Use an After action report "AAR" A tool for us to get better Do this right after an experience or an event - while the iron is still hot. Ask ourselves or the group: What went well? What didn’t? What would we do differently? Continual and never ending improvement.
912. 4 different types of speed work for runners
Wanna run faster? speedwork doesn't just make us run faster, it helps us run more efficiently too. It helps us run at our normal running speed, but it feels easier because we do speed work. We’re going to cover: 4 different types of speed work Weekly running routine template What strides are Ever heard of … Continue reading 912. 4 different types of speed work for runners
911. Ultra Marathon Recovery After, During, and Before
Recovery is first different for everyone and we need to find what works best for us. The reason for this article is to spark some ideas, try some new things, and see if they work for you and your lifestyle. If we put the time into our training and recovery, then we can expect to … Continue reading 911. Ultra Marathon Recovery After, During, and Before
910. know what we want
That’s half the battle Anyone can just start cutting down trees But what if the trees were endangered and someone missed that point? What if we weren’t building the house there, but we were building it across the way? Or if we cut the tree down and killed someone? The point is before we start … Continue reading 910. know what we want
909. Crewing ultra’s: what, how, & aid stations
So someone asked you to crew their next ultramarathon huh? What even is crewing? Crewing is providing on-course support for a runner during a race. This could be at designated aid stations, in one spot, on the move, around mountains, on dirt roads, or even leap-frogging the runner every few miles parking on the side … Continue reading 909. Crewing ultra’s: what, how, & aid stations
908. 8 tips for when running on the trails.
Maybe it’s your first time running on trails - we all start somewhere. My first time trial running I tripped over 3 logs on a short run. Running on mostly concrete I wasn’t used to picking my feet up and had gotten in the habit of the “ultra shuffle” Maybe you're a seasoned pro - … Continue reading 908. 8 tips for when running on the trails.
907. How runners can fix (and prevent) chafing issues, for good!
Ever chafe on a run? Chafing comes with the running territory, right? Eh, not quite. And it sucks because so many people drop out of their race because they deal with a chafing problem that can easily be avoided with some preventative maintenance type stuff. No doubt, chafing hurts - and it can put you … Continue reading 907. How runners can fix (and prevent) chafing issues, for good!
A reset is taking 5- 15 minutes and reseting Doing something different to get the blood going. Maybe it’s a quick walk or a set of pushups, a yoga flow whatever The point is to get us to stay productive vs staying busy Really, we drag things out. We can always be more efficient What … Continue reading 906. Resets
905. 5 Tips for Running Marathons as Training for Ultramarathons
Eh, so you're thinking to run a marathon as part of your ultra training eh? I love it. So most people use marathons as “races” - going for PRs… OR we can use them as a fun way to get a long training run in - which really happens pretty frequently in the ultra … Continue reading 905. 5 Tips for Running Marathons as Training for Ultramarathons
904. Being where our feet are.
That’s all there is. This present moment. And that’s our life purpose. To do this present moment as best as we can. How often do we multitask? Driving and doing makeup or texting, talking on the phone How often do we just go through the motions? We go out the door right into the car … Continue reading 904. Being where our feet are.