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The Livelihood Mindset Vs. the Hobby Mindset

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 18, 2017

Running is a hobby for the vast majority of runners. Only for a tiny fraction of the runner population is…

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Why Your Easy Run Paces Should Be Wildly Erratic

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 11, 2017

Easy runs get no love. Whenever a video is made of elite runners in training, it’s always some type of…

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Letters to the Coaches: Creating a Level 4 Plan

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 8, 2017

Hello David, Hope you are well. I purchased the 80/20 level three plan back in June and used it to…

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Why Don’t 4-Hour Marathoners Train Like 3-Hour Marathoners?

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 6, 2017

A friend of mine ran the California International Marathon recently. CIM is known for producing more Boston Marathon qualifiers (relative…

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Letters to the Coaches: Daily Workout Order

By Matt Fitzgerald | December 1, 2017

David, I sometimes have to do the workout for a particular day in a different order than specified in the…

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How to Train (and Eat) during the Winter

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 29, 2017

Many runners don’t know how to train during the winter. They know that they should train, but they lack a…