The long run is a staple in all marathon and ½ marathon training. It’s the one run that prepares you physically and mentally to tackle the race-day mileage. For most runners, the only goal is the distance. No plan of attack— just head out the door and run 16 miles. Having a plan, beyond only completing the run in one piece, can help you prepare better for the race. Here are two tweaks you can make to the “just go out and run” approach to long runs that will leave you better p
Lets say you have two identical bicycles – one with treaded mountain bike tires and the other with smooth road bike tires. Which bike would you rather ride on the roads? Well, the easiest would be the one with road tires and here’s why - road tires will have less resistance meaning you’ll get further with each pedal. Basically you’ll be more efficient on a bike with road tires and therefore will be able to achieve higher speeds with less energy. Now what do bicycle tires
If you're in the northeast you probably woke up to about 6 inches of snow this morning, which brings up the question, do I try and run outside or do I slog it out on the treadmill. I thought it would be appropriate to share two treadmill workouts that help dull the monotony while giving you a great workout.
First a couple of facts about treadmill running, treadmill running is in fact easier then running outside primarily because of two reasons:
1) You don't have to ove