Training Tips

The Importance of Gait Analysis

by Courtney Poullas
Read to learn what P3Runner Courtney Poullas has to say about the importance of gait analysis. Read more

How Far To Go With Your Running?

by Karl Gruber
Do you simply want to adopt the healthy and fit lifestyle of running on a daily basis for the rest of your life? Or maybe you want to fulfill your desire to race for more half or full marathons? Whatever you decide, Coach Karl Gruber encourages you to just run and run for your life. Read more

Hard Workouts to Improve Lactic-Acid Threshold

by Karl Gruber
Coach Karl Gruber knows lactic acid may not be the main reason for post-marathon soreness, but it still is a contributor to soreness. If you would like to improve your lactate threshold, shorter, harder workouts like a one-mile race could help to improve your body's capacity to use it for fuel. Read more

Marathon Done? Start Again!

by Karl Gruber
Soon after completing a half or full marathon, the majority of runners get the itch to do the whole thing over. Coach Karl Gruber encourages you to get back at it to maintain your physical fitness level and continuing to enjoy the runner lifestyle and camaraderie of the running community. Read more

How a Race Course is Measured

by Karl Gruber
Anyone who has run a race wearing a GPS to record their stats, including run distance, will swear up, down and backwards that the course was too long. Coach Karl Gruber's piece of advice is to not stress over what your GPS says about the length of the race course. Read more

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