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Pre-Run Fueling For Workouts and Long Distance Races

As the long-run distance increases in the training schedule, pre-run nutrition becomes increasingly important. I want to discuss how you can improve your long runs and races through carbo-loading/fuel-loading. What is carbo loading? Historical carbo-loading asked runners to starve themselves of carbohydrates for three days then double food intake for three days before the marathon.Continue reading “Pre-Run Fueling For Workouts and Long Distance Races”

The Run Clinic Long Run

Our training program includes three key workouts per week: speed, tempo and long run. This week’s newsletter looks at the benefits of a long run in preparing for the half marathons and full marathons. The long easy run is simply that, a run at an easy pace which is slower than your marathon race pace.Continue reading “The Run Clinic Long Run”