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As runners get older, they become more susceptible to calf injuries, particularly male masters runners. David Habas, an accomplished 56-year-old endurance athlete from Lafayette, Cal., has completed numerous events, including an Ironman triathlon, three marathons, and ten half-marathons, but has had to deal with injuries that have hindered his ability to continue competing.
Whether you’re training for an upcoming marathon or just want to increase your speed and mileage for your own sake, it’s very easy for runners to fall into the trap of overtraining. When running is a big part of your life, it’s hard to recognize when you’re doing more than...
According to Tommy Rodgers, a registered dietitian and coach, what you eat after exercise can affect how well you recover and how hard you can train the next day. Glycogen stores need to be replenished, and muscle breakdown minimized. It is more complicated to determine the amount and timing of the post-run snack, but a small snack or meal with protein, carbohydrates, and good nutritional value should suffice.
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  Like a lot of children of the 1970s, I grew up mostly outdoors. Perhaps it was different in the big city, but...
Running a charity race is a great way to both challenge yourself as well as support a nonprofit or cause near and dear to your heart. With warmer temperatures and longer days propelling charity race season into full swing, you might be thinking of taking part in one soon....
Why magnesium? Magnesium is a vital mineral for the body to function and to achieve optimum performance levels for athletes. About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone, while the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Because of magnesium’s role in energy...
A column by Michael Beisty Disclaimer: Content herein does not constitute specific advice to the reader’s circumstance.  It is only an opinion based on my perspective that others may learn from.   Anyone of any age who engages in running should be in tune with their body and seek medical advice before...
Milly Clark – an unfinished work It is always difficult to judge an unfinished work. And the marathon career of Milly Clark falls into that category. It is at the one time so brief, yet also so brilliant. A training-run debut – “we just thought it was an opportunity to get used to having drinks and practicing my gel intake,” she said in an iRun interview – was followed by a 2:29:07 serious debut in the October 2015 Amsterdam marathon. Amsterdam, in turn, earned Clark a spot in the Rio Olympic team where, in just her second serious marathon she was a top-20 finisher and first Australian home ahead of her more experienced teammates Jess Trengove and Lisa Weightman.
As winter blankets the northern hemisphere, trail and ultrarunners face a familiar dilemma: the absence of suitable hilly landscapes for training. Across diverse geographical regions, these athletes encounter trails buried under snow, icy patches, or muddy terrain, severely limiting their training options. For those eyeing mountainous events, this lack of terrain access poses a significant hurdle. Thankfully, experienced runners have devised effective strategies to maintain their mountain running prowess.
Lactate threshold plays a vital role in optimizing running performance, representing the exercise intensity at which blood lactate begins to accumulate. By delving into the significance of lactate threshold and adopting effective strategies to improve it, runners can train their bodies to endure high-intensity workouts with reduced fatigue. This article explores practical methods to elevate your lactate threshold, ultimately leading to enhanced endurance and speed.
                   

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