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On Quitting – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

On the eve of my latest marathon training cycle, I’ve been thinking a lot about quitting. More specifically, I am interested in how we talk about it: “Quitters never win.” “Try, try again.” “#noexcuses.” It’s always presented in this clear dichotomy – quitting is bad, no matter what. Finish at all costs. Michael Jordan said, “If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit.” And few can forget, try as we might, the words of the immortal Chumbawumba: “I…

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#1 Drill To Get Faster – Running Fitness Article

So many people want to know how to get faster. It is one of the most frequently asked questions that I get. And, I am going to share the #1 drill to get faster – my cadence drill. This should be done on a non-long run day. It is fine however, to do it as a part of your warm-up before a race or a speed workout. Many runners have also told me that this is a nice way to…

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