Power Under Control

Power Under Control

I decided to try Matt Fitzgerald’s marathon training plan, which is based on heart rate rather than pace. The long runs have been excruciating as I’m capped at a heart rate of 160. My max is over 200, so to keep it this low feels painfully slow....

Keep Connected to the Body

I usually like to include pictures for the “seen on my run” posts, but this time you’ll probably be glad I didn’t.  On my last long run, I saw something rather than disturbing: four animal feet….and no animal. I couldn’t tell...
Reality You Can’t See

Reality You Can’t See

During my speed workout, I did six 15-second intervals, bursts of running as fast as I could. Yet, when I looked at my watch, my increased effort didn’t initially register on my Garmin. It looked like by heart wasn’t beating any faster…even though I...