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Marathon Performance Sends 11 to Houston

Marathon Performance Sends 11 to Houston

January 14, 2012 will mark the first time both the men’s and women’s Olympic Marathon Trials will occur on the same day, on the same course. The top three finishers from each division will represent the US in this summer’s 2012 Olympic Games in London. Marathon Performance and Hudson Training Systems, based out of Boulder, […]

Moody, Sayenko Run Chicago PRs

Moody, Sayenko Run Chicago PRs

On a day where many predicted the heat would dominate the headlines, Tera Moody and Mike Sayenko let their performances speak for themselves Sunday morning. Moody, running before her hometown, posted her second consecutive personal best in the Chicago Marathon finishing as the 3rd US Woman overall in 2:30:53. Although she battled a nagging toe […]

Strength Endurance Workouts For XC

Strength Endurance Workouts For XC

I have gotten quite a few questions about racing well in the mud (10-12km) vs. a faster cross country surface. The first thing to understand is that the two most important things to racing well in cross country are the connection to strength endurance and power endurance related to your aerobic support (normally 4mmol threshold) […]

Fine-Tuning Your Race Fitness

Fine-Tuning Your Race Fitness

The following is adapted from the book, “Run Faster From the 5k to the Marathon : How to be your own best coach”. Authored by Brad Hudson. After a bad race or two, or a spell of sub-par training, it’s common to think, “I don’t feel fit.” Unfortunately, it’s also common to resolve to ramp […]

Taking A Closer Look At Hill Sprints

Taking A Closer Look At Hill Sprints

Every runner I coach does regular sessions of short hill sprints. Should you? Well, these brief, maximal-intensity effort against gravity offer two key benefits …

6 Adaptive Running Techniques

6 Adaptive Running Techniques

An excerpt from Run Faster: From 5K to the Marathon Every elite coach has a training philosophy. Mine is called adaptive running. It is based on my belief that a responsive, evolving, creative approach to training is better than an approach that is too structured and formulaic. Simply put, there is no single training formula […]

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