Tag Archives: aerobic

Stamina in the Marathon

Here is an excellent question in from the UK: So, here am I, a 3:08 marathoner wanting to go sub-3. I’ve run 10 marathons, so presumably I don’t need more endurance, I need more stamina, which I’ll get from doing … Continue reading

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Do you need Stamina or Endurance?

Stamina vs. Endurance discussions often involve two errors. The first is using these terms interchangeably. The second is on how to improve each. Stamina is the capability of sustaining prolonged stressful effort. For runners stamina is the ability to handle … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Running Camp 2011

OK, well this is rewarding as well as unexpected… yet hoped for. I have heard loud and clear from just about every attendee from the July 2010 Elevate Running  Camp I held @ Northern Arizona University. What exactly did they … Continue reading

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Water Training – aka Aqua-jogging & Aqua-running

This is the first of several posts on information gathered at the USATF Podium Education Project in Las Vegas. Like last year, this was a conference with coaches and scientists/researchers of the best of the best – Olympic level athletes. … Continue reading

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“Coach, I didn’t run because…” – Excuses

Click here to purchase! This is an excerpt from “Coach, I didn’t run because…” a book about excuses not to get your workout done and how to overcome them. …Coach, I didn’t run because… 125. I’m a wimp. 126. I … Continue reading

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Do Long Miles at Low Heart Rate Build a “Better Engine”?

Here’s a summary of a question from Chris D.: I overhear an accomplished triathlete (HI Ironman) giving advice to people who want to run a marathon to spend months running below a certain heart rate to “build a big engine”. … Continue reading

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