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Using Rate Of Perceived Exertion For Runners

I was coaching a newer runner the other day, somebody that has really just begun their running journey. It really re-educated and reminded me of the fundamental importance of the rate of perceived exertion (RPE) or rating of perceived effort.  RPE comes from the Borg scale used generally in many areas of life to rate …

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Running Advice for Older Runners Who Want To Stay Active

As a 57-year-old endurance runner, I’m aware as I get older, that ultimately I will get slower.  That’s a fact of life.  But I would like to share my running advice for older runners that want to keep running. So while walking recently, I was very aware of the thought, I have to continue to …

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How Many Days A Week Should I Run To Become A Better Runner?

One of the questions I get asked is … How many days a week should I run? The question behind the question is… How many days a week can I get better but not injure myself? How Often You Should Run Should Depend On Your Current Ability And Ambitions As A Runner. Look, so many …

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