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.
Dr. Daniels has a very different opinion than what most runners are generally told or find on the Internet when preparing for a marathon. Check out the video courtesy of Flotrack’s Thirsty Thursdays with Jack Daniels: Join Jack at the next VDOT Coaching Clinic.
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.
Amby Burfoot interviewed Jack at Runner’s World about how runners can improve their lactate threshold. Coach Jack Daniels is a private coach for The Run SMART Project. To receive a handwritten schedule from Jack, check out the Run SMART Training Plans.
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 […]