Training

Why Run Fast?! 5 Ways to Slow Down

I’ve been reading Matt Fitzgerald’s 80/20 Running, Run Stronger and Race Faster by Training Slower.  In a nutshell, for peak performance, 80% of your training volume should be slow easy runs.  According to Fitzgerald, average recreational runners do one easy run for every hard run while a typical elite runner does four easy runs for […]

Downhill Running: Weakness Revealed

Strengths and Weaknesses, we all have them.  However, which is more important, to improve your strength or work on your weakness?  When I trained for the Boston Marathon seven years ago in 2009, I remember the coach who worked with the San Diego Track Club Boston group asked us what type of speed workouts we […]