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181: The Need for Speed

effort levels and pacing Jan 22, 2021

Remember when you were a kid and you used to just sprint from place to place without worrying that you would get tired?  Remember the thrill of flying down a hill or running across a beach?  Can you think back to the excitement of running so fast that you were not sure if your feet would keep up or if you would fall over?  We live in a world of practicality and safety.  Running slowly has enormous benefits, but what about the bliss of seeing what else is possible?


Highlights of the Episode

What is effort level training?

Why should I incorporate faster speeds and paces into my training?

How often should I run faster?

What are the physical and mental benefits of running faster?

How can I safely incorporate speed training into my routine? 

What do I need to be aware of so I don’t injure myself?


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