The Runner's Edge

Matt Fitzgerald’s High Tech Periodisation for a Runner’s Edge

Matt Fitzgerald has written numerous books around enhancing performance for both runners and triathletes. In his The Runner’s Edge book that he wrote with Stephen McGregor he describes using TrainingPeak’s Performance Management Chart (PMC) to manage periodisation and also optimise performance.

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Giving the Coach the Finger

I want my athletes to give me the finger, and often. Actually I look for it in about 80% of their workouts. And I encourage it. I’ve been describing it like this to myself for a few years. The idea of this article has also been floating around my head for just as long. I just haven’t verbalised it to anyone….so excuse me if this seems a bit of a weird context 😃

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Matt Fitzgerald

Book of the Month March – The Runner’s Edge

Millions of runners use Speed & Distance devices, and serious participants know that the technology can provide an edge over the competition. The Runner’s Edge unlocks the mystery and potential of these devices. Speed & Distance device pioneer, Stephen McGregor, teams up with Runner’s World/Triathlete writer Matt Fitzgerald to instruct athletes to use digital running technology to reach new levels and personal best times. Includes sample training plans for 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon runners.

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Train

Why Does Coach Ray Get Me To Train So Slowly?

As the goal of most people’s training is to improve, to get faster, to go further, to perform better, it is only natural that you…

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Fartlek Session

Friday Fartlek Run: Alberto’s 300’s

This session is great to improve speed for all runners and is used by legendary runner and coach Alberto Salazar on a regular basis with his runners…

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 29 Jan 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the…

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 15 Jan 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the…

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 20 Nov 16

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the…

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