Naseba Naru: Try and You Will Succeed That’s 55-year-old Naomi Kamasawa’s mantra, now that she’s started running to get healthy. But it wasn’t always like this. “I would say I HATED that season…” –Naomi Kamasawa It all started back in Japan when Naomi was a child. “In Japan, elementary schools usually have long-distance running events […]
Category: Improve Your Running
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.
Taking Longer Strides is Only 50% of the Speed Equation From a mathematical perspective, there are two parts to the speed equation: stride length and cadence. You probably already know that taking longer strides will help you run faster. And you also know that you don’t want to stretch your leg way out in front […]