So, you’ve mustered up the courage to get off the couch and run your first 10K?! Great! We’ll guide you through the process. This is a 10-week program in which we will be progressively (and safely!) increasing your running distance from 0 to 10k.
“Progressively…” Most people run away at the sight of that word! However, it’s a fundamental tool in your training tool box. It’s an easy concept to understand but very hard to apply - I bet you thought you could just jump off the couch and run a 10k, right?
Sticking to the right diet can make all the difference between progressing and stalling. Many runners think that as long as they get in their weekly distance, then the rest will just fall into place. However, a lot of different factors can weigh in on your performance on race day!
Nutrition is a very important pillar in an athlete's career and there is no doubt that it will boost your running performance and improve your race results.
Running long distances is a difficult skill to master. But still, there are thousands of runners who are crazy enough to endure dozens of miles and even want to do it faster!
In this article, we’re going to go over three different techniques that you can use right now to improve your endurance-running speed and we’ll show you how to incorporate it into your own training plan.
When creating a training plan there are many factors that must be taken into consideration and we’ll go into those factors in this post so you can start building your own running training plan today! No two individual athletes are the same. As such, crafting the best plan for success requires each of the following factors to be measured. Please note that I have inserted a link at the end of this post to an edited version of the training plan I use.
Using your heart rate in training is a great way to improve your running by planning strategically and using YOUR OWN body and heart rate to train to the best of YOUR ABILITY! In theory you will NEVER plateau because you will always be training according to your current health state. Let’s see how this works...
Step 1 - First things first, get your hands on a heart rate monitor.