Fall is here, which means all you PSL people are living your best life.
Meanwhile, the rest of us our drinking our bean juice without any random flavory syrups the way God intended! hehe
Whatever your coffee drink of choice happens to be, it’s time for some Q&A!
You Ask, I Answer!
In case you’re new to these parts, here’s what’s going on.
At the end of every month, I do an episode dedicated to you and your questions.
Want to get a question answered in a future Q&A episode? Come join our FB group, watch for the post asking for Qs, and put your query in the comments.
Basically, whatever you ask I try to answer!
Sometimes, the answers aren’t worth a whole lot. But every once in a while I like to think (or at least hope!) that I hit the nail on the head!
When it comes to free advice, there are no guarantees that you won’t get any more than what you paid for it.
That said, I promise to do my best!
And if nothing else, there are usually at least a few decent memes/GIFs to make it worth your while.
Let’s get into this month’s questions, shall we?
This Month’s Questions
Did you watch any of the T&F World Championships?
Any idea as to why the second mile of my run is typically my slowest?
How should I handle training mid-week when I have races on consecutive weekends?
I don’t race but I’m competitive with myself and want to see my running fitness improve. How do I do this?
Any tips on training for a hilly race when I don’t have hills around?
What’s your leash set up when running with the dogs? Any races with the pups?
If I train for a half marathon PR with a well-established base, is a S&G marathon doable shortly after?
Do you have any favorite running docs?
Any marathons in new states planned for this fall?
Do you think the adrenaline from a race can hurt rather than help?
Is there a minimum heart rate where a run is no longer beneficial?
Any good October running challenges you’d recommend?
Do you call out a douche in the moment or silently judge?
Thoughts on the idea of running being therapy?
What was your favorite Halloween costume from your younger days?
What are some good ways to strengthen your ankles and feet?
Should I go for it at my marathon even if it’s a bit warm?
What are your favorite energy boosting foods?
Any ideas why I’m not typically hungry after long runs?
How affective is Amino Co, really?
Should I follow my watch’s suggested recovery time metrics?
Is there anything I can do to improve anaerobic fitness without killing myself on a run?
Is it normal for my pace to slow at the same heart rate as a run progresses?
And that’s that…
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