Articles on Marathon Training

January 7, 2018

When It’s Time to Scrap Your Marathon

Let’s face it, training plans don’t always go to plan. When life gets busy (as it will), sometimes it’s better to skip a race and instead set your sights on one farther down the road. On today’s Extra Kick podcast, Coach Hayley... 

January 2, 2018

Short Races Between Marathons

On today’s Extra Kick, Coach Dylan explains the benefits of running shorter races in between your marathons! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Dylan: Hi there Runners Connect fans and friends. As always, today I will be answering... 

Dead Legs

In today’s Extra Kick, Coach Dylan shares his advice for preventing a common runner problem: dead legs. Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Dylan: Hi there Runners Connect fans and friends. Today we have a great question from... 

December 31, 2017

Shorter Races Between Marathons

Trying to improve your marathon time? Coach Michael explains the benefits of doing shorter races between marathons in today’s Extra Kick podcast! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Michael: Hey Runner Connect fans. Welcome to... 

December 23, 2017

Recovery Post-Marathon

Recovering from a marathon is a critical component to a perfect training plan that runners often neglect. Listen in as Coach Michael explains how to do it right in today’s daily podcast! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Michael:... 

Carbon Filter Masks

Do you have bad seasonal allergies? Or maybe the air quality where you live leaves a little to be desired? In today’s Extra Kick, Coach Michael reveals the truth behind carbon filter masks and whether or not they’re right for you! Listen... 

High Heart Rate Before Race

Does your heart rate spike before a race? On today’s Extra Kick, Coach Michael explains why this happens and what you should do about it. Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Michael: Hey Runner Connect fans. Welcome to the Run... 

December 17, 2017

Concrete Vs Asphalt

When training for the marathon, you want to do most of your running on surfaces that will least impact your body. While some of us have access to trails, grass, or gravel, many of us only have two options: asphalt or concrete. So which of these two is... 

Shaving Time Off Your Upcoming Marathon

On today’s Extra Kick, Coach Tony shares some tips on how to better your chances of a PR in your upcoming marathon. Listen in! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Tony: Hello everyone. Welcome back to the Top Extra Kick podcast.... 

December 10, 2017

Injured Two Weeks Out

One of the biggest runner dilemmas is deciding whether or not to race when injury rears its ugly head. In today’s episode of Extra Kick, Coach Tony shares his advice on what to do if this happens (knock on wood)! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio... 

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