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From the Hip
It is imperative to maintain good flexibility and strength in the hip and low back region to counteract the postural stresses our bodies endure.

Strength Training for the Distance athlete. Part 3
A facet of training that is even less understood than speed training by the distance athlete is the benefit of strength training for improved performance. Typically we see the endurance athlete performing circuit type strength sessions believing that this "strength training" will increase performance.
Also: Part 1
Also: Part 2

Speed Training for the Distance athlete. Part 2
Hopefully after reading my first article as an introduction to speed, power and strength training for distance running, I have whet your appetite to find out ways to modify your training routines to get more out of them (not to mention increase the mental stimulus from doing something different).
Also: Original Article
Also: Part 3

Speed, Strength and Power Training for the Distance Athlete
An area that is not well understood in distance running circles is the benefit of speed, strength and power training to aid in endurance performance.
Also: Part 2
Also: Part 3

The Power of Pace & Heart Rate Training
What is your athletic goal? Do you want to set a marathon PR or do you want to lose 5 pounds? Have you always wanted to see what's around that next corner, but can't quite make it? If improved fitness or performance is your goal, pace training may be the answer.

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