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Runners World August 2014 – 12 Week Half-Marathon Training Plan

This plan was created by Andrew Kastor, head coach of the Mammoth Track Club, an elite training team. It emphasizes race-pace miles, which train the body to be super efficientRead More…

Runners World June 2011

WHETHER You welcome it or dread it, speed work does a runner’s body good. “More than any other type of training, speed work is the most effective at building yourRead More…

Runners World March 2011

The final miles of a race can pose a real physical and mental barrier. Break it down by doing tempo runs and long runs back-to-back. “The stamina you build willRead More…

Womens Health March 2011

“By learning how to make your runs more efficient at burning fat (by running with more intensity and by making your body stronger) , you can get more benefits inRead More…

Runners World March 2010

“Running fast builds mental toughness, so you gain confidence in your abilities,” says Andrew Kastor, head coach of the High Sierra Striders in Mammoth Lakes, California. Download the full articleRead More…

Runners World March 2009

To get faster, you have to increase your VO, max, or the amount of oxygen your body uses to produce energy, which means running short repeats at a speed fasterRead More…