by John Stanton
The best advice I can give about racing is to relax and enjoy yourself. Have fun, talk to people, share stories and enjoy the course. After all, racing is meant to be a stimulating, memorable experience. Here are some common questions you might have as the big day approaches: Continue reading “Race Day Q & A”
Tapering is the fine art of rest. The more you rest the final week, the better you will run on race day.
It’s important to be prepared for race day. Here are some must-haves/tips to ensure you are ready to succeed in your race!
As a runner, you must learn how to pace yourself!
Speed training runs are key to prevent injuries while training.
Sweating depletes your body of water and salts. The harder you breathe, the more water escapes through your respiratory system.
Tempo sessions are run at a steady pace, just hovering over your lactate threshold.
Hills add resistance and strength to your training. Runners have used hills for decades as a way to increase endurance, strength and speed.
Good shoes are still the soundest investment you can make when training for a race. Coupled with a sensible training schedule, they are essential in helping to prevent injury! Continue reading “Servus Edmonton Marathon Training Tip: Pick the Right Shoes!”