Treadmill Training To Prepare For Boston

By |2019-12-18T17:15:11-05:00December 18th, 2019|Training Talk|

By Dr. Jack Daniels @dreambigrunner [Editor's note: Many runners training for the Boston Marathon are faced with challenging conditions in the winter so they either embrace the treadmill or use it when they really need to. Another challenge for some Boston qualifiers is the ability to mimic the course terrain in training or find sustained [...]

Treadmill Running, Part II – Training Types

By |2017-03-15T14:38:30-04:00March 15th, 2017|Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels There are really only two types of training a person can do: steady running and intermittent running. By steady running I mean a non-stop run at a consistent intensity. The intensity may be very easy, as at the beginning of a warm-up, during cool-downs or during recovery runs; or it may […]

Treadmill Running, Part I – How Boring

By |2017-03-08T15:18:00-05:00March 8th, 2017|Training tips|

By Dr. Jack Daniels Most of us like to think that one of the advantages runners have over other athletes, or, more simply stated, running has over many other types of aerobic exercise, is the simplicity and freedom of the sport. You really can run just about anywhere, and for free. I remember coaching a sailor during […]

Dr. Jack Daniels: Utilizing The Treadmill To Help Prepare For Boston

By |2016-11-30T12:35:44-05:00November 30th, 2016|Ask Dr. Jack Daniels, Training tips|

[Editor’s Note:  The key to training effectively for the Boston Marathon is how well you strategically incorporate undulating terrain in your workouts. But what if you don’t have easy access to undulating terrain? We asked the master on how a runner can utilize the treadmill to help prepare for the course at Boston.] By Dr. Jack Daniels […]

Dr. Jack Daniels’ Sample Treadmill Hill Workout

By |2015-07-14T15:03:11-04:00July 14th, 2015|Training tips|

Hills are a great way to improve your speed/running economy. They serve the same purpose as 200m or 400m Reps but with added resistance. One downside of doing hill repeats outside is all the impact/stress from running easy back down the hill. A great way to avoid this and mix up your training is to try it […]

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