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New Workout: Billat’s Analog Windup

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 29, 2020

Like many other endurance athletes, I’m adapting to the COVID-19 era by the seat of my pants, seeking ways to…

Veronique Billat

Book Review: The Science of the Marathon

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 22, 2020

I first discovered the work of Veronique Billat in 2002, when I was working on my book The Cutting-Edge Runner.…

The Endurance Diet Book

Avoiding Dietary Self-Sabotage

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 15, 2020

I don’t really consider myself an expert on anything, but I do know a thing or two about endurance nutrition…

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What’s the Key to Avoiding Injuries? Keep the Ball Rolling.

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 7, 2020

Injuries are the bane of the runner’s life. More than any other impediment, they thwart the efforts of runners to…

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If One Bad Workout Lowers Your Confidence Level, You Weren’t Confident in the First Place

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 1, 2020

Confidence, which dictionary.com defines as “belief in oneself and one’s powers and abilities,” is critical to athletic success. We all…

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Do It Because You Suck at It: Training and Racing with a Mastery Mindset

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 25, 2020

I ran my first Boston Marathon in 2009. Although I came into the race super fit, having just lowered my…