Tuesday, February 23, 2010

The FIRST training plan ? Run Less Run Faster

This plan is based around running 3 days per week and cross training for 2 days per week. It is similar in many ways to Jack Daniel's Running Formula.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/FIRST

Monday, February 22, 2010

The Broken 5K Workout

This is one of my favorite workouts, and one that I have seen used successfully by other runners.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Broken_5K

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Downhill Interval Training

Running downhill is one of the most important parts of training, and sadly, one of the most ignored. This page gives a staged approach to downhill interval training.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Downhill_Intervals

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Updated trail tips and 10 essentials

I've updated the list of trail tips based on input from readers

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Running_Trails

I've also added my take on the '10 trail essentials'

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/10_Trail_Essentials

Friday, February 12, 2010

Trail Running Tips

My friend Landon asked me for advice for her first trail run, which prompted me to write down my thoughts as a series of tips. If anyone has tips they'd like to add, then please let me know.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Running_Trails

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Medium Intensity High Volume intervals

Doing a high volume of intervals is very unusual, but it is worth considering for experienced athletes. Caution - This is a rather brutal workout.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Medium_Intensity_High_Volume_Intervals

Monday, February 8, 2010

Update to 'walking breaks'

I added some extra notes to provide guidance on when to use walking breaks

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Walking_Breaks#Are_walking_breaks_right_for_you_and_your_race.3F

Icing with a Camelbak

A simple solution for those hard to ice hamstrings and other body parts.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Icing_with_a_Camelbak

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Walking Breaks

This article has more details on the benefits of taking walking breaks, and how to train. I’ve added in some sample pace tables for different run/walk ratios.

Edit - http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Walking_Breaks (forgot the URL first time around!)

Upcoming Articles

o Downhill Intervals
o Medium Intensity High Volume Intervals
o Cucumber for post race nausea
o The broken 5k workout
o Chocolate milk drink for recovery
o Camelbak for icing hamstrings
o Golden rule of training
o Running your first 100 mile race

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Tabata High Intensity Interval Training

This is often claimed to be one of the most effective forms of interval training. It produces remarkable results for such a short workout, and I find it to be great fun.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Tabata_High_Intensity_Interval_Training

Monday, February 1, 2010

What I'm Surfing

I thought I'd put together a list of the blogs and sites that I surf on a regular basis. Let me know if there's something I'm missing ;}

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/What_I_am_Surfing

Upcoming Articles

o Downhill Intervals
o Tabata high intensity interval training
o Medium Intensity High Volume Intervals
o Cucumber for post race nausea
o The broken 5k workout
o Chocolate milk drink for recovery
o Camelbak for icing hamstrings
o Golden rule of training
o Running your first 100 mile race

Shin Splints

Some thoughts on shin splints and their treatment.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Shin_Splints

Upcoming Articles

o Downhill Intervals
o Tabata high intensity interval training
o Medium Intensity High Volume Intervals
o Cucumber for post race nausea
o The broken 5k workout
o Chocolate milk drink for recovery
o Camelbak for icing hamstrings
o Golden rule of training
o Running your first 100 mile race