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Endurance Racing as a Spiritual Experience

By Matt Fitzgerald | January 6, 2020

Eliud Kipchoge is known chiefly for two things: winning and breaking records. He has won eleven of the twelve marathons…

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Don’t Trust Your Treadmill

By Matt Fitzgerald | October 8, 2019

“Running” Indoors One of the more persistent myths in running is the idea that running on a treadmill is “easier”…

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“You Are Not a Watch” (A Lesson in Pacing)

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 21, 2018

In the context of endurance racing, pacing can be defined as the skill of distributing one’s effort across a defined…

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3 Things That Work, But Not the Way Most Runners Think

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 7, 2018

There are lots of running-related techniques and methods that are widely known to be effective but that achieve their effects…

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Hyperindividualism – Should You Train Your DNA or Train for Your Event?

By Matt Fitzgerald | April 2, 2018

We live in a highly individualistic society, a situation that has both pluses and minuses. On the plus side, our…

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What Is Good Running Form?

By Matt Fitzgerald | January 8, 2018

If you ask the average running coach what good running form is, he or she will probably answer with phrases…