Ask the Ultrarunner: Why is 90 strides per minute ideal?

February 13, 2012

On this episode of Ask the Ultrarunner, Lucho answers your questions on signs and symptoms of overtraining and when to take a break vs. when it’s OK to keep going; why is 90 strides a minute ideal for running; heart rate issues on long runs; training camps for ultrarunners, improving run performance with cross training at the gym on bike, rower, elliptical, etc; thoughts on the Crossfit Endurance/4 hour body approach to ultramarathon training; structure a training plan for a A race trail marathon, monthly half marathon trail races, a 50K trail race in June and weekly 5K cross country series; thoughts on the Maffetone method; will a bigger drop in a shoe help running; and more?

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