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Do not underestimate your arms!
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Breaking new ground
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The Feeling can be Deceptive
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Improve Your Performance
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Benefit from an Intensive Week of Training
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Should I do it or not?

Do not underestimate your arms!

Increased runs, barefoot running, weight exercises, running technique, stretching – the ‘running to-do list’ gets longer and longer. Before you talk to your boss about a reduction in your workload, or you start having problems with your life partner, I want to provide clarity. running.COACH’s tips will; motivate you to give your running workout a[…]

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Breaking new ground

It’s not too often that we deviate from our usual routine and venture down new paths. We runners tend to be creatures of habit. We tend to run the same routes, follow the same training plan at the same time of day on particular days year after year. The only thing that changes is that[…]

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The Feeling can be Deceptive

The vast majority of those who compete in a running event are trying to improve upon their personal best. This is true whether the race is a local 5k or a major marathon, has 0 or 5000 feet of altitude change, or the runner is 20 or 50 years old. The drive for faster, higher,[…]

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Improve Your Performance

How to become faster as quickly as possible? This question arises frequently when you’re new to running in competitions. Thoughts like: ’My girlfriend was faster’, ‘I didn’t reach my time goal’, ‘I finished out of the top 100 in my age group’make you want to run faster. On the way to improving your performance, there[…]

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Should I do it or not?

Who is not familiar with the inner voice that says, “I’m tired, today resting would sure be nice”?But running.COACH is telling me to do a 60 minute tempo run. The dutiful runner laces up her shoes and goes out to run the workout regardless. Few others actually listen to their bodies, lie down and take[…]

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