Polarized Training Update: Week 3

1+1=2A couple of weeks ago, I started shifting over to a more polarized training pattern.  Here’s a quick update on how it’s been going. Continue reading

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A Better Way to Run MaxVO2 Intervals

trackI’m about to tell you about one of my absolute favorite workouts because it is so darn effective at making people fast at running.  It’s a variation on a running workout that came out of some research about 14 years ago and it’s amazing. Continue reading

Revisiting Polarized Training

Rabbit and TurtleEvery now and then, some new information comes along that just blows away everything that I was taught about training.  Even more rare is the when older research gets updated and repackaged in a way that surprises me in startling new ways.  Both happened to me last when I dug deeper into the research around something called “polarized training.”  It may fundamentally change the way that I train– and you may want to try it as well. Continue reading