Fartlek Isn’t Just A Funny Word

I needed to run today: to clear my body of the remnants of a super-strong cough medicine to raise my metabolism sufficiently to get rid of my illness to just throw myself back into running after the cold To accomplish all this, I decided to do some speedwork a.k.a. FARTLEKS. For those outside the running community,…

Go Low And Go Slow. The Secret Behind Negative Splits

I heard this line on Dr. Oz and I thought it was so appropriate because “GO LOW AND GO SLOW” is definitely the way to tackle goals. In marathon training, one of our goals is negative splits. That means we train so that on race day, we start running at a slow pace and as…