My Marathon Experience, Part I

By |2019-08-20T11:58:45-04:00June 4th, 2019|Coach Profiles, Training Talk|

By Matt McClintock In December 2018, I ran my first marathon at the California International Marathon which served as the United States Championship for 2018. While walking away with an Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2:18:03 was on the low end of my expectations for the race, the entire experience, from training to racing, provided me [...]

Long-Term Marathon Recovery Tips (VIDEO)

By |2011-10-12T10:41:30-04:00October 12th, 2011|Training tips|

During the next several weeks throughout this fall marathon season we’re going to post some important marathon recovery tips. How you approach the weeks following your marathon can make a huge difference when you start training towards a new goal. Run SMART coach Mike Smith leads us off with his tips on long-term marathon recovery.

Jack Daniels: Integrating Hill Training Into Your Marathon Plan

By |2011-03-29T11:44:31-04:00March 29th, 2011|Ask A Coach Responses, Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

Question: I would like to know your recommendation for integrating hill training into a marathon program. Specifically: When to start/end training (at what point in a typical 24 week cycle?) What format of hill training (true Lydiard hill circuits (bound up, recover @ top, stride down, 3X150M strides, repeat), normal :60-:30 second hill reps with […]

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