In this article I’m going to attempt to explain why and how you should increase the total training volume in running in order to perform better in your races (whatever distance they may be)!
This is going to be quite a technical article, aimed at running coaches and running “geeks”, but I’m going to try to keep the technical training lingo to a minimum in order to appeal to a larger audience.
We have to be supportive and help out these runners as much as we can because we all were beginners at some point.
This article is also helpful for intermediate runners as it will show you how to structure your training in a way that will allow you to finish the marathon with some reserve energy still in the tank!
The questions are… why do we stretch? Is flexibility important? Are there other ways to maintain flexibility without stretching? Is stretching an effective tool for reducing injury?
Along with some helpful information that is out there, a lot of myths are circulating around which may put some people off running completely. Below, I go into five myths and why they are what they are…myths.
In the summer, we get too hot and we’re forced to slow down. In the winter, without the proper equipment, we might not even become warm enough to feel comfortable during our run. So, if you don’t have access to a treadmill use the following 10 tips to master the elements.