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Hal Higdon Training Programs

Hal Higdon Training Programs
Bombs on Boylston Street The explosions that on April 15, 2013 rocked the Boston Marathon changed the course of the sport forever. Now Runner's World Contributing Editor Hal Higdon presents the first book on this iconic event, describing Boston 2013 through the eyes of those who ran the race, their stories gathered from the Social Network. You can purchase an autographed copy of 4:09:43: Boston 2013 Through the Eyes of the Runners by clicking here. Interactive Apps: Download Hal Higdon's new app into your iPhone or Droid. Discuss Your Training: Join Hal and other runners in the TrainingPeaks online forums.

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My love/hate relationship with yoga This is a pose I call “dead homeless person” As anyone that knows me will attest, I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with yoga. I’ll write articles proudly extolling the virtues of yoga to other runners (here), and then I’ll do a podcast for Marathon Talk where I basically portray yoga as a combination of witchcraft, spiritualism and pedantry (which is a kind of grammatical witchcraft). This week is no exception as I’ve come to realise that, for me, yoga is both critically important as much as it is sometimes a load of overrated toff. So lets start with the good:

Heart Monitor Training Heart Monitor TrainingBy Alex Sinha Athletic heart monitors have existed for several years now, but it wasn't until relatively recently that the technology behind them, and the development of heart monitor training techniques came together to make training with a monitor both simple and effective for the average runner. While many runners own heart monitors, often they may not be using the devices to their full potential. Other runners do not own a heart monitor and are unaware of the benefits of training with one. Why Use a Heart Rate Monitor?

Hip Strengthening Exercises - Hip Rehabilitation Exercises Exercises > Strengthening (Joints) > Hip Strengthening Exercises The following hip strengthening exercises are designed to improve strength of the muscles of the hip. You should discuss the suitability of these exercises with your physiotherapist prior to beginning them. Generally, they should only be performed provided they do not cause or increase pain. Begin with the basic hip strengthening exercises. Running Shoes Welcome back, {* welcomeName *}! {* loginWidget *} Welcome back!

Deciphering the Long Slow Distance Run (Part II) photo by Ken Lund In the previous post, we discussed the basics of what a long run is and why it is important, at least on a practical level. Here, in this post, i’d like to expand on these concepts, talk about speed as it pertains to the long run and discuss why it is so important to run long runs at the appropriate pace to reap the most physiologic benefits. So what is the appropriate pace and speed for LSD? How fast should I do my long run? BREAKING: Micah True found dead in Gila National Forest Click photo to enlarge Micah True (Courtesy Photo) SILVER CITY ---- Micah True was found dead at about 6 p.m. Saturday in the Gila National Forest after four days of searching. True, a renowned 58-year-old ultra-marathon runner from Boulder, Colo., who was reported as missing in the Gila Wilderness when he failed to return from a run Tuesday morning, was found by searchers near Woody's Corral, just one mile southeast of the Gila Cliff Dwellings, according to Incident Commander Tom Bemis.

Advanced Welcome back, {* welcomeName *}! {* loginWidget *} Welcome back! {* #signInForm *} {* signInEmailAddress *} {* currentPassword *} {* /signInForm *} How To Use A Heart Rate Monitor Workout Percent of Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) Easy run and long run 65-75% Tempo run 87-92% Interval repeats 95-100% Race Distance Half-marathon 85-88%

Heart rate Heart rate, or heart pulse, is the speed of the heartbeat measured by the number of heartbeats per unit of time — typically beats per minute (bpm). The heart rate can vary according to the body's physical needs, including the need to absorb oxygen and excrete carbon dioxide. Activities that can provoke change include physical exercise, sleep, anxiety, stress, illness, ingesting, and drugs. The normal resting adult human heart rate ranges from 60–100 bpm.[1] Bradycardia is a slow heart rate, defined as below 60 bpm. Tachycardia is a fast heart rate, defined as above 100 bpm at rest.[2] When the heart is not beating in a regular pattern, this is referred to as an arrhythmia. These abnormalities of heart rate sometimes indicate disease.

Newswire Welcome back, {* welcomeName *}! {* loginWidget *} Welcome back! {* #signInForm *} {* signInEmailAddress *} {* currentPassword *} {* /signInForm *} Your account has been deactivated. Phil Maffetone, - 180-Formula EXCERPT:From “The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing” by Dr. Phil MaffetoneThe 180-Formula and Heart-Rate Monitoring An important training companion to assist you in developing optimal endurance and better fat burning is a heart-rate monitor. This simple device is a valuable tool that not only guides your training but is part of an important assessment process, and can even be used in some competitive situations. A heart monitor is really a simple biofeedback device. Dorland’s Medical Dictionary defines biofeedback as “the process of providing visual or auditory evidence to a person of the status of body function so that you may exert control over that function.” Unfortunately, most people use their heart-rate monitors only to see how high their heart rate gets during a workout, or evaluate the morning, resting heart rate.

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