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QT: Using Strava Segments to Mix Up Your Speed Workouts

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Speed workouts are something that many runners spend too much time over-analyzing.

At least in my (expert) opinion.

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Whether it’s an interval/repeat workout, a tempo run, hill repeats, or whatever other form of running torture floats your boat, they all move the needle for your fitness.

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Matt Silver Is Sharing His Knowledge of How to Run Pain-Free

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Today’s guest is back for round two, which was inevitable after our first chat.

He is a physical therapist who works primarily with runners, and his first book was just released, which we will cover today.

I look forward to going a few easy miles while catching up with Matt Silver.

Matt Silver

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QT: Getting Older and Racing Hard are Not Mutually Exclusive

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I don’t usually find myself ruminating on the questions that are posed in the monthly Q&A episodes.

Especially the questions about elite runners that Lewis tends to ask.

I’m convinced my man keeps asking these questions to try and get a reaction out of me, and I do my best every month to grind his gears by moving on quickly.

But I found myself going back to one of his questions from last month, and the more I thought about it the more convinced I became that I left a lot of meat on the bone.

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Listener Q&A: March 2024

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Just like that, we are closing in on the quarter pole of 2024!

And the Easter bunny is coming soon, too.

Before the Reeses Peanut Butter egg sugar coma hits, let’s do some Q&A! Read more

QT: Valid Reasons You Shouldn’t Hire a Running Coach (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 523 released in January of 2018 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

There are no shortage of articles and blog posts out there talking about all of the benefits of working with a running coach.

This is not one of those articles.

You know what there is a shortage of? Articles talking about why you shouldn’t hire a running coach.

Don’t believe me? I just googled the phrase “you should not hire a running coach” (click here for search results) and the number one search result was an article about why you need a running coach from Runner’s World.

My thought’s exactly.

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