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QT: Hard Workouts and Race Paces when Heart Rate Training

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To reap the benefits of heart rate training, you need to commit to doing most of your runs easy.

Obviously

With the key word there being most.

Every once in a while, dropping the hammer and pushing hard is a key piece of the puzzle.

Sometimes that’s a hard workout. Other times, it’s race day.

But determining how hard to go? When you’ve been running easy the majority of your miles?

That’s not always as easy as it might seem. Read more

QT: Digging Into the Basics of Heart Rate Training

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On the surface, the basics of heart rate training are pretty simple.

Keep your heart rate below a certain level, or within a certain zone, during your runs.

Understanding heart rate training, and especially wrapping your head around how running easier/slower most of the time is perhaps the best thing you can do to go faster on race day, is a bit less straightforward.

However you feel about heart rate training, understanding why it’s effective can help you move forward as a runner. Read more

Sam Gibbons Follows a Hybrid Athlete Approach to Running

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My guest today is someone that I recently connected with on social media.

He posts great content on health and fitness while constantly challenging his physical limits.

I look forward to going a few easy miles with Sam Gibbons today!

Sam Gibbons

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QT: There is No Such Thing as an Unproductive Run

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Every run has a purpose, right?

Of Course

If you head out the door for a mile or three or ten or whatever, there is a benefit.

Even if your Garmin has the nerve to tell you that your run was unproductive. Read more

Adam Hughes Is Making His Mark With the Pre Race Podcast


My guest today is a runner and fellow podcast host, so it only makes sense that we will have a lot to talk about.

As an ultra runner, he is sure to have some stories that no doubt we will get into today.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Adam Hughes today.

Adam Hughes

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