Paula Radcliffe (British long-distance runner, three-time winner of the London Marathon, three-time New York Marathon champion and so much more) was tested frequently in the beginning of her career for improvements in VO2max and running economy. After five years of testing, her VO2max had reduced and her running economy had improved – resulting in a 46 second reduction off her 3000m record!
I know joining a gym can be intimidating so in this article I’ll guide you through a routine that you can use to walk in any common gym and feel like you know what to do (instead of just feeling lost)!
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.
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.
A quick jump on the treadmill at home might be more convenient than a 20-minute commute to the gym! The goal in this article is to show you how treadmill training can be useful and totally not “boring and stale”. So, let’s get right to it.