What does a good training plan look like?
What a loaded question, right? It could look like so many things.
Well, don’t expect a detailed explanation below because the truth is that what makes a good training plan lies in the big picture, not the details.
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written about not getting too caught up in tech while running. Listen to your body while running and use the tracking for after the fact analysis.
But what about other parts of your life?
What about sleep?
In short, much like your running, don’t let the tech get in the way of getting the job done.
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Are you late to group runs? Do you miss training runs or workouts regularly?
Are you late to meetings at work? Do you miss appointments?
If you answered yes to the first pair of questions, you probably answered yes to the second pair.
Continue reading “How you approach running is how you approach your life” It’s hard to believe but even this guy isn’t perfect
If something goes wrong in your training plan, what do you do? Do you panic or do you roll with it?
How about if something goes wrong in a race?
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When you line up for a race, what’s going through your mind?
Are you looking at it as a challenge? An opportunity to see how well you can perform?
Or do you see it as a threat, fearing failure?
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Have you been convinced to try to change your running form because someone insists something about your form is sure to cause injury? How did that work for you?
For what seems like my entire running life, I’ve always heard about how certain aspects of one’s running form are sure to cause injuries. Some of the advice I’ve heard or read about is so contradictory that it would seem that we’re all bound to get injured on a monthly basis because, no matter what you do, you’ll find someone who will tell you that’s bound to cause injury in short order.
But is all of this actually true?
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Probably because I share so openly the kinds of winter weather I’ve run in (pretty much anything you can think of) I’m often asked what people should wear in given conditions.
I always struggle with these questions. Not because I’m trying to hold back top secret information but because I truly don’t know. Different people need different gear in different conditions.
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Some time ago, I was in a fitness center and overheard a conversation related to weight management. After hearing someone offer his advice, I wanted to go over and give him a high five.
Because he actually gave sound advice. Something that is very rare these days, especially in fitness centers.
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Are you planning to try something new this year? If so, have you decided what you’re taking away?
It may seem strange to talk about removing something but, if you’ve already maxed out your training, how can you add something without taking something else away?
Continue reading “What are you adding? What are you removing?” Team HillRunner.com – 2019 Al’s Run
It has become tradition for me in late December to write a recap of what has been going on at HillRunner.com over the past year.
While I don’t have a lot to write about this year, I’d like to keep the tradition going so here it is.
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