ATU: Get More Efficient on Hills, Short MAF Runs and Are They Worth It, Structuring Leadman Training, A Closer Look at RER Values, and More

November 1, 2013

Improving your marathon when you’re good on speed and lacking endurance, having a hard time keeping HR down on hills during trail runs and what to do to get more efficient aerobically when climbing, specific workouts in the last 5 weeks leading up to a hilly ultra, short MAF runs of under an hour and are the worthwhile, any possible dangers with running or hiking in shin to knee deep snow with regard to mechanics or possible imbalances, problems with HRV readings, how MAF corresponds with RER or RQ values obtained in VO2 tests, advice on going sub-5 in 70.3 triathlons, for Leadman: how should training be split between biking and running (time and/or mileage),  hike as steep as possible or weight vest and less steep, after a big year of long races is it too soon to do 100-miler next May, at what mileage of the longest run for a 100-mile ultra does the law of diminishing return “kick in,” and more.

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