Webinar: Final Marathon To-Do List

You've put in months of training -- make sure that you do all the "little" things you need to do to be as ready as possible on marathon race day. I talk about both training and logistics that you need to make sure to check-off...

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What you may be missing with your long runs

In distance running, the long run reigns supreme.   That's not really news, and yeah, I talk about the long run a lot.   But even with all the attention paid to the long run, I think there is one thing that people frequently miss when they do the...

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Webinar: The Marathon Taper

The marathon taper sometimes feels very mysterious. But in this webinar I go over everything that you need to focus on during the final weeks before your race to make sure that you're ready to run your best!   Make sure that you don't miss the next...

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Webinar: All Things Long Run

In this webinar, I cover the bases on the most important run of your week -- the long run. I talk about the types of long runs that you need to include in your training, how to do them, and how to get the most...

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Start dates for fall marathon training (CHART)

I’m a cautious person by nature, and (full disclosure) I have been wrong about every single prediction I’ve made about COVID and racing. So let’s just say I am going to whisper this and try not to jinx anything …   If you’re planning to run one...

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Webinar: Marathon Pre-Training

In this webinar, I took a look at the idea of marathon "pre-training" -- essentially the work that you need to do before you start marathon training to be in a position to make sure that you can get the most benefit out of it....

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When To Start Marathon Training (FLOWCHART)

A great marathon performance starts well before race day. A proper, effective training cycle is essential to hitting your race goals.   But the amount of time that you need to train will vary depending on your background, your goals, and your recent training.   In the flowchart below,...

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Guided Visualization for Boston Marathon (VIDEO)

I've been a big fan of visualization every since my high school cross country coach (Coach Christy -- shout out!) began using it with us my freshman year.   Of course there is plenty of research to back up that visualizing yourself performing a task or reaching...

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3 Tier Goal Setting for the Marathon

The marathon is a mental challenge as much as a physical challenge. And one of the best ways that you can prepare for the mental elements of the marathon is to have a proper goal and race plan in place during your taper.   To really be...

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