Ask Coach Caleb: How Should I Structure My Training Weeks to Maximize Running Fitness Gains?

When it comes to training effectively, running hard during workouts is the easy part. The trick is structuring your training weeks (and entire program) so that you have the right balance of hard work and adaptation/recovery. In my last post, I talked about the reasons why runners should vary their pacing from day to day. […]

Ask Coach Caleb: Why Should Runners Vary Pacing for Different Types of Workouts?

If you’ve ever had the chance to see how elite runners train, one thing that becomes apparent very quickly is how their approach to pace/effort is different from most amateur runners. Elite runners tend to run their workouts really hard when it’s called for, and they run really slow (relatively speaking) during warm-up and on […]