Sunday, 22 May 2011

The Secret To Running Fast At Any Age!

Check out Earl Fee's amazing long flowing stride length, a stark contrast to the short shuffling strides of his fellow competitors!

Earl uses Dynamic stretching, strength training, plyometrics, massage, hill sprinting and speed work to maintain his youthful running stride!
Learn more read a preview of his book

The Complete Guide To Running: How To Be A Champion From 9 To 90


This post is in response to Ewen's article on stride length and ageing

Pacing the school mile races

On Wednesday along with team-mate and club chairman Steve Mclean I helped pace the school races in the local Victoria park.
It was quite funny to think that Steve's and my age combined equalled over a hundred years!
Most of the kids running were aged from 11-16 yet we managed to keep ahead despite leading 8 races.
But it has to be said that I chickened out of running the ninth race and paced the 15-16 year olds race on my bike!
Read School Mile Race Report Here

Training For The Week
Easy run with Tess and Jon on sandhill 6
Total time 1.26
Parbold-Ashurst hill run, still felt a bit tired after pacing the school races on Wed.
= 1.51
Fri Rest
Hill sprints x 6 on gravel trail, plus 6 x 20 sec special strides = 52 mins
paced 8 school mile races, total time 45 mins
GARMIN DATA School Mile Races
Hillside loop, easy-steady = 32 mins
Club session on Greenbank school grass track.
Pyramid session 200-300-400-600-800 and down.
Very windy near gale force, hard work = 1.27
Note track training every Mon start time 6.30pm

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by7 said...

reading this blog post costed me 19.2 USD !! : the book is already on his way!


I think you will find the 19.2 Dollars very well spent!
I found his info on running posture really good- Lead with the hips and chest.
Tried that out last night on the track and really helped me land closer to my COE and run faster and smoother, excellent!


opps not COE [that would mean Church of England!!!]
I meant COG- centre of gravity :0]

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