Training tips for Marathon Week

Training Tips for Marathon Week: How to Navigate the Final Week

By Ben Connelly Training Tips for Marathon Week Read this before the big race!     It’s finally here. The final week before your marathon. How are you feeling? Nervous? Excited? Worried? A mixture of all three? Some of you will show up this week with a pop in your stride. The runs feel easy. Your training went well ... More

Tempo Workouts: A Marathon Training Staple

By Ben Connelly Tempo training (meaning workouts run at lactate threshold) is one of the most valuable variables you can include in your marathon preparations. Many beginners underestimate the importance of tempo workouts, which will improve their lactate threshold. Lactate threshold is the pace at which lactate begins to build up in ... More

The Lone Runner Series: Sleep During Marathon Training

The Importance of Sleep During Marathon Training by Ben Connelly Many adults do not sleep enough.[1] Scientists have documented the serious dangers of too little sleep,[2] and many people have heard about the benefits of sleep, but some of them still do not sleep enough. Sleep becomes more important during periods of strenuous physical ... More

What’s Hot in Hydration

Guest Blogger Jen Hardy: What's Hot in Hydration More

Power Food: Fueling Success

Guest Blogger Nancy Cook; Power Food: Fueling Success More

Just a Spoonful of Chia

Guest Blogger Alisyn Gularte: Just a Spoonful of Chia More

Where Is My Water Belt?

Guest Blogger Eric Jorgensen: Where Is My Water Belt? More

Running on Empty: Endurance Fuels for Runners

Guest Blogger Andrew Thompson- Running on Empty: Endurance Fuels for Runners More

Supporting the Girls

Guest Blogger Jerry Allison: Supporting the Girls More

The Savvy Running Traveler

Guest Blogger Nancy Cook: The Savvy Running Traveler More