OK...we're not all built like Kenyans, BUT this doesn't mean we can't emulate said runners and see SIGNIFICANT improvements in our running! Below are a few biomechanics/form 'quick hits' for your read ...
Improved biometrics as a result of running
Have you noticed improvements in your biometrics as a result of running? I've been running for ~20 months and here are the results:
Pulse rate dropped from 68 to 56-58
Blood pressure ~115/75 t ...
ItRunsInMyFamily.com, what runs in yours?
This site has a tool that helps track diabetes that runs in the family:
This is a good way to help people become more aware of their family risk for diabetes.
Building Blocks of Running
If you’re new to running, it’s easy to get locked into the same routine day in, day out. But that same six-mile route gets stale after a while, and your body will too, if you don’t mix it up a bit. ...
Spring time running
For those of us that live in a four season environment, the spring time offers the opportunity to shed those winter running jackets, long pants, hat, and gloves. Whle spring in the East is late in co ...
Boost Your VO2 Max with Intervals Not Tempo Runs
A study with 40 healthy men examined four training methods: easy, steady runs; tempo runs; intervals of 15 seconds fast (95 percent of max heart rate/15 seconds rest); and intervals of 4 x 4 minutes a ...
Four Trail Running Tips
Tips for trail running:
1. Choose and study the trail well.
Type of climbing should be noted: rolling, steep, endless, elevation gain, grade. Heavy climbs require stronger legs, glutes, and ...