Workout Lab #1: featuring Jess Tonn

I'm very excited for a new video series: the Workout Lab! Each episode, I'll interview an elite runner about their favorite workout, breakdown why it's an effective workout, and explain the modifications you should make to the workout before trying it yourself.   To kick things off,...

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Your marathon’s done … what’s next?

  As you hit the finish line of your marathon, you probably felt some mix of achievement, pride, relief, and, of course, fatigue. Months and miles of preparation culminated in your race and that may leave you feeling a little lost on your next steps. Staring...

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Marathon race week recovery

This is part of a series of posts I'm doing this spring focused on marathon training. To get these "Marathon Monday" posts in your inbox, sign-up here! Guest blog post by: Dr. Josh Glass, CCSP Georgia Sports Chiropractic; Team USA Track & Field Olympic medical staff My coach at...

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The mental side of the marathon taper

This is part of a series of posts I'm doing this spring focused on marathon training. To get these "Marathon Monday" posts in your inbox, sign-up here!   People assume that when you get to the taper, your fate on race day is sealed -- there’s no...

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Q&A: Race Day ??’s

This is part of a series of posts I'm doing this spring focused on marathon training. To get these "Marathon Monday" posts in your inbox, sign-up here!    Welcome to another edition of Coach Carl Q&A (submit your questions here). This time I'm answering a trio of...

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Proper marathon pacing

Proper pacing is vital if you're going to run your best in a marathon. This video lays out the details on how you should pace your marathon to give yourself the best chance to PR in your next race:   To download a PDF of the slides...

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Taper right for your marathon

We're closing in on the most mysterious time of marathon training -- the taper. The taper is definitely important, but it doesn't need to be overly complicated. The goal is to cut back on your training enough that you get to the race without any...

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Q&A: Stretching post-run? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This is part of a series of posts I'm doing this spring focused on marathon training. To get these "Marathon Monday" posts in your inbox, sign-up here!    Welcome to another edition of Coach Carl Q&A (submit your questions here). This time I'm covering if you need to...

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Avoiding the Wall: 20 miles is not enough

This is part of a series of posts I'm doing this spring focused on marathon training. To get these "Marathon Monday" posts in your inbox, sign-up here!   Want to avoid the wall? Then you better run longer than 20 miles during your marathon training. Find out...

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Is your goal marathon time realistic?

With 4-8 weeks left before your spring marathon, you're right in the thick of prime training time. Now is when it becomes pretty common to wonder, "can I really hit the goal time I'm aiming for?" Or, if you haven't thought about a goal time...

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