This post was originally part of Episode 406 released in April of 2017 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.
I’ve had conversations with a number of runners lately that revolve around the same concept: trying something new for no particular reason.
Yeah yeah. Hypocrite warning blah blah blah.
Here’s the deal: I’m all for trying something new.
Any runner that is looking to take his or her running to a new level by running faster or running farther is likely going to want to try some different training techniques, gear, fueling options, etc along the way to help them improve.
I get that.
But use your heads when it comes to trying something new; stop trying to fix a problem that doesn’t even exist! Read more