Your Best Shape Ever
Six training and lifestyle strategies to take your running to the next level
Six simple ways to run further, faster and injury-free
With 2km of a 10K to go Kaitlin Goodman felt strong. Fluid. She picked up speed and flew the last mile to cross the line with a 52-second PB. So how had she managed to do so well?
To make such a breakthrough you need to ask: What elements are missing from your training? What bad habits have you let sneak in? For Goodman the secret was miles. Although focused on the 10K she had also trained for a marathon and so she was running more miles than ever. It was uncharted territory, but the payoff was huge.
But mileage is only part of the jigsaw, just one of several key strategies you can focus on to forge a breakthrough. Over the following pages we’ll show you five others and help you identify which – or which combination of them – will bring you the greatest rewards.