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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5 marathon workouts I LOVE

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!   A couple weeks ago, I talked about why it's important that your training is specific to the race you're...

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Q&A: How can I get the most out of cross-training?

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!    Settle in for a long edition of Coach Carl Q&A (submit your questions here). I'm taking a deep dive into...

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Target your marathon training

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!   Last week I talked about the stress-adaptation curve and why it has such big implications for how you should...

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Your workouts don’t matter

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!   This week for Marathon Monday I want to take a look at how you actually improve as a runner....

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Long run fueling and nutrition

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: Morgan Zinsli Bettini, MS, RDN/LDN, RYT Contact Morgan here for personal nutrition advice Coach Carl here with a...

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Coach Carl Q&A

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!    Hey everyone -- welcome to the first edition of "Coach Carl Q&A" (working title)! Today I'm looking at a...

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Flowchart: How to adjust after missed training

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!   If you made it through the holiday season without missing a beat in your training, you definitely deserve a...

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Strength training for marathon runners

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. Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS Owner of Precision Performance and Physical Therapy The case for strength...

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