Tag Archives: running

Running more miles relates to faster races for some, but not more injuries

Following twitter I often read arm chair experts draw erroneous conclusions on many studies, so I was not surprised to read world-renowned armchair physiologist Alan Couzans conclude that a recent study by Fokkema et al. supported the notion that high volume is the secret to fast performance. Why? Because Alan’s...
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Join our research project

Make the most of your indoor training and become a citizen scientist by participating is bike to run study. Mary Baldwin University and Norfolk State University are conducting a joint study on how pacing during cycling impacts subsequent running performance during duathlon and triathlon. Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:...
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The Great Cadence Debate: References

Here is a list of the research I used for my Triathlon Cadence Series in April. While not an exhaustive list, it includes many of the most relevant articles on the topic. Most interesting in a brand new publication by Whitty et al. showing that low cadence interval training improves cycling performance...
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Pacing: A case for pace feedback (or not?)

Sweat Science reports on a recent ACSM presentation, research Luke McIlvenna from the UK investigated whether pacing feedback improved 5 k running performance in a group of 8 runners. Using a randomized cross-over study*, runners did each of the following trials: No distance feedback provided Feedback after each kilometer Continuous feedback...
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Book Review: YOU (Only faster) by Greg McMillan

No time to read it? LISTEN to the REVIEW HERE It should come as no surprise that I read a lot of books, particularly training books, because I gain a lot of new ideas for myself and eventually my athletes. In fact, this is not uncommon among good coaches and...
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