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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #10

April 6th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. AGE (AND WEIGHT) IS NOTHING ! Kathy Martin is 60-year old female who never ran a track race until her late-40s.  Despite this, she has gone on to break numerous age-based world records. At 60, she can still run a […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #9

March 31st, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 1 Comment

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Use Proper Form With the Olympics just a few months away, today’s Lesson of the Week comes from our favorite Jamaican athlete, Usain Bolt. Click here to see the YouTube video. This is a brilliantly-shot video, enabling viewers to focus […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #8

March 25th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. This week’s lesson is that you are NEVER too old (or too young) to excel at sports. For example, this week Naomi Kutin of Fairlawn, N.J., set a new female world record in the 97-pound division by raw squatting 215 […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #7

March 18th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Getting in shape isn’t all about running. Losing weight isn’t all about the diet you choose to follow. If you are hoping to hit a new PR, you might be surprised to hear that running and speed work are only […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #6

March 11th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. This week’s lesson comes courtesy of the Berkeley Running Company. Living (and training) in Miami, you quickly learn to have an appreciation for hydration. The weather here is hot and humid, so hydration comes naturally…or so you would think. Despite […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #5

March 3rd, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 2 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Alan Webb was arguably the greatest American miler in history. He set the American Record at 3:46.91. He also holds the American high school record (3:53.43) and was the first American high schooler to run under 4:00 indoors. But none […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #3

February 18th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Increase your stride-length naturally At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Usain Bolt took advantage of his long stride-length to complete the 100M dash in 41 steps. He set a world record in the process. By comparison, the average professional requires […]

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The iRun / New Balance Mile – Race Recap

February 7th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

It was an unseasonably warm and humid night in Miami. But that didn’t stop over 100 competitors and spectators from coming out for the iRun / New Balance Mile. If you live in Miami and love road racing, be sure to put this on your calendar (the next one will be coming in the spring). […]

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No Magic Shoes

April 29th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

When I was in 9th grade, the only thing I wanted in the world was to break 5:00 in the mile. Other kids my age were focused on that girl in 6th period history class or the number of days left until they could score their drivers permit, but I was fixated on turning four laps […]

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Links & Resources

April 2nd, 2011 in Uncategorized by 0 Comments

Many renowned organizations have contributed research to the Faster Than Forty site or have helped Mark Gomes individually as he trains for the Masters Nationals. Our Links page can direct you to many of them. (Note: These are not paid links or advertisers. These are experts we trust who have helped us in some way.) […]

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