Whether you’re planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these expert-backed rules will keep you fit and injury-free. Original article link: https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a20807021/6-rules-to-determine-how-many-miles-a-week-to-run/ Determining your weekly mileage during race training is a delicate balance: You want to run enough miles to physically prepare your body without running so much that you end up overtaxing yourself and toeing the starting line spent—or worse, injured. It’s also individualized as it depends on your speed, strength, experience, base, and goals. Unfortunately, there’s no
Chances are, you’ve heard someone in your run club talk about the ketogenic diet. It’s being buzzed about right now thanks to claims that it’s an effective way to lose weight, but you may still be wondering, What is keto? And, whether runners should try it is still up for discussion.
Intermittent fasting has gained popularity recently, and while it is touted to promote weight loss, improve insulin sensitivity, and have other metabolic benefits, is it right for runners?
Peak running season is ahead for us, and in order to run faster, longer, and stronger, you need much more than just strong legs; you need a bulletproof core as well.
In sports, we hear a lot about protein, carbohydrates, hydration and electrolytes - but there's another nutrient that plays a critical role in the day to day of an active, healthy lifestyle.
As you ramp up your training, eat more, and at the right times. Original article link: https://trailrunnermag.com/nutrition/train-smart-eat-right.html We like to assume that increased training translates to better health and, thus, more energy. However, when we increase training for a long race, we are sometimes left feeling lethargic, instead of more energized. For many, proper nutrition throughout hard training is an afterthought. Eating well during your training cycle, not just on race day, is key to optimal performance. Metabolism Motivator When you increase your training, your body’s
Original article link: https://forerunners.ca/final-training-phase-before-the-first-half-marathon/ You have another month of training before the First Half Half Marathon. There is enough time to run two more longer runs before the race to be ready for a successful race. Our current schedule calls for an 18 km run and a 20 km run to improve aerobic endurance. It’s a little early to taper back on your training though the long runs will be getting shorter as race day approaches. You can be ready by rehearsing what