Tagged: training

NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #1

February 4th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 2 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Welcome to the first NO RUNNING Lesson of the Week. This is the first in a series of lessons on how running is only half of the battle. If you want to get the most out of your hard work, […]

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Faster Than Forty’s NO RUNNING Philospohy

February 4th, 2012 in Articles by 0 Comments

To join the NO RUNNING movement, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. What is the idea behind NO RUNNING? Don’t be fooled by the name or symbol. NO RUNNING is not anti-running. Quite the contrary… NO RUNNING is running’s best friend. You work hard. You deserve new PRs. It doesn’t matter if you are a sprinter, […]

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The Slow-Carb Diet and Distance Running, Part I

February 2nd, 2012 in Articles by 5 Comments

Last year, following a serious surgical procedure on his foot, Faster Than Forty co-editor Rick Miller experimented with Tim Ferriss’ Slow-Carb Diet in an effort to shed weight before beginning a distance running program. The free white paper at the end of this post documents the effects of this diet. A future paper will present the results […]

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RTX: The Holy Grail of Recovery?

January 20th, 2012 in Features by 7 Comments

Are two Stanford University biologists about to change the future of exercise science and running as we know it? Richard Stiller made a journey to campus to find out… It is early November, 2011. I am navigating through the Stanford University Campus in Palo Alto, California.  I have a 1 p.m. meeting in Gilbert Hall. […]

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How Jeff Galloway and a Heart Rate Monitor Saved a Runner

October 29th, 2011 in Articles by 7 Comments

The effects of aging sort of snuck up on me. At 39 years old, I was running right around 33:00 for 10K and was looking forward to being a competitive Masters runner. For the previous 10 years I had been running a very consistent 60-70 miles per week, injury free – and although I wasn’t […]

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Mission Control: A Gomes Update

May 12th, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

  It’s been a while since I’ve written anything publicly. In the wake of February’s world record attempts and March’s second-place finish at the U.S. Indoor Masters Nationals, I spent much of April assessing what I could have done better. Here’s a partial breakdown: Mistake #1 – Dropping from 150lbs to 140lbs All else being […]

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Coach @’s Corner 5:05.11

May 5th, 2011 in Coach's Corner by 0 Comments

Each week Coach @’s Corner addresses a variety of topics related to high school coaching, self-coaching, and our sport at large. Have a question or something you’d like us to address? Contact us using the methods at the end of the column. As a high school distance coach, I’m always experimenting – tweaking old methods […]

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