve got a new pair of shoes and I’m ready to start running.  What’s next? Every runner starts at a different point so it’s difficult to tell people that they need to be doing x miles at y pace.  Instead most beginning runners strive to run for 30 minutes [...]

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