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justamaniac justamaniac replied to new to marathon training

"I'm all for LSD's.... having a solid mileage base is a huge help endurance-wise. Knowing that you can do the distance is comforting in a wei"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
42 minutes ago
Fartlek1000 Fartlek1000 replied to How do you run slowly?

"I liked to add my 2 cents. Your Aerobic threshold is determined by your age and max. heart rate. Max heart rate formula of 220 minus your ag"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
13 hours ago
justamaniac justamaniac replied to How do you run slowly?

"This has been a fun topic! Cadence: it is so specific to every runner.... every runner has a unique gait.  Yeah, ~180 is a target, but some"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
17 hours ago
PT Cruiser PT Cruiser replied to How do you run slowly?

"I have to add my vote for a 180-ish cadence. In 2007, at age 47, I spent many weeks focusing on getting my cadence to around 180. My maratho"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
18 hours ago
xonano xonano started the thread Market Research on new biofeedback technology

"Hey Runners!   Can you help me collect some market research? This survey will take less than 25 seconds to complete.   https://qtrial2013"

in Equipment and Gear 0 bookmarks
20 hours ago
shipo shipo replied to How do you run slowly?

"Sorry, I've got to say, concentrating on an arbitrary cadence number like 180 and stuff like a forward lean of five to fifteen degrees is ab"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
21 hours ago
Greenbelt9 Greenbelt9 replied to How do you run slowly?

"The others touched on it but are steering you in the wrong direction- 180 steps per minute is not an unrealistic goal at a slow speed.  In f"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
23 hours ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Weeks 5 and 6.... the logic?

"That is one thing about C25K I never quite understood.  Though most people seem to do it OK.  But as shipo said. do what works for you, and"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Weeks 5 and 6.... the logic?

"There are numerous versions of C25K program available, and not all recommend a 20-minute run in week 5; others I've seen ramp you up from 5"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 2 replies
1 day ago
Tonboko Tonboko started the thread Weeks 5 and 6.... the logic?

"So all the weeks so far have made sense to me. They are slowly building you up for longer runs. Then week 5 comes around and BAM! You go fro"

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1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Fartlek training - beginner 10k

"Well, consider that in the 2nd week, a (4M) fartlek is listed. At that point, 6M total doesn't make sense, with the "long" run at the end of"

in 10K Training 4 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Fartlek training - beginner 10k

"Interesting, I reread it and I still think it says a workout of 1-4-1.  I guess that shows to go you that even English is an imprecise langu"

in 10K Training 4 replies
1 day ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to Fartlek training - beginner 10k

"sevey, I believe you have interpreted correctly.  The instructions clearly say warmup and cooldown are included in the distance listed. So,"

in 10K Training 4 replies
1 day ago
shipo shipo replied to Fartlek training - beginner 10k

"Per the plan, your 4-mile fartlek workout is a total of 6-miles when you include the warm up and cool down runs.  That said, I've never put"

in 10K Training 4 replies
1 day ago
sevey sevey asked Fartlek training - beginner 10k

"I am trying this beginner 10k training plan http://www.coolrunning.com/engine/2/2_4/138.shtml . It says,"The distance in parentheses below f"

in 10K Training 0 bookmarks
1 day ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Runner's knee (maybe) 3 weeks before race

"Release of restricted movement makes exercise more productive. I would start by exploring the musculature around the hip for signs of stiffn"

in The Med Tent 5 replies
2 days ago
hammer4321 hammer4321 replied to Runner's knee (maybe) 3 weeks before race

"Thanks for the input.  Are there any knee and hip friendly exercises I can do to strengthen the quads while I take a break from pounding the"

in The Med Tent 5 replies
2 days ago
lenzlaw lenzlaw replied to First 5k -

"You don't say what you've been doing so it's hard to tell you how to "move up steadily" or even if you need to move up.  For a basic plan I"

in General Running Discussion 1 replies
3 days ago
Xanthfox Xanthfox started the thread First 5k -

"I love coming here for advice. So my Church I'd holding a 5k race this November 27th. I would like to participate. I've been running for may"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
3 days ago
ydiez ydiez replied to new to marathon training

"Well, so far I have decided a couple of things:   1) As I have a few "extra" weeks (considering a 18 week training plan), I have decided to"

in General Running Discussion 6 replies
3 days ago
JamesJohnsonLMT JamesJohnsonLMT replied to Runner's knee (maybe) 3 weeks before race

"One thing runners often don't consider when running through an injury, is how that injury changes the way they run. If you are favoring your"

in The Med Tent 5 replies
4 days ago
jesperg jesperg started the thread Share your Marathon stories, tips, tricks etc.

"Hi my name is Jesper   I have created this website, Born to run Marathon, where you as a Marathon runner, can share your Marathon stories,"

in General Running Discussion 0 bookmarks
5 days ago
hammer4321 hammer4321 replied to Runner's knee (maybe) 3 weeks before race

"OK, so I ran the 10K race about 3 weeks ago (new PR by 7 seconds!) and now I'm not training for any upcoming races.  I will likely run a 5K"

in The Med Tent 5 replies
5 days ago
modernhamlet modernhamlet replied to How do you run slowly?

"I stopped listening to music about 8 weeks ago. Totally different experience. I was immediately more in tune with my stride and breathing.  "

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 16 replies
5 days ago
Chuck1945 Chuck1945 replied to Ouch!  My neck!

"Great! Very glad to hear you completed your first HM.   About 5 weeks ago our older son had sent me a text that he had completed an 8 mile"

in Newbie Cafe (New Runners) 23 replies
5 days ago

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