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I love fartleks because they develop the aerobic metabolism and they teach athletes to run by feel, which is much better than learning to run by a watch or GPS. I love long runs because long runs develop the aerobic metabolism, long runs strengthen the mind and long runs improve the athlete’s ability to concentrate…

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Running Hard, but Running Controlled: Long Runs

Let me preface my comments by saying that for many runners – runners of all ages – there needs to be a build up of the long run to a level that they will maintain for months.  This post pertains to that long run, not the preceding long runs where the athlete is building their…

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