Apr 012016
60-75 percent Effort Is Important

60-75 percent Effort Is Important Repeat after me – Endurance. Aerobic Endurance. Gotta have it or you won’t have any fun out there. Face it. A half-marathon or a marathon is a long way. Pacing yourself evenly throughout the race is the fastest way to the finish line. Guaranteed. But most importantly, you need the […]

Mar 282016
Why 85 percent Effort Is Important

85 Percent Effort Is Important What does 85 percent effort mean and what’s the significance of that number? If you have read running magazines, books on running, or any of the hundreds of websites offering running or training advice, you may have come across the following terms: Tempo Runs Anaerobic Threshold (A/T) Workouts Threshold Pace […]

Oct 142014

How to Run and Walk Half Marathon TIP #1: Approach the Half-Marathon by splitting it into two equal halves. The first half takes you to the 10-mile mark and the second half is the final 3.1 miles (5k). Now before you question my math skills, listen to my reasoning. The first 10 miles should be […]

Nov 012009
 November 1, 2009  Posted by at 11:05 pm Competitor Level No Responses »

COMPETITOR LEVEL. For those committed to achieving top performance. Workouts suited for sub-3:45 and faster marathoners and sub-1:50 half marathoners. This plan balances racing and other endurance-based activities with a solid program of anaerobic sharpening and strength-endurance workouts to maximize training time. If you want that extra edge as a triathlete, or a Boston Marathon […]