Category: Long Distance Training

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Pace Training 101

We have all heard the saying, “practice make perfect” applied over and over again.  So, don’t expect setting your pace to be any different.  Developing the relationship with your body to trust your pace takes …
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How to Set Your Running Pace

An important part of long distance training is learning how to set your running pace. When you come into a race too strong you run the risk of hitting that dreaded wall too early, which …

The Runner’s Mind Body Relationship

I have never had the best mind-body relationship.  From exercise to orgasm, I could never quite understand what my body was trying to tell me.  TMI?  …maybe.  But, I have your attention now, right?

How to Psyche Yourself Up, Not Out!

When beginning a long distance training program it is tempting to look at the projected miles as a whole. If you have ever been there, you know this can be extremely overwhelming and maybe even …

Top 5 Tips for Mental Preparation

During distance training it is a challenge to maintain focus on the task at hand, taking one run at a time.  It is easy to get caught up in the worry and stress of the many, …

Mental Preparation for a Half Marathon

We have all heard the saying, “mind over matter”. This rings true when preparing for a long distance race… as long as you arrive prepared. We can run with confidence when we take the appropriate …