WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Prepping for a mile race. Ouch!

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Prepping for a mile race. Ouch!

No running distance has the history, the enduring appeal, the “magic” of the Mile. Like the 100 meters and the marathon, the mile is a running event that most Americans know something about. The mile race is also one of those distances you either love or hate. If you race at full effort, you are pretty well wiped out at the end. Since you are in the anaerobic zone for the majority of the race, your body is really working at a near all-out effort for a full mile.

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Coach Becky’s Best Bang For Your Buck Exercises

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Coach Becky’s Best Bang For Your Buck Exercises

For most of us, our 24 hours are filled with many priorities – being a spouse, a parent, an employee, a volunteer – and finding time to just fit in a run may be a challenge. We tend to skip pieces and parts of training which are complementary to running – warming and cooling down properly, stretching, rolling, and strengthening – because we just don’t have the time.

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Back-to-Back Races

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Back-to-Back Races

Sometimes that “Register Now” button just jumps out at us before we really sit down and look at a calendar. After, you realize you have two marathons on the books with just a few weeks (or less) between. Then, you think, “how can I possibly train for both?”