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I love the world cross-country championships. At a personal level, however, I can take cross-country or leave it.
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include On Pace, The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It? In last week’s blog post I mentioned that two new studies related to the phenomenon of VO2max had been published recently, and I described one of...
In this extensive Runner’s Tribe series the world’s best ultra and trail runners share their training, favourite gear and some other snippets of what makes them move the way they do. Mary Baughman Profile Home Town: Born and raised in Rochester, NY and now have been in Boulder, CO for 5...
A column by Len Johnson Asked to name Kenya’s first Olympic medallist, most track and field fans would probably nominate Kip Keino. Good choice, too: Keino was one of Ron Clarke’s great rivals in the 1960s, the pair improving the world 5000 metres record five times (4-1 in Clarke’s favour)between...
In this extensive Runner’s Tribe series the world’s best ultra and trail runners share their training, favourite gear and some other snippets of what makes them move the way they do. Jazmine Lowther Profile Home Town: Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Favourite Trail/s:  All of the trails in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park...
I love running, and I hate shin splints. After years of dealing with injuries, I was determined not to let shin splints beat me. Here is how I conquered shin splints!
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include On Pace, The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It? The concept of a limiting rate of oxygen consumption during exercise, or VO2max, has existed since 1923. For almost a century, we’ve known that oxygen...
In this extensive Runner’s Tribe series the world’s best ultra and trail runners share their training, favourite gear and some other snippets of what makes them move the way they do. Ida-Sophie Hegemann Home Town: Innsbruck (Austria), born in Duderstadt, Germany Favourite Trails: Innsbruck Nordkette and everything around South Tyrol / Dolomites...
  If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen is one of those cliches which gets trotted out from time to time. Often by someone concerned they might just be giving off a hint of getting uncomfortably warm themselves. Be that as it may, one observation you can...
A column by Michael Beisty Disclaimer: Content herein does not constitute specific advice to the reader’s circumstance.  It is only an opinion based on my perspective that others may learn from.   Anyone of any age who engages in running and related exercise should be in tune with their body and seek...
                 

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