The Joy and Utility of Multi-Pace Workouts

Most runners target a single intensity in all of their workouts. Either it’s an easy run or long run at a slow and steady pace or a tempo run with an effort at lactate threshold intensity sandwiched between a warm-up and a cool-down or an interval session featuring a...

80/20 Strength Training Plan Guidelines

If you have not done much strength training recently, or if many of the exercises in your 80/20 Strength Training Plan are new to you, we recommend that you perform each exercise just one time (one circuit) in each of the first four sessions (two weeks). All of the...

On the Limits of Science as a Guide on How to Train

There is virtually no evidence from controlled scientific studies that high-volume training is optimal for developing endurance fitness. High-volume training is optimal for developing endurance fitness. Both of the above statements are true. The reason there is...

The Livelihood Mindset Vs. the Hobby Mindset

Running is a hobby for the vast majority of runners. Only for a tiny fraction of the runner population is the sport a livelihood. Because the pros depend on their race performances to put food on the table, they typically do everything in their power to maximize their...