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Got speed? Run In Circles! by Natascia Armitage Facebook Posted Sun 30 Sep 2012 9:27am I used to think that track workouts were so boring and I would never be able to stand to run in endless circles. However in the last few months I learned to absolutely LOVE to run around in circles, well ovals really, and even more I noticed that the track just seems to help to bring out the best in me as I am more focused on my running techniq ... Read on »
Review: Te Under Armour SpeedForm Running shoes are the right combination of function, fit & personality by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Aug 2013 11:48am Men, admit it, you are dieing to know what it would feel like to wear a bra. What would that soft supple fabric feel like pressed up against your hairy man chest? Well, unless you are going to buy a Bro or Manssiere , you will be waiting a little bit longer for that bra feeling against your chest. But, in the meantime, you could take in how ... Read on »
Improve your speed with Strides by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:13pm Let’s face it, some of the attraction of 5k and 10k races is the shorter distance.  Who doesn’t love to finish a race in a fraction of the time it takes to run a marathon? The other attraction is, well, running faster! That includes running faster in training as well as the race.  One of my favorite techniques for improving speed is using “s ... Read on »
Pool Running: Why You’re Doing it Wrong and How to Pool Run to Get Faster by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Thu 09 Jun 2011 8:37am One of the best cross-training exercises for runners is pool running. It’s zero impact and has an extremely low risk of injury – making it a perfect supplemental form of training for a healthy runner and one of the best alternative exercises for injured runners. I spent a full two weeks in the poo ... Read on »
Go Ahead, Treat Yourself to Running Fast by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm Reading favorite running blogs and discovering some new ones, there’s a slight trend of crabbiness among some runners.  Sorry, linking to them wouldn’t be right, but I bet you’ve read some or maybe are feeling the yuck.  There’s the understandable frustration with the h eat,  missing some race goals, and the challenge fitting in running at the ... Read on »
"Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better..." and other running motivatiors by Shanna B. Posted Wed 30 Mar 2011 7:30pm When I first started running, I had terrible terrible thoughts. I would be out at the Northampton Cross Country 5k - the furthest distance from the start line, about 2.2 miles into it, and I would think of ambulances, and being so far from the start how would anyone know to come find the crumpled heap that was me attempting to run. Even if they d ... Read on »
The Running Coach: Annual Four for the Fourth Workout by irunnerblog Posted Thu 20 Jun 2013 11:35am Odds favor that by now, you are heavy into your summer training schedule, including regular track workouts. The track is one of my favorite places for building fast leg turnover and for anyone looking to improve race times, I think it should be an essential piece of regular training. One problem many runners face, however, is coming up with ... Read on »
19 Tips for Avoiding Injuries During Sprint Sessions by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 29 Jan 2014 11:00am Sprinting is a powerful asset to any training program. It’s brief and effective and long-lasting and reverberates throughout multiple aspects of health and performance. If you sprint regularly, you’ll likely improve your body composition, strength and fitness levels, metabolic flexibility, stamina, and explosiveness. Since sprinting is “going a ... Read on »
Hill Running 101: How to Take Your Running to New Heights by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 7:30am “Hills are speed work in disguise.” - Frank Shorter With a good hill, you can train almost perfectly. Hills build leg strength, increase your running economy (efficiency), prevent injuries, reduce impact forces on your legs, increase stride power, and improve the neuromuscular communication pathway. ... Read on »
Wanna Improve Your Run Speed for Your Next Race? Tempo Runs Baby... by RollinThunder Facebook Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 12:00am Last week I put up an epic post that was written by my buddy Sean at " Into Clean Air " -- one of my favorite blogs -- about incorporating Running Ladders into your workout schedule in the month before your last 10K or 1/2 marathon of the season. The obvious reason to incorporate that type of workout into your schedule is to improve your speed a ... Read on »