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Planning Far Ahead For a Marathon

Planning Far Ahead For a Marathon

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

You certainly would seem to have a good shot at nabbing a BQ based not only on your background, but also because you (wisely) are planning far, far ahead.

Alternatives to Heart Rate Formulas

Alternatives to Heart Rate Formulas

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

Your predicted maximum heart rate based on the 220 minus age formula probably is not accurate. Rather than planning your workouts around what appear to be false numbers, try experimenting with Perceived Exe...

Adjusting Your Workout Schedule

Adjusting Your Workout Schedule

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

It takes a while to adjust to a different times of day for workouts and races, but adjust you must since most races start early.

How You Should Run A Tempo Run

How You Should Run A Tempo Run

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

A Tempo Run is designed as an intuitive workout, a free-form workout, and is best done in the on unmeasured trails.

Shedding Those Last Pounds

Shedding Those Last Pounds

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

While aiming at a half marathon offers a great motivational tool, having two goals (race plus weight loss) results in those separate goals getting in the way of each other. 

Marathon Training Diet

Marathon Training Diet

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

How much should you be eating and which foods you should introduce into your marathon training diet? Hal Higon shares his thoughts...

Training for a Hilly Half Marathon on a Treadmill

Training for a Hilly Half Marathon on a Treadmill

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

I would play around with different angles on your treadmill. At least some of your training should be for a period of 10 or more minutes, angle kept the same. Not too steep.

Running at an Early Age

Running at an Early Age

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

If a child wants to run, let him--though not necessarily marathons at age 8. Children are very vulnerable these days and they could be doing a lot of worse things than running 5-Ks with their parents. ...

Adjusting Your Running for Altitude

Adjusting Your Running for Altitude

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | By Hal Higdon

When at altitude, run for about the length of time it would have taken you to run the prescribed number of miles back at sea level. Altitude training is as much mental as physical, so enjoy the scenery as y...

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