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How to get started

04/13/08 More

How to get started

My 10 year old daughter is interested in running. I am not sure what an appropriate training program would look like for her age. She is very fit and does gymnastics, but I don't want to expect too...

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Hard and fast every day?

04/13/08 More

Hard and fast every day?

Dear Coach, My son and I argue constantly about how much he can safely run at his age. He is 11 and hasn't hit a growth spurt yet (65 pounds). He loves running and has run in several 5k's - his be...

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Marathon training

04/12/08 More

Marathon training

I just wanted to know a few good workouts for the marathon, I am running anywhere form 80 to 100 mile per week to get ready for the 2008 Chicago marathon, thanks!! P.S congrads on the 2:06!!

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Improvement

04/12/08 More

Improvement

I am a thirteen year old girl who is huge swimmer. Right now I am trying out for varsity girls swimming team. I also play soccer and cross-country ski. I am not a naturally great athlete but I love...

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Sprinting

04/07/08 More

Sprinting

My daughter is 8 years old, and she pulled a "glute" muscle while running in the 4 x100 relay. The pediatrician suggested rest, heat treatment, and stretching. Do any of you have any experience an...

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3200 meter

04/06/08 More

3200 meter

ok, I am a sophmore in High School, and i run the 3200 meter. my times for the 3200 meter is 11.40, and my mile time is 5.30. now my question is this: should i base my training on running my mileag...

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Better Time

03/31/08 More

Better Time

Hey, I have been running around 30-35 miles a week and probably a quarter of that would be speed work. I want to make my mile time faster, what should I do increase my speed work and add ...

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Running time

03/28/08 More

Running time

I've asked this before to just one coach and haven't received an answer, so this time I'm going to try just opening it up to any coach. :) I am running track for my high school. I have been traini...

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400m

03/26/08 More

400m

I have a son who is seven and he just ran a 1:23s 400 meter (indoor). What is the typical time increase I can expect once he hits outdoor season. (MORE INFORMATION): This is his 2nd year runni...

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400m

03/23/08 More

400m

I have a son who is seven and he just ran a 1:23s 400 meter (indoor). What is the typical time increase I can expect once he hits outdoor season.

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