Racing and Pacing

 

Some runners run for the pure joy of running. Others run for stress relief or for social reasons. Still others run for weight loss or fitness gains. Many other athletes run for the thrill of competition or setting a new PR. This section of Running Planet is for you runners out there that love racing or running fast.

 

Race Pacing

The basics of racing and pacing

 

5K Race Strategy

Improve your 5K performance with these strategy tips

 

Fine Tune Your Training Program for Improve Performance

Strengthen your weaknesses

 

How Many Times Should You Run Per Day

Once a day versus twice a day workouts

 

Top Ten Ways to Adjust to Changing Race Conditions

Don't let surprises ruin your race

 

How to Improve Your 5K Finishing Pace

Run faster in the last half of your 5K

 

How to Prepare For Your 5K Race

Get ready for top 5K performance

 

How to Use Heart Rate Training to Improve Your Running Performance

Is heart rate training really effective?

 

Minutes or Miles

Should you train by time or distance?

 

Super Sets for Runners

The basics of super sets or compound sets

 

The Five Critical Running Paces

The most important training paces for distance runners

 

The Lone Racer

Staying sharp when racing alone

 

The Anatomy of a Distance Running Workout

A workout to meet every goal

 

The Twelve Rules of Training

Guidelines  to improve the quality of your training

 

Top Ten Distance Running Pre Race Tips

Things to do before you hit the starting line

 

Distance Running Roadblocks

How to overcome distance running obstacles and roadblocks

 

Top Ten Ways to Finish Your Races at a Strong Pace

Beat the effects of fatigue and finish your race at a strong pace

 

Top Ten Ways to Run Faster

Increase your distance running speed and velocity

 

Distance Running Training Zones 101

All about the four primary distance running training zones

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