The Story of the Rest

Guest post by Harvey Paul (*) WELL, HERE’S A TURN OF EVENTS EVEN I WASN’T EXPECTING. In my previous post I wrote about getting in a tempo run when I didn’t want to. This one is about the other side of the coin. Today is tempo day on my training schedule, but I made the …

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Inertia – Friend or Foe? Both!

I DIDN’T WANNA DO IT. Yesterday was tempo day on my training calendar. One-mile warmup, followed by five miles at a medium-hard effort, ending with a one-mile cooldown. Simple and straightforward. And a bitch. Cuz I don’t like it, even at medium-hard effort. What’s that? Depends on how I feel at the time. Last week …

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No BHARG This Year? What’s Wrong with Me?

I have a confession to make. For the first time in four years, I have no BHARG. It’s February, and I ought to be at the peak of my winter training, working my buttinsky off at Body Specs and prepping for my spring ultras, culminating in a Big Hairy-Ass Running Goal in late May or …

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