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The Ultimate Athlete Superpower

By Matt Fitzgerald | January 20, 2023

If you could choose one athletic superpower to exploit in your future training and racing, what would it be? Here’s…

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Advice for Aging Athletes: Assume Nothing

By Matt Fitzgerald | February 11, 2022

On January, 22, 2020, five days after thirty-eight year old Sara Hall set a new American record of 1:07:15 for…

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The Difference Between Athletic Development and Getting Fitter

By Matt Fitzgerald | November 1, 2020

Last year I was contacted by a very interesting person, we’ll call him Brad, who became a professional skateboarder in…

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Fifty Is the New Whatever

By Matt Fitzgerald | September 19, 2020

The 2020 Antrim Coast Half Marathon was exceptional simply by virtue of happening. It was one of the first sizeable…

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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…

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How to Increase Your Aerobic Capacity When You’re Already Doing the Obvious Stuff

By Matt Fitzgerald | March 18, 2019

As part of my ongoing quest to qualify for the Ironman World Championship, I am working with a company called…

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