A Four Hour Marathon Training Plan

A Four Hour Marathon Training Plan

A 4-hr marathon is a very common goal for runners – here is our training plan to achieve that goal. It just so happens that the average marathon time is somewhere between four and five hours.   This has meant that the 4-hr mark is a significant barrier many...
Ultramarathon Preparation: Researching Your Race

Ultramarathon Preparation: Researching Your Race

Besides training, a large part of your ultramarathon preparation should involve researching your race well beforehand.  This is especially true if you’re travelling to an exotic location to run an ultra. You want to know exactly what you’re going to face...
How To Build A Training Plan For Your Marathon or Half Marathon

How To Build A Training Plan For Your Marathon or Half Marathon

A solid training plan is your key to marathon or half marathon success, plain and simple. By first setting your goals and then designing a training plan to suit those goals, you are laying out a roadmap to success – then all you have to do is follow the roadmap. In...
Cross Training For Runners

Cross Training For Runners

For runners, cross training means doing any type of exercise which compliments your running training.  Almost any form of work out or exercise will complement your running fitness, though some are better than others.  Here, I explore the different options runners have...
How To Prepare For Running At Altitude

How To Prepare For Running At Altitude

Running at altitude comes with it’s own set of rules.  Altitude affects runners in different ways – shortness of breath is common, and dizziness or nausea are possible.  Older runners tend to get affected easier than younger.    Some runners are interested in...

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