Revealing the Rhythm: Understanding the Core Concept of Cadence in Running Introduction: The Pulse of Your Run If you want to run faster, understanding the basics of cadence and why it matters is critical. In the field of running, cadence is the heartbeat that sets the pace for a smooth journey. Whether you’re a seasoned […]
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INTRODUCTION As a seasoned runner and running coach, I have had the pleasure of witnessing the transformative impact of audio-guided workouts on both my own performance and the running journeys of countless individuals. In this blog post, I will help you understand the numerous benefits you can achieve by incorporating audio-guided workouts into your training […]
Using the Running Speed Formula as a Training Tool In Part 1 of this two-part blog post, I said that understanding the relationship between specific variables and changing these variables in favorable ways can help runners run faster and meet their race day goals. Let’s see how we can use the running speed formula and the […]
Perfect Running Playlists | The Search is Over I just unveiled my latest offering at Off to a Running Start. If you like to run to the beat but don’t have time to find the right songs (especially songs at the right tempo), look no further. You’re going to love this!
Are you looking to run faster? Here are two essential things all runners must know. Taking the Guesswork Out of Running Faster Traditional running pace calculators let you input two of three variables and will calculate the third for you. For example, if you input your distance and time, it will tell you your pace. […]
In this post, you will learn about the research that supports running with music. This is Part 2 of my series on Running with Music. Read Part 1, Is Listening to Music While Running OK? The Psychological Effects of Music Dr. Costas Karageorghis, deputy head of research of the School of Sport and Education at […]
How Many Runners Listen to Music While Running? Do you listen to music while you run? According to a survey conducted by Runner’s World in 2016, 61% of runners said that they listen to something while they run and 82% of these runners cited music as their number one choice (over audiobooks, podcasts, and the […]
For the past four weeks, I’ve been piloting a cadence-based training program. By cadence-based, I mean that each workout in the program streams through my headphones as I run (and walk) to the beat of the music while I learn and put into practice how to run with better form. And throughout the four weeks, […]
Anything worth doing takes time, right? Well, that’s what I used to think, especially when training for an upcoming race. “The only way to get faster and to be well-prepared is to train longer and harder,” I thought.