Training

To run fast, you must train to run fast. I do enjoy a good trivial statement. I started this article to pontificate on all the reasons why running a once-weekly, structured workout on a track is so very useful to runners of all levels. I got...

The original version of this article was first published in February 2017 by Triathlon Magazine Canada. I actually enjoy SOME runs in the snow. They’re fun, challenging, and the scenery is hard to beat. So while I look forward to next Sunday's long effort with X3...

by Nicole Mickelow My (love-hate) relationship with running started quite young, when I realized in elementary school that I could sprint faster than a bunch of the boys. Back then I thought I would be a track star…crushing 100, 200 and 400m races/relays and racking up...

Coach – ‘Let’s do an FTP test soon.’ Athlete – ‘I don’t think I’m ready.’ Coach – ‘Ready?’ Athlete – ‘Yeah. I don’t think I’d post a good result’ Coach – ‘What exactly is a good result?’ Let’s rewind and define some terms. I promise to keep this brief. Functional Threshold...