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sfroadwarrior

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I’ve been a runner for as long as I can remember. Even in Kindergarten, I remember challenging anyone who was up for it to race me in the school yard during recess and proudly styled myself “The Third Fastest Girl in School” (I did allow that my friends Jana and Wendy were faster.) Our PE teachers did a running unit every January that pretty much consisted of having us run or walk around a quarter mile loop they’d measure and giving us strips of paper (?) every... Full Bio
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Strength Training Part 2: Hamstrings by sfroadwarrior Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week I wrote a post about the importance and relative easiness of strength work for distance runners. Not crazy circuit training or hours in the gym to get totally ripp ... Read on »
Strength Training Part 1: Introduction by sfroadwarrior Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A runner friend of mine and I were talking about strength work recently & she brought up the very excellent point that although some runners know they need to do it, they ju ... Read on »
The Long Run (Part 3: Logistics) by sfroadwarrior Posted in: Blog Posts in Running While training for Cal International Marathon last fall, I found myself thinking a lot about long runs and all the different ways they help us prepare to race. Parts 1 & 2 ... Read on »
The Long Run (Part 2: The Mental) by sfroadwarrior Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago, I posted about the physical benefits of long runs, even for folks who race shorter distances like 5K or 10K or whose main sport isn't even running.   ... Read on »
The Long Run (Part 1: The Physical) by sfroadwarrior Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ah, the long run. The sacred weekend ritual of the distance runner. The indispensable cornerstone of any training cycle. The long run.   Long runs do so many amazin ... Read on »