Pros and Cons of Hal Higdon Half Marathon Training Plans

Hal Higdon is a runner and a long-time writer for Runner’s World. He’s also written a lot of books about writing, and his half marathon training plans are very popular among beginners. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, keep reading. We’ll take a look at Hal’s […]

How to Avoid Cadence Lock: My New Garmin Heart Rate Monitor (HRM Dual)

For the past six months, I’ve used a Garmin Forerunner 245 to track my running. Overall, I’ve loved it – except for the occasional cadence lock. I couldn’t find a solution for this problem, until I got a Garmin Heart Rate Monitor. I received a Garmin HRM Dual Heart Rate Monitor as a Christmas gift, […]

Reflections on How to Dress for Cold Weather Running

I’ve always been a fair weather runner. I usually started in the spring, got lazy in the summer, ran again in the fall, and then packed it up for the winter. This year, I decided to really commit to running – which meant learning how to dress for cold weather running. Although there were one […]

Why I Dropped my Gym Membership and Invested in a Home Gym

Throughout my life, I’ve had an on again off again relationship with gyms, just like I have with running. But two years ago, I decided to drop my gym membership for good and instead invest in a home gym. As a senior in high school, I was a member at a local gym. My best […]

How to Use a 5k Pace Chart to Plan Your Next Race Strategy

Running a solid 5k race depends on your ability to pace yourself well over the course of 3.1 miles. To help you do that, I’ve created the 5k pace chart that you see below. Finding the right 5k pace can be tricky. You need to run fast, but you also need to be able to […]

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