Getting the Most Out of Your Training

Sometimes life gets in the way of training and there are only so many hours in a day. Given all that you have on your plate, how do you maximize your time while training for a race?

6 Month Marathon Training Plan, Part 2

Welcome to the second part of a 6-month marathon training plan. At this point you’ve put in a good amount of work on your legs and they’re primed and ready for the next step.

Planning Your Training and Racing for the Year

As you embark on a new season of racing it is critical that you establish a plan to structure your training. The biggest mistake most athletes make is doing the same type of training day after day.

Base Training vs. Interval Training – What Makes The Most Sense?

One of the longest standing debates in the world of endurance training is what type of training will give you the best dividends from your efforts.

6 Month Marathon Training Plan, Part 1

If you want to do a marathon it’s helpful to find a good training plan that works for you and use it during your next training cycle.

Forced Rest for Better Performance: When Injuries Are a Blessing in Disguise

Here we are — nearing the end of a long summer of training. You probably have some prep races under your belt for your key event; your big race is on the horizon.

Getting the Most Out of Your Training: Creativity and Flexibility

“Doing more with less” should be a motto of us hearty Northwest endurance athletes. I asked four of the busiest (and most dedicated) people I know how they balance family (kids), work (full time and then some), and high-level running.

Marathon Training: Balancing Trail and Road

In training for a marathon, much of your goal is just to get your mileage up so that the distance isn’t as daunting.

Maximize Your Training

Sometimes life gets in the way of training and there are only so many hours in a day. Given all that you have on your plate, how do you maximize your time while training…

Overtraining: Prevention and Awareness

In order to improve performance, you have to challenge your body’s ability to tolerate an increase in physical, mental, and emotional stress. This is called overload and is defined as adding stress greater than your body is accustomed to.