Ultrarunning

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Weight Training for Ultramarathons”, please leave it below in the comments section… Just like all the other athletes, ultrarunners can benefit from cross-training. The long run is your fundamental workout as the extreme distances you’ll be facing… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Overcoming Burn Out”, please leave it below in the comments section… You know the saying that begins “Too much of a good thing…” Running is a beneficial form of exercise and a widely popular sport. But just… read more

November 1, 2011

Ultrarunning: Overtraining

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Overtraining”, please leave it below in the comments section… Training takes your capacities as close to its limits as possible for the purpose of stimulating your body to adapt to the pressure. This is how you gradually… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Finding the Time to Train”, please leave it below in the comments section… Browsing through the web, you will find no lack of suggested training schedules and programs for practically every type of marathon from the half… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Preventing Quadriceps Injury”, please leave it below in the comments section… You’re going downhill and you’re feeling a little relief despite the fatigue because it’s the last hill of the course. Then the pain in your legs… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “The Immune System of Ultrarunners”, please leave it below in the comments section… It has been studied and proven that an average person can boost his immune system with adequate amounts of moderate exercise. So why is… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Tracking Your Training via Points”, please leave it below in the comments section… Documentation is an important part of any training program. The benefits of training, especially endurance oriented workouts, don’t usually become noticeable until after some… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Training on Treadmills”, please leave it below in the comments section… Runners don’t always have the time or opportunity to practice their craft on the roads, trails and other outdoor courses. The weather is not something that’s… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Tapering for Optimal Performance”, please leave it below in the comments section… The taper is more than just a much needed rest after all that hard training. It is a critical period where the ultrarunner must find… read more

This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “Intervals in Ultramarathon Training”, please leave it below in the comments section… More often than not intervals are narrowly associated with development of leg speed. Perhaps this is due to the fact that it’s short and middle… read more


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