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 [...]
Run SMART coach Ann Alyanak answers this question on the new Saucony blog. Based on your experience level, current fitness and goals, Ann helps establish the appropriate timeframe needed to properly prepare for your next marathon. Read the article here.
How you approach the weeks following your marathon can make a huge difference in your long term health as a runner and when you start training towards a new goal. • First week after race. No running. Hide the shoes, sleep in and enjoy some much-needed rest. It’s important for your long-term progression as a […]
Question: I would like to know your recommendation for integrating hill training into a marathon plan. Dr. Jack Daniels: I like to think of hill training as another form of resistance training, and certainly resistance training can benefit a runner. Resistance training could be hill running, or squats in the gym or circuit training, bounding, […]