How To Make Running Easier

Put into practice the latest running science on running economy, as detailed by John Brewer in his book Running Science. The growth in mass participation running is fertile ground for running scientists because recreational runners want to do as well as they can, even...

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Tom Clifford | Developing a solid aerobic pace is one of the main principles of distance running.  Almost every distance runner follows Arthur Lydiard's model of easy distance, in particular that of Kenyan athletes who spend around 85% of their time running at an...

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Beetroot for Endurance or Beetroot Schmeetroot?

Scott W. Tunis MD FACS | You have heard about athletes taking beetroot to increase endurance. Some swear by it. So what’s the deal, does it really work? At Runners Essentials, we prefer to look at real science for our answers. By real science we mean...

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