As I’m sure you are aware now, Eliud Kipchoge ran a world record 2:01:39 at this past weekend’s Berlin Marathon, breaking the old world record by an astonishing 78 seconds. This simply expands on the resume of an amazing athlete who many were already calling the greatest marathoner of all time. Continue reading “Thoughts on Eliud Kipchoge and 2:01:39”
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We all know the simple definition of winning: crossing the finish line first.
But there’s much more to winning than just that. In large races, only one of thousands of runners can cross the finish line first. Many more may have run the best they could and have accomplished all the goals that had set out for themselves.
You very likely do something that someone would call cross training. Whether things to supplement our aerobic conditioning like elliptical trainers or cycling or things like strength training to beef up some aspects of our fitness that running may not do as great at, almost all of us do something.
How do you prioritize your cross training, though?