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Q&A with Hal Higdon

Each week, coach and author, Hal Higdon answers your questions about running. Here's the latest:

Entries in Racing (32)


How to Interpret Power Data and What to Do With It

Russell Stevenson and Hunter Allen of Peaks Coaching Group give a crash course in how to interpret power data, and what to do with it. A must-read for any cyclist who just started training with power.

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How to Get Sponsored: Part 2

In the second half of this series, TrainingPeaks sponsored triathlete Josh Hadway talks about what companies and brands are looking for in a sponsorship candidate, and how to make yourself a more marketable athlete.

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How to Get Sponsored: Part 1

Becoming a sponsored athlete can seem to be a dream reserved only for "elites". However, if you are serious about your sport and know how to get started, the path to sponsorship could very well be an attainable goal. In the first of this two-part series, experienced coach, athlete, and author Ben Greenfield provides 5 steps to getting sponsored.

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Five Tips on Proper Cycling Form

Do you ever think about how you’re sitting on your bike when you’re riding? With proper cycling form, you can ride your bike more efficiently, ride your bike faster, and ride your bike with less elbow, hand, neck, knee, lower back or butt pain. From toes to head (literally), here are five tips on proper cycling form.

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Quit Banking Time: A Case Study in Proper Race Pacing

With the winter and spring marathon season quickly approaching, Jeff Vicario further discusses the topic of how to properly pace yourself during a race, using a recent half marathon as a case study. If you typically "bank time" by going fast out of the gates, what you read here may finally get you to change your racing ways.

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