In this section I like to share some interesting articles about running, training philosophy, health, lifestyle and more.
Steve Magness is a US-American cross-country coach. In this blog post, he describes the overall goal of training prescribed to an athlete. Under the perspective of a coach, he talks about the knowledge which is needed and how to handle the information flow between coach and athlete. A great read!
In this article the ACLS Training Center describes some health benefits of running for your cardiovascular system, where the heart as a blood pump plays a crucial role. Including some links to other articles.
ACLS means Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and David Patterson works there, you can follow him on twitter: https://twitter.com/cprmachine
In a post in Nov/2016 ,I already mentioned this article from coach Jenny Hadfield.
The term "off-season" is discussed, as well as benefits from reduced training and potential dangers if you don't care.
Published on runnersworld.com.
A good running form in an efficient energy-saving way can give you great sucess to perform on a higher (faster) level.
This article written by Matt Phillips shows you that indeed it is useful to train also your brain.
Published on runnersconnect.net.
Great article about the Purpose(s) of the Long Run, as there are different beliefs, how fast it should be.
Also describing the Physiological benefits of the Long Run from mitochondria development to glycogen storage on a scientific base.
Written and Published in 2014 by Jeff Gaudette on running.competitor.com
Nach einer intensiven Wettkampfphase sollte man dem Körper Ruhe gönnen. Bevor die nächste Phase startet, ist genügend Zeit sich alternativem Sport, Kräftigung und extensivem Laufen zu widmen. Genau darum geht es in diesem Beitrag von Rainer Hauch.
This article lists 35 health benefits of running, according to science. Most people are familiar with the cardiovascular improvement or the calorie burning effect of running. But did you know that research studies also indicated benefits in the area of pain relief, a better memorization, a reduced risk of cancer, or a better trained immune system?
Written in 2017 by Jacky Anderson, published on sport-fitness-advisor.com