Just like every summer in Tokyo, right after the raining season ends, a massive heat wave comes right onto our face, making our easy runs feel like crap and our tempo runs nearly impossible (not even mentioning long runs). Your
Harrisson’s excellent article on the sub 3 hour marathon target, brings us to the very clear point that something has to change when there is no progress. However, it needs to be asked, how many times should you hit your
You have been accumulating mileage in your legs. You’re getting faster and faster, hitting PBs from 5k to the marathon. You’ve been using the same method of training that has been working pretty well so far, easy runs, track intervals once
If novice runners were swimming the way they ran, I would say that most would need to be rescued from the water. One of the biggest pitfalls of running without any advice or coaching is the lack of efficient breathing.
Bubbles float to the top of the blue plastic water container as my cup slowly fills. Another day at the office.
What’s your favourite distance and why?