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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 Running (9)

Wednesday
Nov062013

The Unlikely Ultrarunner: Shana LeNeveu’s Transformation

Growing up, Shana LeNeveu suffered from severe asthma and was told by doctors that she would never run. Last year, she finished second woman overall at her first 100-mile ultramarathon. Here's how she overcome the odds.

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Wednesday
May082013

How To Attain Your Target Body Fat Percentage

We all choose to train, workout or exercise for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons individuals choose to lead a healthy lifestyle are to change their body composition, get leaner, lose weight, look better and perform better.

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Wednesday
Apr172013

Are You Using Threshold Improvement Notifications Yet?

Now is the time perfect time of the year to start using the Threshold Improvement Notification feature in TrainingPeaks. As you move from base to build and as the first race of the season looms closer, your threshold will likely change more quickly. Using this feature will keep you up to date and training in the right zones.

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Tuesday
Feb262013

7 Ways to Prevent Running Injuries

Whether an athlete be a pro or amateur, running and triathlon success truly does take a village! With injuries, strength & conditioning, nutrition and even sports psychology to look after, even I sometimes refer clients to specialists. However, with sports injuries I think the best therapy is injury prevention in the first place.

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Wednesday
Feb202013

How to Get Faster with Interval Training

Looking for a 3% – 6% performance boost? Add interval training to your repertoire to get to the next level.

I have seen and been asked many questions from athletes in recent weeks regarding intervals workouts. When should they be incorporated into your training program, how long should the work efforts be, and similarly how long should the recovery last in between each effort and do I even need to do them?

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