half marathon training

10 Week Half Marathon Training Plan – Fitness Article

10 Week Half Marathon Training Plan If you have more than two but less than three months to train for your next half marathon, this 10-week half marathon training training plan might be the perfect fit, especially if you’re an experienced runner. Beginners can also use this training plan, but you must stick to it faithfully. I’ve used this plan before! And you can too!(I’m assuming that if you’re reading this you have a half marathon in a few months…

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Yea Taper Time! Boo Taper Time! – Running Fitness Article

Yea Taper Time! Boo Taper Time! During a past training cycle, I overheard one of my runners telling another runner (who sometimes runs with us but isn’t one of my race trainees), that he was in his marathon taper time. The other runner proceeded to tell my runner, “I never tapered before a race. It’s a waist of time. You lose too much of what you’ve gained.” My runner proceeded to say, “I don’t know, I really think there is…

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Sparkly Runner: Accountability Tuesday: 6/26/18 – Running Fitness Article

Sparkly Runner: Accountability Tuesday: 6/26/18 Hello, friends! It’s another Accountability-Monday-on-a-late-Tuesday kinda week. 💁 Let’s get right to it!Training Tuesday: 2.3 HOT  miles in the new neighborhood Sunday: 6 trail miles, 11:58 overall pace I got a chance to try out my new Altra Torin 3.5’s on Tuesday’s run- they feature an all-knit upper and are the most beautiful shade of pink. 🙂 Disney Marathon training starts next week (!!!) which should provide me with a solid base for the Harrisburg…

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10.28.19 – 11.10.19 – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

10.28.19 – 11.10.19 – Salty Running It’s been awhile since I wrote a training log. Like, since March? I’ve been doing plenty of running and I’ve published quite a few race reports, but maybe it’s time to fill in a few details, at least about what I’ve been up to since the Chicago Marathon on October 13th. Before switching over to 10K training, I wanted to run one last longer race, the Philadelphia half marathon. I love Philadelphia and a…

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Eating Does a Runner Good – Running Fitness Article

Just read an article about how exercising before breakfast burns more fat. Article makes it sound like it’s new news. Heard this for a long time. Problem is that people will just read the headlines and then start running on an empty stomach. It’s true that when you run on an empty stomach, your body will use up any remaining glycogen (carb) stores and then begin to burning fat. Nothing wrong with that. However, what a runner has to ask…

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What Type of Race Trainee Are You? – Running Fitness Article

Life can get crazy when you’re training for a half or full marathon, and sometimes life and throw things at you the can affect your training. If you are working with a running coach, remember he has created a plan for you. Also remember that your training plan is a guide, a guide created specifically for you and your goals. As a running coach for going on 10 years, I’ve come to realize there tends to be four types of…

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